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Convocation: Dr. Paul Farmer

Convocation: Dr. Paul Farmer

On Tuesday Apr. 22, medical anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer delivered Lawrence’s spring convocation, titled “In the Company of the Poor.” Associate Professor of History Monica Rico introduced him as an “internationally recognized expert on treating infectious diseases,” sharing with the full chapel his accomplishments to date, including a MacArthur Foundation fellowship and a position as

Staff Editorial: Dr. Paul Farmer’s Convocation

Dr. Paul Farmer inspired the future doctors and activists among us while informing others on the current state of global health equity in his convocation, “In the Company of the Poor.” The ideals and strategies in the convocation were applauded by all in attendance. However, not all found his casual and personal method of speaking