Miller Center

Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America's Children

David  Rosner David Rosner
Gerald  Markowitz Gerald Markowitz

Speakers: David Rosner, Gerald Markowitz
Date: October 4, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM
Description

This special symposium on David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz’s Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America's Children will kick off the Fall 2013 Miller Center Colloquium Series on Historical Perspectives on the Health Care Crisis, organized by GUIAN MCKEE, associate professor of public policy at the Miller Center. 

This special symposium has been co-organized by McKee and former Miller Center Fellow MERLIN CHOWKWANYUN.

This symposium is being co-sponsored by the U.Va. Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities of the School of Medicine, the Claude Moore Foundation, and the Department of Public Health Sciences at the U.Va. School of Medicine.

Please RSVP to gage@virginia.edu by noon on Wednesday, October 2 if you’d like to attend the lunch that will occur between the two panels.

The morning session from 10:00 a.m. until noon will feature:

  • DAVID ROSNER, professor of sociomedical sciences and history, Columbia University
  • GERALD MARKOWITZ, distinguished professor of history, CUNY Graduate Center
  • MERLIN CHOWKWANYUN (moderator), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar, University of Wisconsin, and former Miller Center National Fellow

Unfortunately, due to the federal shutdown, Senator Whitehouse will not be able to participate in this event.

Coming soon: audio & video