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Linnea Smith, MD, to speak about Peruvian Rainforest at Lions Club meeting


October 25, 2018

Linnea Smith, MD, will speak at the Mazomanie Lions Club meeting on November 5 at 7:00 p.m., about her experiences in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. Dr. Smith, a graduate of the UW-Madison Medical School, has been working in Peru since 1990. She first traveled to the rainforest as a tourist, then decided to leave her Wisconsin medical practice and set up shop on the banks of the Amazon River. The clinic she founded now sees about 2,500 patients a year. All arrive by boat, as there are no roads in the area, and a variety of illnesses and injuries are seen.

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