Written by: Alayna Hucek
Date: October 8, 2014

Colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealing some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion.

Colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealing some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. Photo: Frederick A. Murphy/CDC

Join us for a public conversation exploring the health risks from infectious disease outbreaks on October 16 at WOSU@COSI. A panel of local and national medical media, and risk communication experts will join moderator and former WOSU radio host Fred Andrle to explore these topics and more.

The panelists will include, Dr. Larry S. Schlesinger, chair for Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity from Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Vicki Friemuth, director of Center for Communication, Health and Poverty at the University of Georgia and Richard Harris, science correspondent, for NPR.

The free event, which is presented by the Ohio State University School of Communication, will take place October 16 from 7-8:30 pm, with doors opening at at 6:30pm. Audience members will be able to participate in the panel discussion during the question and answer session.

Register to attend by sending an email to science_forum@osu.edu.