One of the world’s leading experts on the global Ebola crisis will be in Gainesville on Monday, Dec. 1, to speak at the Gainesville Rotary Club. He will also visit the Brenau campus to record a program for 89.1 WBCX-FM, the brenau radio station, that will broadcast Dec. 2, 5 and 7.
Dr. Frank E. Glover, who is an Albany, Georgia-based physician specializing in urology but he also holds another doctoral degree in international public health. Having worked extensively in Liberia as a missionary and with several world health organizations, Glover became a fixture on U.S. network television programs when he testified before Congress about not only the failures of countries, particularly the U.S., to respond quickly to the current outbreak in Africa but also about the necessity for U.S. hospitals throughout the country to prepare now for the next unknown outbreak.
The Rotary program, which starts at noon at First Baptist Church in Gainesville, is open to the public. However, unless you’re a guest of a club member, there is a $15 charge for lunch and the program.
Already WBCX is airing a preview interview with Dr. Glover at 12:05 p.m. daily through Friday, Nov. 28. WBCX chief Jay Andrews and Dr. David Miller, a Brenau health care management professor, conducted the telephone interview last week. interview. Following the Rotary program on Monday, Glover will record at the station a more detailed discussion featuring University of North Georgia Senior Vice President Al Panu, Brenau’s Miller and Jessi Shrout, assistant professor of biology and health science coordinator at Brenau. That program will air Tuesday, Dec. 2, and will be repeated on Friday, Dec. 5, at 12:05 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. as a lead-in to the global news from the BBC.
For more information, read the full news release at http://www.brenau.edu/news/ebola-expert-glover/