Dr. Regina Benjamin Kicks Off Spring Convocation Series

February 6, 2015

Communications Staff

Regina Benjamin in uniform
Dr. Regina Benjamin
Photo credit: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

The 2014-2015 Convocation Series continues Wednesday, February 25, with An Evening with Dr. Regina Benjamin. Benjamin was appointed the 18th U.S. Surgeon General in 2009.

During her tenure, she worked to shift the nation’s focus from sickness to wellness and prevention. She is thefirst NOLA.com/Times Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. The MacArthur Foundation, Pope Benedict XVI, and the NAACP, among others, have recognized Benjamin for her dedication to preventative care.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Finney Chapel. It is free and open to the public. No ticket required.

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