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Dr. Timothy Johnson, Longtime Medical Correspondent for ABC News, to Speak at Lasell Village

October 12, 2012

Dr. Timothy Johnson, best known to television viewers as the longtime chief medical correspondent for ABC News on the ABC television network, will give a talk at Lasell Village on Tuesday October 16 on health care in America titled, "The Truth About Getting Sick in America: The Real Problems with Health Care and What We Can Do to Fix Them."

The talk is co-hosted by Lasell's Donahue Institute for Values and Public Life and the RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies.

Johnson, who is an academic, pastor, physician, television journalist, and writer, has been recognized for his work including having earned the Gabriel Award in the best news story category for the two-part piece, "Alzheimer's: A Faded Memory," the Bradford Washburn Award presented by the Museum of Science, Boston, the Lewis Thomas Award for Communications from the American College of Physicians, and the Howard W. Blakeslee Award given by the American Heart Association. He is the founding editor of the Harvard Medical School Health Letter and co-editor of the Harvard Medical School Health Letter Book. He is also co-editor of the book Your Good Health, co-author of Let's Talk, and author of On-Call Guide to Men's Heath and Finding God in the Questions: A Personal Journey. His most recent book deals with health care in America.

His talk will take place in the Lasell Village Ballroom at 7:30 pm. For information call 617 243 210.


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