Book by Karen Trollope-Kumar

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Karen Trollope-Kumar
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

"Cloud Messenger - Love and Loss in the Indian Himalayas" a memoir by Karen Trollope-Kumar (signed by author)

As a Canadian medical student, Karen Trollope-Kumar went to India to study social and preventive medicine and met a young pediatrician named Pradeep. They married in a Hindu wedding ceremony and pledged to share a life of service and spiritual growth. In this poignant and heartwarming, Karen recounts an eleven-year chapter of their unusual lives when they worked as medical doctors in the Himalayas.

Karen Trollope-Kumar studied medicine at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. In her fourth year of medical studies she met her future husband, Pradeep, on a student visit to Lucknow. After graduation, she moved to India to marry the man she loved and they had two children. After returning to Canada in 1996, Karen completed a PhD in medical anthropology. She worked as a family physician in Hamilton and became involved in medical education at McMaster University. She currently works as a family physician at the Grand River Community Health Centre in Brantford. She is the Board Chair of Student Open Circles.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 3:11pm K West $11.00