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Speaker: Dr. Andrew Lam, award-winning author and historian

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Speaker: Dr. Andrew Lam, award-winning author, historian, and surgeon, professor and Bay Path University Trustee

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Speaker: Dr. Andrew Lam, award-winning author, historian, and surgeon, professor and Bay Path University Trustee.

Dr. Andrew Lam is an award-winning author, historian, and surgeon whose writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. He will explore the historical background behind Repentance, his newest novel based on the history of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a group of Japanese American soldiers who fought valiantly in Europe while many of them had families incarcerated in camps like Manzanar at home.

Dr. Lam’s prior books include Saving Sight, an Amazon bestseller about his career as a retina surgeon, and Two Sons of China, a novel of WWII in China that won a Foreword Reviews Book of the Year award in 2014. He has provided commentary for NPR and PBS Newshour and is currently an Assistant Professor at UMass Medical School, attending surgeon at Baystate Medical Center, and Trustee of Bay Path University.Post-talk books for sale and signings.

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Andrew Lam, M.D., is the award-winning author of three books. His writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. Born in Philadelphia and raised in central Illinois, he graduated summa cum laude in history from Yale University, where he studied military history and U.S.-East Asian relations. He then attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by specialty training in ophthalmology and retina surgery at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, where he also served as chief resident.

Dr. Lam has authored numerous scientific articles and is a co-investigator for several national clinical trials. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine, a partner at New England Retina Consultants, and an attending surgeon at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

He resides in Longmeadow, Massachusetts with his wife and four children.

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