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Farmer to talk about Haiti since the earthquake

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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Paul Farmer, a medical anthropologist and physician, will talk about Haiti since the earthquake, the subject of his latest book, on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m., as part of a semester-long colloquium on health care change at the University of Rhode Island.

The founder of the international non-profit group Partners in Health, Farmer was the subject of the book “Mountains Beyond Mountains” by Tracey Kidder, who was the first Honors Colloquium speaker of the year.

The final two colloquium speakers are Dr. Michael Fine, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, on Nov. 27, and Unni Karanukara, international president of Doctors Without Borders, on Dec. 10.

Paul Farmer, University of Rhode Island, Mountains Beyond Mountains,

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