Augustana College on Monday formally opened its newest addition to the campus: the Peter J. Lindberg, M.D., Middle for Well being and Human Efficiency.
The Lindberg Middle homes the school’s kinesiology and public well being applications. It’s also geared up with an indoor swimming pool that will likely be utilized by school athletes, together with the brand new males’s and girls’s water polo groups.
“It’s our hope and prayer that this constructing will form generations of Augustana Faculty college students as they develop in thoughts, physique and spirit,” Augustana Faculty President Steven Bahls mentioned Monday throughout a ribbon slicing for the brand new middle.
The middle’s namesake was a 1961 graduate of Augustana. He went to medical college on the College of Chicago. His skilled profession was largely at Los Alamos Medical Middle, in Los Alamos, N.M.; then he went to work for Albuquerque’s New Mexico Most cancers Middle. He additionally served within the U.S. Air Drive within the Sixties after finishing college.
“He had a deep, deep curiosity in holistic well being and lived a life that represents the perfect of a liberally educated individual” Bahls mentioned. “He spent his profession serving to hundreds of individuals and sufferers as an oncologist.”