Tucson Sisters in Crime Program for September 2021
Please join us at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM September 18, 2021 via Zoom.
TALES FROM AUNTIE VENOM’S ATTIC
The Sonora Desert is a beautiful, sometimes dangerous place, filled with creatures of all sorts. Leslie V Boyer, MD will talk about the venomous snakes, lizards, spiders,
centipedes, beetles and other critters of interest to writers, particularly those resident to the Sonora Desert.
Dr Boyer graduated from Harvard before completing her residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Medical Toxicology at the U of A. She served as Medical Director of the AZ
Poison and Drug Information Center from 1994 to 2010; she is the founding Director of the Venom Immunochemistry, Pharmacology, and Emergency Response (VIPER)
Institute in the College of Medicine at the U of A. She helped establish the Pan-American Lymphotoxinology Task Force. She is a consultant to the African Society of
Her honors are many, including: 2013 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year; she is named a “Local Legend of Medicine” and a “Hero of Rare Disease.” Her work has
been presented on The Discovery Channel, PBS, BBC, National Geographic, NPR, The New York Times and the New England Journal of Medicine.
She is also a writer; her first work of fiction, a murder mystery novel, is a work in progress.
Cost for Members is $5.00, Guests, $10.00; Click the button below to register.
Elaine Powers will host the Zoom meeting; Elise Stone will publish details in the Tucson Sisters in Crime Newsletter, so check your email for the next edition! If you are not a member of Tucson Sisters in Crime and/or have questions about the Zoom meetings, here is the email address for you to ask questions: email@example.com