Art Rx Luncheon

in Honor of Anthony Carbajal

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Art Rx Luncheon 2019 was an educational luncheon in honor of Anthony Carbajal, photographer and healthcare activist. Anthony shared with the USC health sciences community about how his photography has contributed to his own journey with ALS and how he has creatively continued practicing his art in the face of illness progression.

“I want to reveal lessons my camera has brought me and how art has broadened my emotional tolerance for the inevitable” 

- Anthony Carbajal

Program Information:

This Luncheon was hosted by Art Rx of the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work in collaboration with the HEAL Program of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The Luncheon was moderated by Art Rx Partners Dr. Pamela Schaff of the HEAL Program and Ted Meyer, Artist in Residence at USC Keck School of Medicine. Learn more about the USC HEAL Program here.


12:00pm - Lunch and Welcome Remarks

12:10pm - Anthony Carbajal, Photography and Healing Presentation

12:30pm - Discussion Moderated by Dr. Pamela Schaff and Ted Meyer

12:40pm - Q&A

More About Anthony:

Anthony Carbajal has inspired the world through his street photography and activism by giving a hopeful voice to the disease ALS. Anthony has raised over $4 million for research on ALS, was a resident artist at Stanford Medicine X, and has been a regular guest on The Ellen Degeneres Show. More information about Anthony and his work can be found here.


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