Remembering the Cocoanut Grove Fire

The 75th Anniversary of Boston's Tragedy

As noted in a special article in last Sunday's Boston Globe, this month marks the 75th anniversary of this tragic event which Salem State's Professor Emeritus of Nursing, Dr. Barbara Poremba, describes as "Boston's Titanic."  Dr. Poremba's talk will focus on how lessons learned led to still very relevant reforms in medicine, nursing, public health and safety, and disaster response.  This talk will be held at Salem's historic Hawthorne Hotel, details and sign up information fo follow.