Ebola: From the Front Lines

Starts:
12:00 pm on Thursday, October 30, 2014
Ends:
2:00 pm on Thursday, October 30, 2014
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/sph/calendar/?eid=160548
Address:
Evans Building
Room:
Keefer Auditorium
Contact Organization:
SPH
Contact Name:
Kara Peterson
Contact Phone:
617-638-4052
Fees:
free
Audience:
public
On Thursday, October 30 SPH will be hosting a two-hour seminar on Ebola. Medical and public health experts from SPH, BUSM/NEIDL and the Commonwealth will discuss facts about Ebola, firsthand experience in Sierra Leone, health system preparedness in Massachusetts and the US, quarantine, travel restrictions, ethical and legal issues, and research. Speakers: George Annas, SPH; Nahid Bhadelia, BUSM/NEIDL; Mary Clark, Preparedness and Emergency Management Director, Massachusetts; Alfred DeMaria, Medical Director and State Epidemiologist, Massachusetts; Wendy Mariner, SPH.