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Save the date: Osterholm and Green

April 16, 2025 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Save the date: Join us April 16 for an engaging post-COVID-pandemic discussion on infectious diseases with Dr. Michael
Osterholm and Dr. Monica Green.

About the speakers

Michael Osterholm, portraitMichael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, is Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Medical School, all at the University of Minnesota.

In November 2020, Dr. Osterholm was appointed to President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 transition advisory board. From June 2018 through May 2019, he served as a Science Envoy for Health Security on behalf of the US Department of State. He is also on the Luther College Board of Regents. He is the author of two New York Times best-selling books.

Monica H. Green, PhD is an independent scholar and author whose work focuses on Medieval era pandemic diseases and women’s health. She is a prolific author of academic articles. Her books include “The Black Death: A Global History” (forthcoming), “New Evidence for the Dating and Impact of the Black Death in Asia” (2022), “Making Women’s Medicine Masculine: The Rise of Male Authority in Pre-Modern Gynaecology” (2008), and “Women’s Healthcare in the Medieval West: Texts and Contexts” (2000).

Event details

What: Conversation on infectious diseases with Dr. Michael Osterholm and Dr. Monica Green
When: Wednesday, April 16, 2025, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium | Parking and directions


April 16, 2025
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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