Monday, March 31, 2014

Cox College to host a panel discussion on a book highlighting the discovery of insulin

For immediate release
March 31, 2014

Cox College will host a special diabetes panel discussion, focusing on its fifth common reader program selection, “Breakthrough, the Discovery of Insulin and the Making of a Medical Miracle by Thea Cooker and Arthur Ainsberg” by author Elizabeth Hughes.

Panelists include Dustin Reaves, a Cox College student with Type 1 Diabetes; Brandi Klepper, Psy D, Cox College; Laura Fallert, MND Cox College student; Brenda Lehr, RN, CDE, Cox College; Dana Tindell, RN, CDE, CoxHealth Diabetes Center; Jonathan Wallender, Cox College student; and Dave Carson, Cox College.

The panel discussion is Wednesday, April 2, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Cox South, Foster Auditorium, 3801 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO. The public is invited to attend. Students are encouraged to ask their professors if their attendance can earn them extra credit.

The common reader program seeks to enhance camaraderie between students and their college community through the promotion of student activities such as reading, writing, and critical thinking. It also provides a common educational experience for general education and program-specific courses, connecting students to each other, to faculty, to other members of the college and to the educational goals and mission of the college.