IDHP Chief Medical Officer Dr. Arti Barnes to Give Virtual Talk Tuesday
March 24, 2022
EUREKA – The Illinois Department of Public Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arti Barnes, be a guest speaker in Eureka College science professor Dr. Paul Small’s Ethical Reasoning Seminar on Tuesday.
Barnes will be joining the class in the AV room of Melick Library via Zoom to speak about healthcare ethics as part of the College’s Arts and Lectures series from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Originally from Mumbai, India, Barnes underwent residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics before heading to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for her fellowship in Infectious Diseases. She has a master’s degree in public health with a focus in international health and humanitarian aid from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Barnes was a member of the faculty at the University of Mississippi Medical Center from 2010 to 2013 and worked as the director of the Cervical Dysplasia Screening Clinic at the Mississippi State Health Department. She was Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Clinical Director for the South Central AIDS Education and Training Centers from 2014 to 2018. She has also served as the Medical Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Cornell Scott Hill Health Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine.
The event is sponsored by the Eureka College Arts and Lectures Board, a student-faculty partnership that invites working scholars, artists, and other professionals to campus to share their expertise.
Students not enrolled in the course are still welcome to Zoom in to the presentation. If interested, please contact Dr. Small at firstname.lastname@example.org for the link.