The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana welcomes Dr. Eddie L. Boyd to help celebrate Black History Month with a free program at noon Wednesday, Feb. 4, in the State Library’s Seminar Center.
Dr. Boyd will discuss home remedies and herbs used by African Americans.
Dr. Boyd graduated from Cameron Street High School in Canton, Miss. in 1956. He attended the University of California’s School of Pharmacy and earned a doctorate in pharmacy in 1970. Boyd accepted a position as an assistant professor at the University of Michigan’s College of Pharmacy and remained on that faculty for 30 years before retiring in 2003.
He has published numerous articles in pharmacy and medical education and scientific journals as well as chapters in pharmacy textbooks. He has written a new book entitled African American Home Remedies-A Practical Guide with Usage and Application Data that was published in July 2014.
Registration is not required for this free event. Attendees are invited to bring brown bag lunches and come and go as their schedules allow.Books will be available for purchase.
The Louisiana Center for the Book was established in the State Library of Louisiana in 1994 for the purpose of stimulating public interest in reading, books and libraries.For more information, visit www.state.lib.la.us
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