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There are 5 comments on International Activist Paul Farmer to Speak at BU

  1. What a terrific speaker choice for BU. Anyone interested in being even more inspired by his talk should read the book about him: “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer.” He has really worked to make people healthier, defying usual trappings of becoming a doctor.

  2. If you want to read a great book about Paul Farmer, read Tracey Kidder’s Mountains Beyond Mountains. Farmer is one of my heroes. I was fortunate to read some of his work as an Anthropology undergrad. His book Infections and Inequalities is amazing. I am now working on my Masters in Public Health at BU. Farmer is a living example of how Anthropology, Medicine and Public Health can all work together to really make change. I think honoring Farmer on Martin Luther King Jr. day is so fitting.

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