This Month at LDI
News and Announcements
Sandy Schwartz named to US Preventive Services Task Force.
Health Policy: Please join us as Oliver Fein, MD, Professor of Clinical Public Health at Cornell University, discusses “National Health Insurance for the U.S.: Has Its Time Come?” on Friday, March 21, 2008 at 12:00 pm. The seminar is co-sponsored by Penn’s Center for Public Health Initiatives.
The following week, we welcome Mary Travis Bassett, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She will give us insight into “How Can a Local Urban Health Department Tackle Health Disparities?” on Friday, March 28, 2008 at 12:00 pm.
Voting by Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment
Research: On February 29, Howard Markel, MD, PhD, Director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, discussed the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 and the lessons to be learned from how different cities addressed the crisis.
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