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Diseases of World Leaders - Part 1

Course Description

The course of history hinges upon great and powerful individuals—presidents, monarchs, dictators—whose actions can impact the world. But some influential actors are nasty and ruthless—and microscopic.

In this course, professor Robert F. Startz, MD of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine will uncover how diseases have impacted great leaders like Herod the Great, Henry VIII, JFK, FDR, Woodrow Wilson, L. Frank Baum, and George III.

Important Information

  • This course will be taught by an instructor from USC's School of Medicine
  • Course location, directions and parking instructions will be emailed to you approximately one week before the course

Course Fee - $25

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Registration and Payment Notes

If you plan to pay by check or purchase order, select "register by mail." Complete the form and return a printout with payment to: USC Continuing Education and Conferences, Close/Hipp Building at 1705 College Street, Suite 591, Columbia, SC 29208. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received.

We accept online payment via electronic check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express through MarketPlace, a secure electronic environment that simplifies business transactions with the university. Follow the MarketPlace prompts to complete payment. Your transaction is only complete when you receive an order number, which is your receipt of payment. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received and you receive an order number.

Once you have paid and are enrolled, you'll be emailed location and parking information for face-to-face programs or online instructions about one week before the program begins.