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Alfredo Palacio, MD, former president and health minister of Ecuador, responds to questions from Washington University in St. Louis students Nancy Landaverde (left) and Vanessa Salazar, after joining them and other students for lunch in the Danforth University Center on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Palacio's visit was a highlight of the university's Global Health Week, which included events on the Danforth and Medical campuses and at the St. Louis Zoo. During Palacio's medical training, he spent two years at Washington University School of Medicine on a cardiology fellowship.
Medical Campus employees dance Ethiopian-style during the international fair on the Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza at the School of Medicine.
Caroline Phillips admires rugs that were on display at the international fair.
Colorful wares at the international fair.
Crafts at one of the booths at the international fair.
Ethiopian dancers perform at the international fair on the Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza.
From left: Gary Weil, MD, professor of medicine; his wife, Janice Weil; Rupa Patel, MD, an instructor in the Department of Medicine; and Victoria Fraser, MD, head of the Department of Medicine, at the zoo event Wednesday, Sept. 25.
From left: WUSTL Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton; Alfredo Palacio, MD, former president and health minister of Ecuador; Holden Thorp, PhD, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs; and Basia Najarro, co-director of Global Health Scholars, at the zoo event Wednesday, Sept. 25.