Kavli Conversations on Science Communication: Covering Epidemics

Event Date: 
September 24, 2019

Ebola & Beyond: Covering Epidemics is a conversation from the front lines of public health with award-winning writer Amy Maxmen and Boston University infectious disease specialist Dr. Nahid Bhadelia.

Amy Maxmen, a senior reporter at Nature, covers the entanglements of evolution, medicine and of people behind research. Now she's reporting on the Ebola epidemics in Africa.

Nahid Bhadelia is medical director of BU's Special Pathogens Unit. During the West African Ebola epidemic, she served as a clinician in several Ebola treatment units, working with World Health Organization and Partners in Health.

Join us in person at NYU on the 7th Floor of 20 Cooper Square or online here. Online participants can tweet questions using the #KavliConvo hashtag.

The event is sponsored by the Kavli Foundation and the NYU Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program, and moderated by Robert Lee Hotz of The Wall Street Journal, who is a Distinguished Writer in Residence.

Kavli Conversations are hosted by NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. Events are open to the public. Webcast will begin at 6:30pm.

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