Alumni

Confronting Ebola: How Should We Respond?

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of New York City

December 1, 2014: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

As helath care workers return from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, we can no longer think of this virus as a "far away" issue.  Join us for a panel discussion.

Where

Online Webinar
New York, New York

Event Details

The New York Chapter of the University of Chicago Life Sciences Alumni Group (LSAG) invites you to examine the Ebola epidemic in the United States and West Africa and explore evidence based responses with experts in epidemiology, virology, history, public health and economics who bring perspectives from both wealthy and resource-poor nations. How Ebola became pandemic and how we respond has profound societal and global consequences as we prepare for future epidemics of emerging infectious diseases.

Our format is designed to inform and to provoke discussion. Please join your fellow alumni on December 1, 2014 at the Midtown Executive Club at Club Quarters, 40 West 45 Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues).

5:30 - 6:00 PM Reception/Registration
6:00 - 7:15 PM Panel
7:15 - 8:30 PM Networking/Reception

Panel Moderator

Gerald Oppenheimer (PhD'76), Professor of History and Public Health, CUNY Graduate Center and School of Public Health, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School, Columbia University

Panelists

Stephen Morse, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
Nathaniel Hupert, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Information on additional panelists forthcoming

Cost

$10.00 per person

Registration

Register Online
Register By Phone: 773.702.5646

Deadline: 11/28/2014

Program

5:30 PM-6:00 PM: Reception/Registration

Speaker Profiles

Gerald Oppenheimer (Moderator)
Professor, CUNY Graduate Center

Gerald Oppenheimer (PhD'76), Professor of History and Public Health, CUNY Graduate Center and School of Public Health, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School, Columbia University

Stephen Morse (Panelist)
Professor, Columbia University

Stephen Morse, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.

Nathaniel Hupert (Panelist)
Associate Professor, Weil Cornell Medical College

Nathaniel Hupert, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College

Questions

Andrea Landes, '92