Dr. Paul Farmer Lecture

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Paul Farmer, physician, anthropologist, Harvard University professor and chief strategist, and co-founder of Partners In Health will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Montana State University Strand Union Building Ballrooms.

Lecture tickets are $8 for students and $15 for the public and go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 15 at all local TicketsWest outlets. A limited number of VIP reserved tickets are also available for $60 for seating in the front and include a post-lecture reception with Farmer. Tickets available here.

Farmer is the subject of the bestselling book, “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder. Farmer’s Partners In Health is an organization that has pioneered new considerations of human rights, health standards and socioeconomic inequalities throughout the world. Operating originally in Haiti, PIH has quickly spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Russia, Peru, Mexico, Lesotho, Rwanda, Malawi, and the United States and now has more than 18,000 employees.