ARCS Foundation Utah Chapter's January event is an exciting luncheon presentation and interactive lab tour of the Moran Eye Center's Global Outreach program on Wednesday, January 24th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Moran Eye Center. Dr. Michael Yei will present an overview of the program and its important impact during lunch and afterwards will lead a lab tour of the Global Outreach Center.
All ARCS members, friends and scholars are invited to attend this event. Please RSVP by January 19, 2018 on-line (Press "Register Now"), by email (email@example.com) or by phone (801-232-7725) so lunch can be ordered. We look forward to seeing you there!
|As Manager of the Global Outreach Division at the John A. Moran Eye Center, Michael oversees the strategy, resources and implementation of the Division’s world-wide health care delivery programs (including in the most underserved populations in the state of Utah), the educational and skills transfer exchange programs, and the Division’s research efforts into the burden of eye diseases and barriers to access for eye care. His most recent medical missions have taken him from the distant atolls in the Federated States of Micronesia to northern Haiti and central highlands of Guatemala. As the former Executive Director of the Ouelessebougou Alliance, Michael built sustainable health, education and economic development projects in 25 remote villages in Mali, West Africa. He has also studied the innovative model of self-sufficient agricultural schools for the rural poor in Paraguay and has spent more than 16 years working with the Navajo Nation on education and humanitarian projects.
Salt Lake City, UT 84112