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CHRISTUS Spohn Celebrates 30th Annual Lyceum Speaker Series April 16, 2018

(Corpus Christi, TX) - The CHRISTUS Spohn Foundation is thrilled to welcome Walter Isaacson as speaker for the 30th anniversary of the CHRISTUS Spohn Health System Lyceum on Wednesday, April 18 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.

Walter Isaacson has served as president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based in Washington, DC, as well as the chair and CEO of CNN, and editor of TIME magazine. Isaacson’s most recent book, Leonardo da Vinci (2017) brings history’s most creative genius at the crossroads of the humanities and the arts to life, and highlights and teaches the importance of creativity and challenging the status quo.

Isaacson is also author of The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (2014), a biographical tale of the people who invented the computer, Internet and the other great innovations of the digital age. His other books include Steve Jobs (2011), Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (2003), and Kissinger: A Biography (1992), and co-author of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made (1986).

The topic of Mr. Isaacson’s Lyceum speech will be Timeless Leadership. Bringing audiences closer to these remarkable figures, Isaacson discusses the vital information that can be learned from them – including the common traits they share and how those traits can be used to empower today’s business leaders.

The 2018 Lyceum will help support Our PATH Forward (People & Actions Transforming Healthcare) and CHRISTUS Spohn’s construction of the new Level II Trauma Center at the Shoreline campus in Corpus Christi. The only Level II Trauma Center in South Texas will ensure that all residents who seek comfort and healing in times of greatest need are treated with the most advanced technology and kindhearted compassion. The Coastal Bend’s lead trauma center is responsible for providing life-saving treatment to residents of Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio counties.