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Fauri Lecture: Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General


Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture.

In 1993, Joycelyn Elders was appointed United States Surgeon General, the
first African American and the second woman to hold the position. Like many
of the surgeons general before her, she was an outspoken advocate of a
variety of health-related causes. Her talk will focus on outcomes for teen
mothers and is part of the conference Against Health: Resisting the
Invisible Morality.

Her lecture is also the U-M School of Social Work's 2006 Fedele F. and Iris
M. Fauri Memorial Lecture, which is presented annually in recognition of
the school's first dean and former University of Michigan vice president,
Fedele F. Fauri, and his wife. Dean Fauri influenced social welfare
legislation at the state and federal levels through numerous governmental

Co-sponsors: ACLU of Michigan, Affirmations of Ferndale, Michigan Coalition
for Human Rights, Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW).

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