Philadelphia - Science and the Liberal Arts (registration is closed - event is at capacity)
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Amherst Association of Philadelphia
invites you to
Creating Connections: Science and the Liberal Arts
A conversation about the importance of the liberal arts to science …
and the importance of science to the liberal arts.
David A. Kessler M.D. ’73, P’07,’04
Former Commissioner, FDA; Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
John S. Middleton ’77
Trustee, Amherst College
Director of Facilities and Associate Treasurer for Campus Services, Amherst College
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
at the home of
Jaimie and David Field ’84
Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be provided.
Dr. David A. Kessler '73 P'07,'04 is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He has also served as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and as Dean of the medical schools at Yale and UCSF. He currently serves as an Amherst College Trustee Emeriti. Dr. Kessler will speak about the impact of Amherst on his career in healthcare and the importance of the liberal arts to science.
John S. Middleton ’77 has served as an Amherst College Trustee since 2009 and currently chairs the buildings and grounds committee. He is currently chairman and CEO of Double Play Inc., the principal owner of the Phillies, where he has been the chairman since 1998. He is also chairman and CEO of Dock Street Capital. John will offer insights on why science remains a priority for Amherst.
Jim Brassord has been with the College since 1997 and is the Director of Facilities/Associate Treasurer for Campus Services. His responsibilities include leading the planning, design and construction of the New Science Center as well as the College's Campus Masterplan study. Jim will share the Science Center's strategic design that will inspire programming to stimulate interaction among the entire college community.
Questions? Please contact Sarah Sanford ’89 at 413-542-2127