'Life Sciences to Public Health – My Journey as a Researcher in Nepal'

Luther College alumnus Sameer Dixit to present public lecture Oct. 25

Luther College graduate Sameer Dixit will speak about his extensive career in public health in Nepal at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on Luther's campus.

This lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Dixit will discuss the challenges of creating a public health system in a developing country. He will also explain how he manages his numerous vocations in both the medical field and the entertainment industry. Questions about the event can addressed to the Center for Ethics and Public Engagement, [email protected].

Since graduating from Luther in 1994, Dixit co-founded Molecular Dynamics Nepal, a world class medical research center, and serves as an adviser on antimicrobial resistance to the Nepal Ministry of Health and Population. He is also known for his work as co-presenter of "Good Morning Nepal," and as an executive producer of the 2012 movie drama "Highway."

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,005, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in more than 60 majors and pre-professional programs. For more information about Luther visit the college's website: http://www.luther.edu.