“The Current and Future Role of Vaccination in Global Health”

Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease
September 23, 2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
LYNN Hall, rm 1136

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Featuring Gina Kolata, Kolata is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for her work at The New York Times. She works as a science and medicine reporter and is the author of six books. Kolata is a graduate of the molecular biology program at MIT and received her master’s in applied mathematics from the University of Maryland.

A panel discussion “The Current and Future Role of Vaccination in Global Health” will follow the talk from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Lynn Hall, Room 1136, featuring Kolata and the following:

* Pamela M. Aaltonen, professor emeritus from the School of Nursing.

* Marifran Mattson, professor and head of the Brian Lamb School of Communication.

* Suresh Mittal, distinguished professor of virology from the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology.

* Ekramy Sayedahmed, postdoctoral research associate in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology.

A public reception will follow the panel in the Veterinary Medical Library in Lynn Hall.

The event is sponsored by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Health and Human Sciences’ Public Health Program and IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette.

Kolata is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for her work at The New York Times. She works as a science and medicine reporter and is the author of six books. Kolata is a graduate of the molecular biology program at MIT and received her master’s in applied mathematics from the University of Maryland. 

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