BioCOM Bioethics Panel Fall 2019
Exciting panel on ethical issues about Antibiotic resistance
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 · 7 PM - 9 PM
Hi guys! Get excited for our Fall 2019 Bioethics panel, as we have two of the most qualified speakers in the field of Antibiotic Resistance coming to UMBC to share their knowledge and experiences.
Dr. Jennifer Johnson is a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Departments of Pathology, Epidemiology and Public Health as well as Microbiology and Immunology. She is also the Director of the Clinical Microbiology and Virology Laboratories at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology and has expertise in the diagnosis of infectious disease. Her research focuses on the detection, transmission, and control of antimicrobial resistant organisms.
Dr. Ana Rule is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. She is also affiliated with the Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health and the Particulate Matter Research Center. Her research focuses on the effects of exposure to biological aerosols and its relationship to antibiotic resistance development.
We are very excited to bring these talented minds to you. Lastly, pizza will be provided to everyone who attends!
Bioethics Committee Chair