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.

Monday, September 29
Better Decision-Making Through Illusions
7 pm, Performing Arts Centre
Doors at 6 pm
Dr. Chawla will deliver an entertaining and informative two-hour presentation on “Secrets, Perceptions and Placebos Revealed: How Understanding Illusions helps us make better decisions in our Finances, Relationships and Personal Growth”. This is an interactive and entertaining lecture which incorporates magic and illusions with some secrets revealed!
This presentation is part of the 2014/15 Augustana Academic Theme: Illusion.
Register with the Augustana Events Office with Deb Olafson at debra.olafson@ualberta.ca or at 780-679-1626.


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