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TEDxCincy - Dr. Victor Garcia - Health and Prosperity for All

About Dr. Garcia: Dr. Garcia graduated from West Point, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, studied pediatric surgery under C. Everett Koop, and was Walter Reed's chief of general/pediatric surgery. He founded Children's Trauma Center and led the effort to establish the country's firstPediatric Weight Loss Surgery Center. For his ongoing work to eliminate childhood health and social disparities, he's received numerous awards and commendations, including the Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award and the National Jefferson Award. Dr. Garcia has an uncompromising belief in the power of systems thinking and stakeholder engagement to solve society's most intractable problems. About TEDxCincy: It is movement that cannot be stopped. Rhythm that does not slow. It is your own will operating at its greatest force. On October 7, 2010 TEDxCincy uncovered PASSION, the energy behind life's most fearless pursuits. About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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