Mayerson Hall Auditorium
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
3101 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free of charge, free off-street parking
Free luncheon will be provided thanks to the generosity of Hadassah.
RSVP required: Seena Rubenstein of Hadassah, MetinSpain@aol.com or
Avraham I. Rivkind, M.D. is recognized worldwide as Head of both the Department of Surgery and Trauma Unit at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. He as appeared on ABC's Nightline and was featured in a Newsweek cover story. Born in 1949, he served in the Israel Defense Forces from 1967-1970. He completed his pre-medical studies in Italy at the University of Siena, and received his medical degree from the Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical School in 1980. Professor Rivkind set up Hadassah's trauma unit, and also served at the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and the University of Southern California where he was a Visiting Associate Professor of Surgery. He has been recognized in saving many lives, including that of Shimon Ohana. He was part of the medical delegation flown by the Israel Foreign Ministry to Kenya after the terrorist bombing in Mombassa in 2002. He was recently appointed the Karl Stoll Chair in Surgical Trauma.
Special thanks to: Darryl L. Gildenblatt, M.D., FACOG, UC College of Medicine, and Hadassah - Cincinnati Chapter