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November 15, 2018 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2018-2019
Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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Description

U.S. PIRG and Harvard Law School invite you to a panel discussion about antibiotic resistance as part of Antibiotic Awareness Week. The World Health Organization ranks antibiotic resistance as a top global health threat and experts estimate that without swift action, drug-resistant infections could kill more people each year by 2050 than cancer does today. The panel discussion will look at where we are now and how research, collaboration, and policy can encourage better antibiotic stewardship in human health care and animal agriculture, as well as effectively develop new antibiotics.

These panels feature experts in the fields of public health policy, infectious disease, food supply chain management, and shareholder advocacy.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is required. Register now!

Speakers

  • Maria Balice, Senior Director of Communication and Strategic Partnerships, Applegate

  • Jared Fernandez, Shareholder Advocate, Green Century Capital Management

  • Nicole Negowetti, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic

  • Sujit Suchindran, Infectious Disease Specialist, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

  • Kathy TalkingtonProject Director, Antibiotic Resistance Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts

  • Matt Wellington, Director, Campaign to Stop the Overuse Of Antibiotics, U.S. PIRG

Sponsored by Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School; Harvard Law School Animal Law Society; the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Harvard Law School; U.S. PIRG; the Food Law Lab, Harvard Law School; the Food Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School; and Green Century. 

Tags

animals   food   global health   health law policy   pharmaceuticals   public health   regulation   research