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Oct 24 2021 Poster

Sunday October 24th
10A Pacific - 1P Eastern - 8P Israel
Eden Zigman, PhD, Judith Auerback, PhD, and Carol Gelfer, MPH
with moderator Michael Newman, PhD

Healthcare Pathways and Perspectives
in Pursuit of Tikkun Olam

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  • Our Camp Alumni Guest Speakers

    Dr. Eden Zigman

    Eden is a Clinical Psychologist, specializing in Geriatrics. She has worked in Acute Skilled and Long-term Nursing Facilities, in private practice, and with many medical doctors, addressing patients' mental health needs. Eden graduated from UC Berkeley and obtained both her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology LA. She attended Camp Swig for 8 years: as a camper, a CIT in '75 and a counselor.

    Carol Gelfer MPH

    Carol is a passionate public health advocate with experience nationally and internationally in health promotion, chronic disease prevention and quality improvement. She approaches her work with cultural humility, open communication and inclusiveness. Her international service has included long term humanitarian deployments with her husband and children, all playing roles in aiding their host communities. Carol went to Camp Swig from 1972-76 and later worked with renowned camp artist Helen Burke.

    Dr. Judith Auerbach

    Judy is an award-winning sociologist, consultant, and Professor in the School of Medicine at UCSF. She has played key roles in national governmental agencies, advisory boards and non-profit organizations. With a PhD in Sociology from UC Berkeley, she has published and presented widely in the areas of HIV/AIDS, public policy, sex and gender. Judy attended Camp Swig between 1967 and 1979, as a camper, CIT in 1973, and counselor.

    Dr. Michael Newman

    Event Moderator

    Michael is a biotechnology inventor and company founder developing affordable immunotherapies for advanced cancers and infectious diseases. He graduated from UCSD (BA), Harvard Medical School (PhD), Cornell (Post-Doctoral Fellowship) and was an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Brandeis University before embarking on a career in drug discovery and development. Michael was a Camp Swig counselor 1973-1975.

    "Camp was a hugely important part of my life, and my personal and political development,
    including my commitment to social justice work."
     - Nicole Berner

    "...If not now, when?"

    Lo Alecha Haml'cha Ligmor

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