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Erin Fraher gives inaugural Peter Curtis Lecture

A picture of three individuals standing in front of a dark wood paneled wall. From left, Dr. Erin Fraher wearing a white dress shirt and sky blue pants then Dr. Curtis wearing a tan jacket, brown pants and yellow and grey patterned tie, then Dr. John Roberts wearing a grey and white patterned shirt and grey pants.

Sheps Health Workforce Program Director Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP gave the inaugural Peter Curtis Lecture to the UNC Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellows on Friday, June 7th. Entitled “Harnessing the Friction to Influence Policy: The Power of Research Questions that Emerge from the Clinic,” Dr. Fraher’s presentation challenged fellows to follow their passion, ignite their curiosity and gather data from the clinic that can be used to inform policy.

Pictured are Dr. Erin Fraher, Dr. Peter Curtis, and Dr. John Roberts, a trainee of Dr. Curtis, who initiated the endowment.