Join us on Friday, February 21st as Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist and researcher, gives a special presentation at UCSF. This is the inaugural lecture in a new series from UCSF Archives & Special Collections.
Lecture: Tracking Disease, Forecasting Futures
Presenter: Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Location: Toland Hall Auditorium (U142), University Hall, 533 Parnassus, 1st floor
This lecture is free and open to the public.
About Laurie Garrett
As a medical and science writer for Newsday in New York City, Laurie Garrett became the only writer ever to have been awarded all three of the Big “Ps” of journalism: The Peabody, The Polk (twice), and The Pulitzer. Laurie is also the best-selling author of The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance and Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health. In March 2004, Laurie took the position of Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is an expert on global health with a particular focus on newly emerging and re-emerging diseases; public health and their effects on foreign policy and national security. Learn more.
About the UCSF Archives & Special Collections Lecture Series
UCSF Archives & Special Collections launched this lecture series to introduce a wider community to treasures and collections from its holdings, to provide an opportunity for researchers to discuss how they use this material, and to celebrate clinicians, scientists, and health care professionals who donated their papers to the archives.
The second lecture “Remembering the first years of AIDS epidemic” is scheduled for Wednesday, April 16th from 12 pm-1 pm at the Lange room in the Library and will feature Drs. Volberding, Cooke, Greenspan, Abrams.