Monday, October 8, 2012

How will Houston Deal with a Pandemic?

The TMC Library and The UT Health McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, present the second lecture of the Medical Ethics series on Vaccines, Epidemics, and Ethics.

How will Houston Deal with a Pandemic?

David E. Persse, MD is the Physician Director of Emergency Medical Services at the City of Houston and the Public Health Authority for the Department of Health & Human Services – City of Houston. Dr. Persse will speak about how the City of Houston has prepared to deal with a pandemic and what would happen if there were a virulent disease outbreak.

Date:              Thursday, October 18, 2012. 12:00
Location:       University of Texas School of Public Health Auditorium - 
                        1200 Herman Pressler, Houston, TX 77030
Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

For a complete schedule of the Medical Ethics Lecture Series, visit the Medical Ethics Series website:

This project has been funded in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Contract No. HHSN-276-2011-00007-C with the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library.

Additional sponsorship is being provided by UT Health McGovern Center for Humanities andEthics, and by Elsevier, New England Journal of Medicine, Science and Ovid, some of the leading providers of science and health information resources available at the TMC Library.


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