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Sisterhood - "Famous Jewish Women in our Midst"

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 18 Adar 5781

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMJoin Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 883 3212 1608

Honoree: Dr. Bluma Tischler (1924-2015), Pediatrician, UBC Clinical Professor
Guest Speakers: Dr. Aron Tischler, son of Bluma and Dr. Hilary Vallance, colleague of Bluma
Please join us for our FAMOUS JEWISH WOMEN IN OUR MIDST speaker series, on March 2, 730 pm featuring the late DR. BLUMA TISCHLER. 

Tune into our ZOOM session to hear the story of this brilliant doctor who fled the German invasion of Poland into Stalinabad (Tajikstan) to study medicine, and eventually returned to Poland, only to once again flee to Canada to escape the Kielce Pogrom.   Her son, Dr. Aron TIschler, ophthalmologist, will share memories of his mother, while Dr. Hilary Vallance, Director of the Newborn Screening Program and the Biochemical Genetics lab at Children's Hospital , will speak about Dr. Tischler's world famous work in treating phenylketonuria  (PKU) and her role in the implementation of the Guthrie Test to detect that disease.

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