April 8, 2010

April "House Organ" Now on Newstands and Online

In this issue:
Savannah Williams: Research Assistant, Marine Biologist, Cellist
When Savannah Williams was a young girl, she saw a boy playing cello on PBS, and decided that was for her. She heard a lecture by a scuba diver, and decided marine biology was for her, too.

A Surgeon on the Brink
Necrotizing fasciitis, more commonly – and dramatically – referred to as the disease caused by “flesh-eating bacteria,” almost took Bill Obremskey, M.D.’s life. The dramatic story of his comeback from near death, to a more full life.

A Youth's Perspective on the Making of a World-Class Scientist
A 13-year-old gets life lessons from Mildred Stahlman, M.D., including: “The more broadly you educate yourself, the more successful you will be.”

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