The Columbia Club of Atlanta and the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health are pleased to host Dr. Stephen Morse to discuss Tangled Web: The Intersection of Science and Public Policy in the Prevention and Treatment of Global Infectious Diseases. Dr. Morse is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate Program. Dr. Morse will speak on the intersections of science/medicine and public policy in the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, specifically Ebola and measles, mandatory vaccinations, mandatory quarantines, treatment in remote locations, fair access to new treatments and government vs. privatized research and development.
Prior to the program, CCOA and the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health welcome PH graduates and other alum in the Public Health field to attend a PH Alumni Meet-Up. In addition, all participants will have the opportunity to visit the CDC museum. The CDC museum has a permanent exhibition on the history of CDC and public health, and a rotating exhibition which currently is “Resettling in America: Georgia’s Refugee Communities.”
Schedule of Events
5:30 – 7:45 pm – Registration, Reception and Mailman School of Public Health Alumni Meet-Up
7:45 – 9:00 pm – Presentation and Q&A Session
The reception will include beverages and a light buffet generously co-sponsored by the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
NOTE: Due to security procedures at the CDC, all attendees must RSVP and include the names of any guests. Please bring a government-issued photo ID and allow ample time for arrival. Convenient free parking is available on-site. Further details will be provided to respondents prior to the event.
Cost: CCOA members with paid 2015 dues - $45 $35 Non-members and guests - $55 $45 *All Tickets are non-refundable*
*UPDATE* Due to additional financial support for this event, the cost has now been lower as of Oct 14, 2015