WHEN: Friday, November 1, 2013
WHERE: Omni Hotel Dallas
For additional information, please call 972-386-6272.
About Benjamin Carson, MD
Ben Carson went from being a poor student to receiving honors at medical school. As a doctor, he became the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at age 33.
He is interested in all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery, and has a special interest in trigeminal neuralgia (a severe facial pain condition) in adults. Some career highlights include the first and only successful separation of Siamese twins.
Carson recently received notoriety for his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast that were critical of the Obama Administration’s policies.
Carson holds more than 60 honorary doctorate degrees and has received literally hundreds of awards and citations. He sits on the board of directors of numerous organizations, including Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corporation, the Academy of Achievement, and is an emeritus fellow of the Yale Corporation, the governing body of Yale University. He was appointed in 2004 by President George W. Bush to serve on the President's Council on Bioethics. He is a highly regarded motivational speaker who has addressed various audiences from school systems and civic groups to corporations and the President's National Prayer Breakfast.
In 2001, Carson was named by CNN and TIME magazine as one of the nation's 20 foremost physicians and scientists.