Finding Your Path featuring Roland Crevecoeur Jr. set for Apr. 21
Penn State Altoona's Office of Institutional Equity, Diversity, and International Student Services will present the next entry in the "Finding Your Path" series on Monday, April 21, 2014 at noon in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center. The event will feature speaker Dr. Roland Crevecoeur Jr., diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics, fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and member of the American College of Physicians.
The youngest of six children, Crevecoeur was born in Haiti in 1965 and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1968. Raised in New York, he has been married for 22 years and is a proud father of 3 children.
Crevecoeur attended Brooklyn Technical High School and graduated from The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, a five year college and medical school program. He obtained his medical degree at the New York University School of Medicine in 1991. He did a combined 5 years residency program in Medicine/Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate where he also completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology in 1998.
Crevecoeur often gives lectures in congenital heart disease and pediatric emergencies. He is also a PALS instructor and has been in practice for over sixteen years. Since moving to Pennsylvania in 2002, Crevecoeur has worked for Nason Hospital, Pediatric Healthcare Associates, and the Ebensburg Center. Presently, he has a private pediatric and pediatric cardiology office in Hollidaysburg.