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LITERARY SOCIETY AT LA ROCHE COLLEGE TO EXPLORE PITTSBURGH HISTORY ON OCT. 11 MT. LEBANON DOCTOR TO DISCUSS CITY’S HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL SCHOOL


9/24/2013

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24, 2013 – On Friday, Oct. 11, the Literary Society at La Roche College will host a presentation that explores the history of Pittsburgh’s medical establishments.

Guest speaker G. Alan Yeasted, M.D., FACP, senior vice president and chief medical officer at St. Clair Hospital in Mt. Lebanon, will present “The History of Pittsburgh Hospitals and Medical School.” Dr. Yeasted will focus on today’s institutions and the independent and Catholic hospitals that previously existed in the city of Pittsburgh.

The presentation will begin at 8 p.m. in the Ryan Room of the Zappala College Center at La Roche’s main campus in the North Hills. Open to the public, the event is free and will include refreshments.

Dr. Yeasted serves as governor of the Pennsylvania Western Chapter of the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists. Board-certified in internal medicine, he also works as an internal medicine private practice physician and a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Initiated in the early 1980s, La Roche College’s Literary Society provides a forum for scholarship and discussion on literature and other issues.

For more information, contact La Roche College English Department Chair Sister Rita Yeasted, Ph.D., at 412-536-1216 or rita.yeasted@laroche.edu.

About La Roche College: A private, Catholic, co-educational college north of Pittsburgh founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche welcomes students of all religions, ethnic origins and talents. Undergraduates may choose from more than 50 majors, including the top 10 majors most in demand among today’s college students. La Roche combines a quality educational experience with clubs, athletics, social and community volunteer activities, spiritual well-being and more to prepare students for life in a constantly changing global society.

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