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When:   April 20, 2011 6:45pm
Where:   LC 102
Type:   Meeting

YSM is co-sponsoring with YJML a Panel Discussion on Medical Journalism on Wednesday, April 20th at 6pm in LC 102. The panel will feature Carl Zimmer, Dr Laura Manuilidis and Dr. Randi Epstein. Carl Zimmer is an acclaimed popular science writer and frequent contributer to the New York Times and Discover Magazine. His is a recipient of the Prize for Science Communication from the US National Academy of Sciences, and his books include Parasite Rex, Soul Made Flesh, and At the Water's Edge. Dr. Laura Manuelidis is a Professor of Surgery at Yale Medical School and Section Chief of Neuropathology in the Department of Surgery at Yale. Dr. Manuelidis is on the faculty of Neurosciences and Virology and has challenged the conventional explanation for the cause of Mad Cow Disease. Dr. Randi Epstien is a medical journalist and received her MD from Yale University. She has contributed to the New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Daily Telegraph and is an adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. Her most recent book is Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank.

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