The Department of Biology and the Distinguished Visitor's Program are honored to host Dr. Paul Offit, the chief of the division of infectious diseases and the director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Offit is a recipient of numerous awards, including the J. Edmund Bradley Prize for Excellence in Pediatrics from the University of Maryland Medical School, the Young Investigator Award in Vaccine Development from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and a Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health. He is one of the most public faces of the scientific consensus that vaccines have no association with autism, and is an outspoken advocate for science-based health advocacy.
Dr. Offit's talk, "Vitamins vs. Vaccines: Which is Safer? or Why FDA Regulation is a Good Thing" will be held:
Monday, March 17
Sharpless Auditorium, KINSC
There will be tea served at 2:15 p.m., immediately prior to the talk.
More details about Dr. Offit can be found here.