Lake Superior FreethinkersDate: Sunday, October 2, 2016
Location: Duluth Radisson (Location Map )
Event: Dr. Charles Gessert shares "Election Perceptions"
Speaker: Dr. Charles Gessert was with Essentia Health before retiring in 2013. He served on the Duluth Clinic Foundation’s Board of Trustees and has served on the Ethics Steering Committee and Ethics Subcommittee for Clinical Consultation at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Dr. Gessert also taught ethics to medical students at the University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School.
In 2012 he received the Lake Superior Medical Society’s Arthur Aufderheide Scientific Award, given in recognition of outstanding scientific achievements. He has had an extraordinary career in medical research, with more than 80 publications in professional journals to his credit.Dr. Gessert is a long-time member of LSF and has had a life-long interest in social and political issues. Various fun facts include – once having raised chickens for 4H, once having had a summer job driving a boat for a blind water-skier, and back in the days when people still received paper newspapers, he was a carrier for the San Francisco News and San Francisco Chronicle.