Historia Medica Lecture: Gregory Storch (WashU Pediatrics) – “Why are Vaccines so Controversial?”

March 14, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Becker Library King Center (Medical Campus, 7th Floor)

“Why Are Vaccines So Controversial?”

The 68th Historia Medica Lecture is hosted by the Bernard Becker Medical Library in collaboration with the Center for History of Medicine.

Dr. Storch is the Ruth L. Siteman Professor of Pediatrics and Research Integrity Officer (RIO) for Washington University. He also holds joint appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Molecular Microbiology and is a nationally renowned scholar, teacher, and clinician with impressive accomplishments in virology and the molecular identification of new and emerging pathogens. His current research interest is in the use of the host response to assist in the diagnosis of infectious diseases. He also continues to work on applications of next-generation sequencing for infectious disease diagnosis.

Dr. Storch has proven leadership skills in his storied career at Washington University, serving as Director of the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, Director of the Virology and Microbiology Laboratories at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and past-President of the Pan-American Society for Clinical Virology. He has also served as chairman for two years on the School of Medicine’s Executive Committee of the Faculty Council, the highest elected position among the medical school faculty.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.

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For inquiries contact Debra Deiermann.