Posted on July 14, 2014 by Christopher Thrall

Dr. Lalit Chawla (BSc ’91) grew up in New Sarepta and attended Augustana before embracing his twin career goals of medicine and magic. He is a full time family physician in Chatham, Ontario, and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario in London. Dr. Chawla incorporates his skills as a magician …

Dr. Lalit Chawla (BSc ’91) grew up in New Sarepta and attended Augustana before embracing his twin career goals of medicine and magic. He is a full time family physician in Chatham, Ontario, and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario in London.

Dr. Chawla incorporates his skills as a magician into his clinical practice, which has been enthusiastically adopted by other health care professionals. He has written a book, given a TEDx talk, and holds workshops all over Canada. Find out more at www.magicandmedicine.ca.

Sunday, September 28
An Afternoon of Magic
Augustana Theatre Centre
Dr. Chawla will lead a pair of children’s workshops to demonstrate some of his magic tricks that he uses in his practice and during his presentations.
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Mini Magicians, ages 6 to 9
2:30 – 3:30 pm: Wizarding Workshop, ages 10 to 13
Register with the Augustana Events Office with Deb Olafson at debra.olafson@ualberta.ca or at 780-679-1626.


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