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Wilson Science Speaker Series Features Talk on Radiation Oncology

Posted: April 13, 2010

4/13/2010 Dr. Julia Blum, radiation oncologist with Chambersburg-based Summit Health Inc., will discuss her career and developments in the field of radiation oncology at Wilson College on Wednesday, April 21.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 13, 2010
CONTACT: Amy Ensley, Institute for Women in Science, Mathematics and Technology Coordinator
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3279
Email: amy.ensley@wilson.edu


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Dr. Julia Blum, radiation oncologist with Chambersburg-based Summit Health Inc., will discuss her career and developments in the field of radiation oncology at Wilson College on Wednesday, April 21. Blum is the next speaker in Wilson’s “Science in Society” seminar series:

Free and open to the public, the lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Wilson’s Brooks Complex auditorium.

Blum will discuss her career path and how science has changed it over the last 26 years. She will also talk about changes in the field of radiation oncology and how they will affect residents of Franklin County.

Blum earned her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her residency training in radiation oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, and her fellowship training at Washington University.

The science speaker series is sponsored by the Wilson College Sciences Division and the Institute for Women in Science, Mathematics and Technology (WISMAT).

For more information, contact WISMAT Coordinator Amy Ensley at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3279, or amy.ensley@wilson.edu.

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Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pa. Wilson offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 areas and a master’s degree in education. The college’s 2009-10 enrollment in both the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs is 838 and includes students from 20 states and 18 foreign countries. Wilson is committed to environmental sustainability and to preparing leaders who will serve their communities and professions effectively.

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