The Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture Professor Tony Redmond OBE
Date: Tuesday, 16 May 2023
Speaker: Professor Tony Redmond OBE
Time: 6pm – 8.30pm
Venue: University Place
Tickets available soon.
Medical Humanitarianism: Reflections on a lifetime on the Frontline
In late 2022 Professor Redmond carried out his final humanitarian mission – working in war-torn Ukraine. Join us in person as he reflects upon 35 years of responding to wars and major disasters around the world and the lessons we have, haven’t, and must learn.
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor, will chair the lecture, which will be followed by Q&A with the audience. There will be a drinks reception to follow.
We’ll also be streaming the lecture for those of you who are not able to join us in person.
About Professor Tony Redmond
Tony Redmond OBE (MBChB 1975) has led teams of volunteers to wars, sudden onset disasters, and disease outbreaks around the world. He is Professor Emeritus of International Emergency Medicine at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at The University of Manchester (which he co-founded in 2008) and former President of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine. In 1995 he founded UK-Med, an International NGO that provides emergency medical humanitarian assistance.
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