August 25, 2016
Dr. Sawyer Alberi, who teaches in Johnson State College’s Wellness & Alternative Medicine program, will talk at the college 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, about the media’s influence on our lives.
The talk, free and open to the public, will be in Room 207 Bentley Hall.
Alberi’s talk will center on how people consume media and how it shapes the way we think, as part of a larger focus on creating inclusive communities.
Alberi is the lead instructor for Wilderness Medical Associates, through which she teaches freelance journalists how to respond to medical emergencies on the battlefield. She has worked for United Nations forces in Africa and within the U.S. military, helping to increase awareness of gender diversity in general and as it’s portrayed by the media.
She is a retired veteran of the Vermont National Guard who served as a flight medic in Iraq in 2006 and a combat medic and female engagement team leader in Afghanistan in 2010.