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Beatrix Hamburg MD ‘48, Portrait Unveiling and Lecture: June 3

May 18, 2022

The YSM Program for Art in Public Spaces and the Office for Women in Medicine and Science invite you to attend two events to honor Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD ’48.

Dr. Hamburg was an internationally renowned researcher, advocate, and policy maker in the field of adolescent psychiatry, mental health, and violence prevention. In 1948, Dr. Hamburg was the first Black woman to graduate from Yale School of Medicine.

Please join us on June 3 for:

The unveiling of an oil portrait of Dr. Hamburg by artist Elizabeth Colomba
11:30 a.m. – noon, Medical Historical Library in the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

The Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD ‘48 Lectureship
Juanita L. Merchant, MD, PhD, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology and Regents Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, Tucson, will deliver the inaugural lecture on Reversing TIME (Tissue/Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Gastric Cancer.)
Noon – 1 p.m., Room 115 of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library (Boxed lunches will be served.) Click here to register.

Submitted by Isabella Backman on May 18, 2022