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The Changing Management of Epidemics Over Time: from AIDS to Ebola

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
7 pm
Hunter Family Education Hall
Admission is Free. Advance Registration Required.

This program is in conjunction with LF Reads Ragdale: The Great Believers

Join us for a fascinating panel discussion on epidemics past and present; from early diseases before immunization and penicillin to the AIDS epidemic in Chicago (as referenced in Rebecca Makkai's book, The Great Believers), to today's rebellion on immunization for illnesses like measles and the risk of rapid spread of deadly viruses like ebola.

With thanks to our esteemed panelists: George Dawson, Ph.D., Distinguished Scientist, Volwiler Society, Abbott; Dr. Jill Holden, Chief of Staff, Northwestern Memorial Lake Forest Hospital; Lori Kaufman, Chair, Fund Development and Past President, Board of Directors of The AIDS Foundation of Chicago; and Dale Kempf, Distinguished Research Fellow, Director Neglected Diseases Research, AbbVie. Moderated by: Carol Summerfield, Executive Director, History Center Lake Forest-Lake Bluff.

This program is sponsored by Abbott and Northwestern Memorial Lake Forest Hospital.