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Saturday, September 28 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
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What the controversy over vaccines means for public health

Presented by Ascension Seton

Moderator
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Edgar Walters

Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Walters is an investigative reporter covering health and human services for the Tribune, where he started as an intern in 2013. Previously, he had a political reporting fellowship with the Berliner Zeitung, a daily newspaper in Berlin. Walters is a graduate of the Plan II Honors Program... Read More →

Speakers
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Peter Hotez

Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development
Hotez has expertise in vaccine development and neglected tropical diseases and is currently leading several projects to develop new vaccines. He is a fellow in disease and poverty at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University and is the author of “Forgotten... Read More →
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David Lakey

Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for the University of Texas System
Lakey is an expert in disease prevention, outbreak and community health services, and currently works as vice chancellor for health affairs and chief medical officer for the University of Texas System. He also serves as senior advisor to the president and professor of medicine at... Read More →
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Susan Bailey

President-Elect of the American Medical Association
Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June. She has held many leadership positions within the association, including speaker and vice speaker of the House of Delegates. She also has served as board chair and president of the Tarrant County Medical Society... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room 604 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701

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