NPHW Kickoff: Joe Sepsey, speaks on his book, "Once We Flew: The Memoir of a U.S. Army Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam and a Life with PTSD"

As our kick-off to National Public Health Week, we are featuring Joe Sepesy, author of Once We Flew, the Memoir of a U.S. Army Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam, and a life with PTSD." Joe will be talking about his experiences from the battlefields to ballrooms, from pain and post-traumatic stress disorder to American smooth and Latin rhythm. Joe was inducted into the Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor in 2003 and has published nine books.
For attendees joining us in person, the Youngstown Blue Coats is bringing their Big Blue Bus (to be parked in the front parking lot of the medical school, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.)! Please consider bringing donations of coats, hats, gloves, sleeping bags, boots, tents, tarps, and socks. Youngstown Blue Coats provides your donations to homeless veterans.


Start Date/Time:
Mar 31, 2023 12:00PM

End Date/Time:
Mar 31, 2023 2:00PM

Registration URL:


Northeast Ohio Medical University, NEW Center, Watanakunakorn Auditorium and NEOMED Facebook livestream

4209 State Route 44
Rootstown , OH 44272


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