- Lubbock ACB 110
- Lectures originating at the Lubbock campus
will no longer be linked, but they will be
recorded for viewing on the OGH web site.
Joel Dickens, MD trained in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University and was in private practice for four years in West Texas. Following that time, he trained in OB/GYN at UTMB in Galveston and was in private practice for 7 years in West Texas. He then relocated to West Africa and spent four years at Baptist Medical Center in Nalerigu, located in northern Ghana. He joined TTUHSC (Amarillo) in February 2013.
During this presentation, Dr. Dickens will describe his experience practicing medicine for four years in Nalerigu, Ghana, an extremely impoverished and underserved area. He will also discuss some of the common maternal complications and disease processes in northern Ghana, including typhoid fever, malaria, and tuberculosis.
This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. Meals will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.