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Dr. Michael Dickens Presents: Predicting Presidential Disability With Modern Medical Techniques
Monday from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Mar 20, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Predicting Presidential Disability with Modern Medical Techniques Register in advance for this webinar: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BJZ6mK1SSVyFuPu67u6IjQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
This event is held in person at our Library and Research Center. If you are unable to attend in person, we will have a ZOOM option available for you.
What: A night discussing medical disability in our Presidents – new implications based on new science.
Where: The WWPL Library and Research Center, 235 East Beverley St. OR online through ZOOM.
When: Monday, March 20th at 7:00 PM.
Cost: FREE, but donations are encouraged.
Come join the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library at our Library and Research Center on Monday, March 20th at 7:00 pm to hear Dr. Michael Dickens discuss the topic of Predicting Presidential Disability with Modern Medical Techniques. The program will also be offered virtually on Zoom. Dr. Dickens is an acknowledged expert on the topic of Presidents and health. In particular, he will address issues such as:
Dr. Dickens graduated with honors from Princeton University and received his M.D. degree from Columbia University. In addition to practicing medicine for forty years, He has served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library.
At the request of the Office of the Historian of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine & Surgery, Dr. Dickens published two articles on Presidential disability and the role of Wilson’s physician in managing and hiding from public view of Wilson’s many severe medical problems.
He was the first physician to access the previously private letters of Dr. Cary Grayson, President Wilson’s White House physician, and Dr. Grayson’s private medical records of Wilson.
The mission of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library is to promote an understanding of the complexity of the life and times of President Woodrow Wilson, his influence on the world, his relevance for today and for the future. Your donation to the WWPL annual fund allows us to remain responsive to the educational needs of the public and to our staff. Our nation has a deep need for trusted information, and as a library and museum, we are committed to provide educational resources for as long as we are financially able. The WWPL is a 501 (c)(3) organization.