This event has already occurred.

What’s the Point? Vaccination Skepticism and Controversy

  • When September 10 , 2015, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Where Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, M203
    2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

This public lecture will focus on the great vaccine debate. Bernice L. Hausman, PhD, a professor of interprofessionalism at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Edward S. Diggs Professor in the Humanities at Virginia Tech, and Zach N. Adelman, PhD, an associate professor of entomology at Virginia Tech’s Fralin Life Science Institute, will explore the concerns surrounding vaccinations and the origins of those concerns to promote better communication among doctors, public health professionals, patients, and parents. The speakers will also discuss the history and culture behind modern vaccine practices. The event is sponsored by the Creativity in Health Education program of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. This is a free event; registration is encouraged.

Additional details

This is a free event. The host is David Trinkle, MD. For more information, please call 540-526-2300, or send an e-mail.

Map and parking

This map shows where the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is located in Roanoke, VA at 2 Riverside Circle.

Click the "Google" logo for a larger version.

Event Type