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WKMS begins a new audience service that brings you recordings of speakers at Murray State University, titled "Speaker's Corner." If you have a recording of a recent lecture or presentation at Murray State that you'd like to see featured in this section, please send an inquiry to msu.wkms@murraystate.edu.If you are bringing an interesting speaker to our region, contact us. We would like to give everyone a chance to hear the presentation. We can put the audio here at wkms.org, with your help. This is a new service for Murray State University and our coverage area communities. We will also promote the presence of this recording at Speakers Corner on our air for two weeks following the date of the audio being placed online.We will schedule a flight of scripts identifying the presenter, subject, date and place of recording and sponsoring organization to be read by WKMS announcers during that time.E-mail msu.wkms@murraystate.edu with Speakers Corner as subject and give us the name of the presenter, subject of presentation, date and place of recording and sponsoring organization, and contact information for a person with whom we can discuss how you might help get the audio to us, because we will not always have personnel available to record. Thank you!

Speaker's Corner: Dr. David Dunn Talks Changes to Health Care Industry Under ACA

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Murray State's 2014 Harry Lee Waterfield Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs featured Dr. David Dunn, executive vice-president for health affairs at the University of Louisville (UofL). The Waterfield Lecture was held in the Curris Center Ballroom on MSU campus and was free to the public. 

Dunn spoke on "The Great American Health Care Horizon" detailing the effects the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has had on the nation's medical education industry. 

Dunn assumed his current position in Louisville in 2011, joining the faculty of the department of surgery and the department of microbiology and immunology as a tenured professor. Prior to UofL, he held similar positions at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY). 

Dunn has published more than 400 articles and book chapters in the areas of surgical infectious diseases and transplantation, and is considered both a national and international authority in those areas, and has edited texts. He has held office in a number of surgical organizations, is a member of several academic societies and has supported charitable causes for the public good such as United Way and the American Heart Association.

Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a 2015 TV Production grad of Murray State. At MSU, he served as team captain of the Murray State Rowing Club. Rob's goal is to become a screenwriter, film director or producer and looks to the likes of Quentin Tarantino and Guy Ritchie for inspiration. He appreciates good music, mainly favoring British rock n' roll, and approves of anything with Jack White's name on it. When not studying, rowing or writing, Rob enjoys spending his free time with a book or guitar.
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