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Communicating Science to the Public: The Vaccine-Autism Story
Start Date: 3/16/2017Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 3/16/2017End Time: 12:20 PM

Event Description

During the past two decades, dozens of studies have shown that vaccines don't cause autism. Yet, for many parents, the fear persists. Why? We'll discuss the cultural forces that try to defeat science and what to do about it.

Speaker: Paul Offit, MD, director of the Vaccine Education Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology, and professor of pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Hosted by the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science and Dan Duran, PhD.

Location:
Bossone Auditorium, 3126 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Audience:
  • Everyone

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