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  • Author:
    Daniel Herlihy,M.D. Arthur M. Fournier
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    Joseph Henry Press; 1 edition (April 15, 2006)
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Arthur M. Fournier is a physician at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. He is also a professor of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine as well as the vice-chairman of Family Medicine and associate dean for Community Health.

Arthur M. He was among the first doctors to treat patients with AIDS and to recognize the socioeconomic forces driving the epidemic. His dedication to humanitarian causes has inspired a generation of Miami medical students. This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease.

The Zombie Curse book. It is a moving tribute to the abundant courage, resilience, and dignity of a people beset by tragedy. The Zombie Curse A Doctora (TM)s 25-Year Journey into the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic in Haiti Arthur M. Fournier, . with Daniel Herlihy Dr. This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the.

The zombie curse had descended on south Florida. As the AIDS epidemic unfolded around the world, Dr. Fournier witnessed the chaos, confusion, and blame that was to become associated with this baffling disease. Nothing in his background, education, or training prepared him for the journey that lay ahead. It soon became apparent that science alone could not win this epic battle.

This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a. .The zombie curse had descended on south Florida

This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease. The Zombie Curse A Doctor s 25-Year Journey into the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic in Haiti Arthur M. Art Fournier met his first AIDS patient on an autumn afternoon in 1979. The zombie curse had descended on south Florida.

The AIDS epidemic also changes with time, and the more time Fournier spends in Haiti, the . IN THE LATE 1970S AND EARLY 1980S two diseases crept into my professional and personal lives that would change both forever

The AIDS epidemic also changes with time, and the more time Fournier spends in Haiti, the more he senses that AIDS is, now more than ever, about poverty and inequality. This is a hard lesson for physicians to learn, and Fournier relates with admiix. IN THE LATE 1970S AND EARLY 1980S two diseases crept into my professional and personal lives that would change both forever. The first was the newly emerging AIDS virus, a germ that has proven smarter than most of the doctors trying to fight it. The second was one that proved even more difficult to conquer.

The Zombie Curse: A Doctor's Twenty-Five-Year Journey Into The Heart Of The Aids Epidemic In Haiti by Arthur M. Fournier (Physician at the Jackson Memorial Hospital and Professor of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine and Vice-Chairman of Family Medicine an. Fournier (Physician at the Jackson Memorial Hospital and Professor of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine and Vice-Chairman of Family Medicine and Associate Dean for Community Health in Miami, Florida) is the remarkable story of Dr. Fournier's passionate struggle to. understanding the terrifying truths of the AIDS virus

This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease.

This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease. The Zombie Curse A Doct.

This book details the spread and effect of AIDS from its first recognition as a disease in Miami. It is one of the most compelling books I have read in years. all 300 pages in one sitting. It is a most compelling story of an American doctor's encounter with a Haitian dentist who had contacted the disease. Prev by Date: 28534: Simidor (news): Aristide, target of drug probe (fwd).

a doctor's 25-year journey into the heart of the AIDS epidemic in Haiti. by Arthur M. Fournier. Published 2006 by Joseph Henry Press in Washington. AIDS (Disease), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Epidemiology, Personal narratives, Physicians, AIDS (Disease) - Haiti. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology - Personal narratives. Haiti - epidemiology. There's no description for this book yet.

This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease. It is a moving tribute to the abundant courage, resilience, and dignity of a people beset by tragedy.The Zombie Curse A Doctor’s 25-Year Journey into the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic in Haiti Arthur M. Fournier, M.D., with Daniel Herlihy Dr. Art Fournier met his first AIDS patient on an autumn afternoon in 1979. Of course, neither Fournier nor his colleagues at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital fully understood the chilling impact of what they were seeing. They were simply confounded by the fact that the patient failed to respond to treatment and, ultimately, died. During the next several months scores of additional patients presented themselves with similar symptomsâ€"and met the same fate. Beyond the medical similarities, there was another bond that grouped these patients together: they were all Haitian immigrants. The zombie curse had descended on south Florida. As the AIDS epidemic unfolded around the world, Dr. Fournier witnessed the chaos, confusion, and blame that was to become associated with this baffling disease. Nothing in his background, education, or training prepared him for the journey that lay ahead. The death and misery were devastating, the disease frustrating and mysterious, and the spiritual toll as catastrophic as the physical. It soon became apparent that science alone could not win this epic battle. We follow Dr. Fournier to Haiti where he searches for ways to treat patients with AIDSâ€"not simply the physical symptoms, but also the stereotyping and blame heaped on both the victims and even the doctors that tend to them. In large measure it is the generous spirit of a proud people that move and motivate Fournier, ultimately releasing him from his own zombie curse. This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease. It is a moving tribute to the abundant courage, resilience, and dignity of a people beset by tragedy.