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Dr. Gil Odendaal
Dr. Gil Odendaal

CBU College of Allied Health to host Dr. Gil Odendaal

RIVERSIDE (March 10, 2014)—California Baptist University’s College of Allied Health will host Dr. Gil Odendaal as featured speaker for the 2013-2014 Distinguished Speaker Series on March 10. Odendaal serves as vice president of integral mission for World Relief.

He will speak on “Healthcare is a justice issue: From ideology to practice and the changing role of the church” at 6:30 p.m. in the Wallace Theatre.

Prior to joining World Relief, he served as global director for PEACE Implementation with Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif. as well as global director for the HIV/AIDS Initiative under Kay Warren. Other professional engagements include serving as regional coordinator for Africa with Medical Ambassadors International and also as regional coordinator for Russia and Eastern Europe. He has 30 years of ministry experience as missionary, pastor, educator, leader and public speaker.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 951.343.4619.