2012 Gerald R. Fink '62 Bioscience Symposium Schedule

Thurs., Jan. 19, 2012 in Stirn Auditorium


3 p.m.  Opening remarks. George C. Carmany '62, Senior Advisor, Brown Brothers Harriman and Essex Woodlands Health Ventures and Gerald R. Fink '62, MIT professor and former director, Whitehead Institute.

3:30 p.m.  Dr. Peter W. Reddien, Whitehead Institute member and MIT associate professor of biology.

4:15 p.m.  Dr. Alfred (Fred) M. Sadler, Jr. '62, founder, Physician Assistant Program will speak on "The Road Less Traveled." Sadler will address choices he made as a young professional which took him off his chosen career path as a surgeon and opened up new doors, new vistas and forged an entirely new career – one that he could not possibly have imagined. Sadler continues to choose directions, which provide him with a fresh spark, creativity and a new way to be of service.

5 p.m.  James (Jim) Alfred Guest '62, president and CEO of Consumer Reports will focus on "Don't Take No for an Answer."

5:45 p.m.  Dr. Tenley E. Albright, Boston surgeon and olympic medalist.

6:30 p.m.  Dinner. Lewis Sebring Dining Commons. Remarks by John Abele '59, co-founder of  Boston Scientific and former Amherst College Trustee.