Health Care Policy & Veterans Affairs

hackeyThursday, May 28th at 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a discussion about the novel Norwegian by Night with Providence College professor Robert Hackey.   Hackey holds a PhD in political science and public policy and directs PC’s Health Policy and Management Program.  He will discuss the portrayal of Sheldon as a veteran and the recurring themes of PTSD, memory, and dementia.

This program is free, open to the public, and should be of interest to anyone following health care policy or veterans affairs.

Derek Miller’s Norwegian by Night is the Read Across Rhode Island (RARI) title – the one book, one state community reading program selection – for 2015.


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