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Maryland Hosts NPR’s Jason Beaubien for Global Health and Culture Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 20, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: University of Maryland Riggs Alumni Center

More info: http://sph.umd.edu/beaubien

The University of Maryland will host its inaugural Global Health and Culture Lecture Series talk, Emerging Health Threats in a Globalized World, with Jason Beaubien, global health and development correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR). Beaubien reports on a range of health issues across the globe. He’s covered circumcision drives in Kenya, abortion in El Salvador, drug-resistant malaria in Myanmar and tuberculosis in Tajikistan. He was part of an NPR reporting team that won a Peabody Award in 2015 for its extensive coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. More of his work can be found on the NPR website.

Welcome remarks will be given by Dean Gregory Ball of UMD’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Dean Jane Clark, of UMD’s School of Public Health.

Open admission until seats filled.

This lecture was made possible by the Department of Anthropology, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, the School of Public Health, the Office of Undergraduate Studies, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Pepsi Enhancement Fund, Public Health without Borders, and College Park Scholars.