Goucher College and the Greater Baltimore Committee present a monthly speaker series featuring top government officials and political leaders in state and federal government, as well as business executives.
Mileah Kromer, associate professor of political science and the director of the Sarah T. Hughes Center for Politics at Goucher College, and Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, will moderate the series.
1:30 p.m. – Program Begins
2:30 p.m. – Program Ends
Dr. Leana Wen will discuss the current state of COVID-19, the recent surge in the Omicron variant, the recommendations of the CDC regarding vaccinations and booster shots, and best practices to protect your personal health.
Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University, and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She is also a CNN medical analyst and contributing columnist for The Washington Post, where she writes a weekly column and anchors the new Post newsletter, “The Checkup with Dr. Wen”. Previously, she served as Baltimore’s Health Commissioner, where she led the nation’s oldest continuously-operating public health department. She is the author of the patient advocacy book, When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests (St. Martin’s Press, 2013) and a new memoir, Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health (Metropolitan Books, July 2021). Dr. Wen lives with her husband and two young children in Baltimore.
When: February 1, 2022; 1:30 PM
Cost: Free for GBC Members. Registration is required.
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