Population Health

Vaccination to Save Lives from Pneumonia and Neonatal Sepsis


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Add to Calendar

Join us Feb. 22, 2017, for the Dean’s Lecture at 4 p.m. in MMS 3.001 of McGovern Medical School, located at 6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030. The featured speaker is Keith Klugman, director of pneumonia at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, WA. He is the Emeritus William H. Foege Chair of Global Health at the Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, he serves as an honorary professor in the Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Klugman has made major contributions to the field of pneumococcal disease. His work, including the demonstration of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine efficacy in the developing world, has led to interventions that have saved millions of lives.


Location

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

6431 Fannin, Suite MMS 3.001, Houston, TX

Contact

John Byrne

713-500-5605