Medicine Prof Combines Pursuit of Global Health With Photography
A boat overflowing with people on the Casamance River in Senegal in West Africa last year caught the eye of Ron Pust, professor of family and community medicine at the University of Arizona.
Today, the photograph he took of that scene is on display thousands of miles away in the Arizona Health Sciences Library as part of an exhibit, "Travels in Medicine: Exploring the Global Health Community," that provides a glimpse into the lives and health of people in emerging nations. The photos were taken abroad by students, faculty and staff of the Arizona Health Sciences Center and depict the photographers' views of global medicine, ranging from clinical experiences to cultural influences on health.
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