The Department of Neurology and the MD-PhD Program present the 46th Annual Andrew Mark Lippard Memorial Lecture

Laurie Garrett, award-winning science writer and author, will be presenting the lecture titled "COVID 19: The New Plague and the New Tomorrow."

Laurie Garrett is the only writer to have been awarded all of the "Three P's" of journalism: The Peabody, Polk (twice), and Pulizter, for which she was three times a finalist and once a recipient. Garrett wrote her first bestselling book, The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance whilde splitting her time between the Harvard School of Public Health and the New York newspaper, Newsday. With decades of experience as a science writer, Garrett speaks with extensive knowledge of emerging diseases and epidemics, and their impact on governments and societies. With the advent of the Coronavirus, she has been dubbed "the woman who predicted the Coronavirus pandemic."

The recipient of the 2020 Andrew Mark Lippard Memorial Research Award for Neuroscience winner is MD-PhD student Ori Lieberman. 

The lecture will be held on September 25, 2020 at 5pm. Please contact thb2108@cumc.columbia.edu for further details.