Health Notes: St. Luke’s unveils newest facility next weekThe latest addition to Duluth’s medical complex will be shown off with a grand opening next week.
By: Compiled by John Lundy, Duluth News Tribune
The latest addition to Duluth’s medical complex will be shown off with a grand opening next week.
The open house for St. Luke’s Campus Building A will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, beginning with a ribbon-cutting at 4.
The $27 million building at 1012 E. Second St. houses St. Luke’s Gastroenterology Associates, St. Luke’s Neurosurgery Associates, St. Luke’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine,
St. Luke’s Pediatric Associates, St. Luke’s Physical Medicine and Rehab Associates and St. Luke’s Plastic Surgery Associates.
The event will include refreshments, drawings and tours of the clinics. Parking is available in Parking Lot A, which is accessible from both First and Second streets.
Construction began in early 2011.
Meet the author
An author and reporter who has extensively investigated health care in the U.S. and other industrialized democracies will present this year’s Royal D. Alworth Jr. Memorial Lecture.
T.R. Reid, a correspondent and reporter for National Public Radio and PBS, will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Bohannon Hall 90 on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus, according to a news release from the Royal D. Alworth Jr. Institute for International Studies.
Reid’s lecture will present findings from his New York Times best-selling book “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper and Fairer Health Care.” A question-and-answer period, book-signing and reception will follow the lecture.
The Alworth Institute also will offer two events leading up to Reid’s talk: