NewsPress Release: 11/17/00Dr. Michael Curtis to Speak at Marlboro College
MARLBORO, VT - On Monday, November 27, at 7 p.m. in the Appletree building at Marlboro College, Dr. Michael Curtis will share reflections on this work with Doctors Without Borders. Curtis, a Brattleboro physician, has volunteered for the organization, the 1999 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Doctors Without Borders, also known as Médecins Sans Frontiéres, is the world's largest independent medical relief agency aiding victims of armed conflicts, epidemics and natural and man-made disasters. It also serves those who lack health care due to geographic remoteness or ethnic marginalization. The organization has retained its freedom in choosing when and where to operate, and has often been on the front lines of international conflicts, well before government-sanctioned aid has arrived. Curtis has joined Doctors Without Borders in Bangladesh, Bosnia and Macedonia.
Curtis will also share slides and stories from his travels. The Appletree building is fully accessible, and the lecture is open to the public. For more information, please call (802) 257-4333.