Laurie Garrett @ UWW Nov. 5

Author Laurie Garrett will speak at the Young Auditorium on Monday, November 5, at 7 p.m., on “Betrayal of Trust: Critical Issues in Global Health Care.” She is the Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations and a past president of the National Association of Science Writers. She won a Pulitzer prize in 1996 for explanatory journalism for reporting from Zaire about an Ebola outbreak.

newly emerging diseases in a world out of balance

The University Library has a copy of her 1994 book The coming plague : newly emerging diseases in a world out of balance (Main Collection, 3rd floor, RA651 .G37 1994). Other books she has written, and a videorecording based on The coming plague, are available from other UW campus libraries by using the free Universal Borrowing service. Requested items arrive in 2-3 weekdays.

You can read several articles she has written for various periodicals by searching for her as an author in EBSCO’s Academic Search Premier database.

More information about her and her work is available from Ms. Garrett’s web site or her biography on the Council’s website.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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