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Mazet To Give Leiter Lecture

Dr. Mazet
Dr. Jonna Mazet

Photo:  Gregory Urquiaga, UC Davis

Dr. Jonna Mazet will give the 2016 Joseph Leiter NLM/Medical Library Association Lecture, Wednesday, May 4. It will take place at 1 p.m. in Lister Hill Center auditorium, Bldg. 38A. Her topic will be “Emerging Infectious Diseases in the 21st Century: A Prevention Paradigm for Surveillance, Information Sharing and Health Diplomacy.”

Mazet is professor of epidemiology and disease ecology and executive director of the One Health Institute at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, where she focuses on global health problem-solving, especially for emerging infectious diseases and conservation challenges. Currently, she is global director of a $175 million viral emergence early warning project, PREDICT, that has been developed with the U.S. Agency for International Development Emerging Pandemic Threats Program. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2013.

The lecture will be recorded and broadcast live on the web and later archived at

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