Body image and spinal deformity: a patient/doctor dialogue

A public program, in connection with the exhibition
Laura Ferguson: The Visible Skeleton Series

Saturday, October 23rd, 10 am – 2 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Washington, DC

Presenters
• Laura Ferguson, artist who has spent the past 12 years pursuing an
“artist’s inquiry into scoliosis”
• Joseph P. O’Brien, President and Chief Executive Officer of the
National Scoliosis Foundation, patient advocate and educator
• David W. Polly, Jr., M.D., primary author of the WRVAS, formerly
Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and
currently Chief of Spine Service and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
at the University of Minnesota
• Moderator: Adrianne Noe, Ph.D., Director of the National Museum
of Health and Medicine

Presented by:
National Scoliosis Foundation
5 Cabot Place, Stoughton, MA 02072
to pre-register:
781-341-6333 800-673-6922
www.scoliosis.org
Registration fee $30 (includes lunch)

National Museum of Health and Medicine
6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Building 54
at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC 20307
202-782-2200
www.nmhm.washingtondc.museum