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Chapter Event - Southern California

Travel Health and Security: Key Points to Keep You Safe

An illustrated lecture presented by Dr. Michael J. Manyak MED’92

Dr. Michael J. Manyak is a physician specializing in urology and expedition medicine. He is an Executive Director and Global Medical Affairs Leader for Avodart for GlaxoSmithKline and the former Chief Medical Officer for Triple Canopy, Inc. Triple Canopy provides integrated security and mission support services to government agencies, private corporations and non-governmental organizations worldwide. He is Professor of Urology, Engineering, Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Sweeney Medal and the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award.

Dr. Manyak is the lead author of a new book on expedition medicine and travel safety entitled "Lizard Bites and Street Riots:Travel Emergencies: Your Health, Safety and Security,” of which former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates states that you should “...stow this book in your carry-on luggage!” Following Dr. Manyak’s lecture, there will be a reception and a book signing.

Further information and reservations can be made by contacting David Dolan FN’03, SoCal Chapter Co-Chair at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Date: 1/17/2015

Time: 4:00pm

Location: The Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA, 92706

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