Historical Legacy of Pandemic Diseases: Part I
Explore the historical impact, challenges and legacies of pandemic and epidemic diseases that have shaped the world, the U.S. and Wisconsin. Discuss plague, cholera, smallpox, measles, polio and emerging disease (SARS, Ebola, etc.). These diseases and their legacies are explored with insights from history, economics, political science, religion, molecular biology, epidemiology and public health resources. We also discuss related issues of immunization, disease prevention and public health.
Michael Silver Ph.D. is a former faculty member at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He spent 20 years developing new diagnostic technologies and 18 years as an international healthcare strategy consultant for health systems, government agencies, diagnostic, ... read more