Westminster College presents a free lecture by Dr. Rick Hodes about his life’s work in Ethopia. Rick Hodes is an American doctor who has lived and worked in Ethiopia for more than 25 years. He is the Medical Director of Ethiopia for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a 95-year-old NGO. Over the years, he has been in charge of the health of Ethiopians immigrating to Israel. Currently, he is the senior consultant at a Catholic mission helping the poor with heart disease (rheumatic and congenital), spine disease (TB and scoliosis), and cancer. He has also worked with refugees in Rwanda, Zaire, Tanzania, Somalia and Albania. His work is the subject of the HBO documentary “Making the Crooked Straight” as well as a new book “This is a Soul: The Mission of Rick Hodes.”
The lecture is free and open to the public, sponsored by Hillel for Utah at Westminster and the United Jewish Federation of Utah.
Event Days: Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat.
Event Hours: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Vieve Gore Concert Hall - Westminster College