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E-M:/ Icon Smasher Laurie Garrett Coming to MSU Sept. 11

Enviro-Mich message from "joonmck" <joonmck@gateway.net>

Dear EMers,

I thought I'd pass this along to all of you.

Laurie Garrett, the Pulitzer prize winning journalist and author of author
of Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health." The event will
be held Tuesday, September 11, 2001, at 4:30 P.M. in the Pasant
Theatre, Wharton Center for the Performing Arts.

If you get a chance go!

In Solidarity,

Brian McKenna
Public Citizen

Here is the official announcement which a friend passed on to me:

Subject: Jaqua Foundation Symposium Inaugural Lecture

>We are pleased to announce the inaugural lecture of the Jaqua Foundation
>Symposium in memory of distinguished CVM alumnus Samuel Pollack, DVM.
>The presenter will be Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Laurie Garrett
>speaking on "Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health." The
>event will be held Tuesday, September 11, 2001, at 4:30 P.M. in the Pasant
>Theatre, Wharton Center for the Performing Arts.
>Ms. Garrett is one of the strongest voices for global public health in our
>day. She is the only writer who has won all three of the big "Ps" of
>journalism: the Peabody, the Polk (twice), and the Pulitzer.
>She is the science writer for New York Newsday and the author of two books.
>The Coming Plague chronicled the growing health threat of emerging
>such as Ebola. The New York Times Book Review named it one of the best
>books of 1994. Her second book, Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global
>Public Health, addresses the realities of healthcare in the United States,
>Western Europe, Russia, and Africa. It received the George C. Polk Award
>for Best Book of 2000.
>Ms. Garrett's writing is informed by her background in science. She
>graduated with honors in biology from the University of California in Santa
>Cruz. She then attended graduate school in the Department of Bacteriology
>and Immunology at the University of California at Berkley and did research
>at Stanford University before leaving to pursue a career in journalism.
>During the academic year 1991-92, she attended Harvard University as a
>visiting fellow in the Harvard School of Public Health.
>Her understanding of the complicated dynamics of emerging diseases will
>provide a thought-provoking and engaging introduction to the lecture
>which is designed to bring together students, faculty, and alumni for the
>advancement of important issues in veterinary and human medicine.
>Students, faculty, and staff are all invited to attend. Please join us for
>this special event. No RSVP required.
>If you need additional information, please contact Linda Chadderdon at
>chadderd@cvm.msu.edu or 355-5165.

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