UPDATE-Talk show host Dr. Oz will speak
Posted February 24, 2012; 12:30 p.m.
Tickets for this event are no longer available. There will be a wait line before the event for any unclaimed seats, as well as a simulcast in McCosh Hall, Rooms 10, 60, 62, 64 and 66, with no ticket necessary.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, a surgeon, author and talk show host, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in McCosh Hall, Room 50. Oz hosts the daily television program "The Dr. Oz Show," where he focuses on medical issues and personal health.
Free tickets are required for admission. Tickets will be available to University students, faculty and staff starting at noon Monday, Feb. 27, at the University Ticketing office in the Frist Campus Center and will continue from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday while supplies last. One ticket will be available per TigerCard and individuals may present up to two TigerCards.
A limited number of tickets for the general public will be available at the Richardson Auditorium ticket office on the University campus from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. Starting on Feb. 29, the general public distribution will continue, while supplies last, at the University Ticketing office in the Frist Campus Center from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The general public may pick up two tickets per person.
Dr. Oz's talk is part of the student-organized Mental Health Awareness Week on campus co-sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government and Sustained Dialogue in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life, Counseling and Psychological Services at University Health Services, Campus Recreation, the Office of Religious Life, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Center and the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.
More details about Mental Health Awareness Week for students will be announced on the Undergraduate Student Government's website.