The Modern World the Plague Made

Code: LH41816

Dates: March 2, 2023

Meets: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $41.00

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The Covid-19 pandemic was not the first time the world was turned upside down by a disease spreading around the world and killing many people. The Black Bubonic Plague of the 14th century in many ways created the world we live in today. Historically all pandemics have led to surprisingly unexpected large changes in how people live and the economy. Understanding the Black Plague can help us realize why until now Western Europe and America have dominated the world stage. It may also help us anticipate how the Covid-19 pandemic may help explain the apparent gradual decline in the global influence of the Western powers.
Fee: $41.00
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Kent Bottles

Dr. Kent Bottles teaches health policy and payment reform at The Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health in Philadelphia and regularly consults and presents on population health, health care reform, digital medicine, and the future of the doctor patient relationship. He has been a Professor and Chair of academic medical school pathology departments, a Chief Medical Officer of a state-wide integrated delivery system, a President and CEO and DIO of an educational and research collaborative in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a President and CEO of an evidence-based medicine health care consortium in Minneapolis, and a President and Chief Knowledge Officer of a genomics bio-tech start-up company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Bottles has received the following awards and honors: Phi Beta Kappa, The Rodney T. West Literary Achievement Award for the most important article on medical management in 2001 from the American College of Physician Executives, the Resident Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Iowa Department of Pathology, the UC San Francisco Class of 1991 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Major Contribution, the UC San Francisco Class of 1990 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Stimulating Lecture Series, and the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching at UC San Francisco for Basic Science.

kentbottles@gmail.com

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