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Date(s) - 12/07/2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Viscount Suites Hotel


Rotary International, with the help of 1.2 million Rotarians, has almost eradicated polio. Rotary, along with its partners, has reduced polio cases by 99.9% worldwide since their first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. Jim Lamb is the District 5500 Chairperson for Polio-Plus, and he will tell us about the science of polio and what is being done to win this global battle.

For twenty-one years, Dr. James Lamb was a college professor, curator and higher education biology faculty member teaching anatomy, physiology, microbiology, oncology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. Jim’s career in education culminated in serving as a higher education senior administrator (Provost, Vice President Academic Programs and Student Services, Academic Dean, Campus Administrator, Chief Academic Officer) at three colleges. He served in those capacities for fifteen years. Jim has also served on numerous committees and boards. Jim and his wife Mary have resided in the Saddlebrooke community for over fifteen years. They have two children and three grandchildren. He is past president of the SaddleBrooke Rotary Club, and he has served as the assistant district governor for District 5500. He currently is a member of the Oro Valley Rotary Club and is serving as the Polio Plus Chair for Rotary District 5500.