Wed, Oct 24


Diastole Scholars' Center

Against All Odds

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Against All Odds

Time & Location

Oct 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Diastole Scholars' Center, 2501 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

About the Event

Against All Odds: The Improbable Victory of Creating Hospital Hill

A Diastole Friends & E. Grey Dimond Fellows Event

Join speakers Dr. Felix Sabates, Sr. and Patricia Burton for an educational journey through the history of Hospital Hill.

Books available for purchase include:

From Cuba with a Vision: Losing my Homeland and Gaining the American Dream, Dr. Felix Sabates, Sr.

A Proven Experiment: Looking Back at the UMKC School of Medicine, Jerry & Patricia Burton (editors)

Take Wing! Interesting Things I Learned On My Way to School, Dr. E. Grey Dimond (special centennial re-release)

This is a free event, but please RSVP!

Call 816.235.8855 with any questions, or email us at

*Diastole has limited on-site parking; overflow parking is available at the corner of 25th and Charlotte (at no cost)

See you soon!





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