Flu Symposium Registration & Poster Submissions
The “Going Viral: Impact and Implications of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic” co-sponsors invite graduate and professional students, post-doctoral scholars, practitioners and others to submit poster proposals that describe relevant research or practice in epidemiology, virology, medicine, communication, health behavior, health policy, crisis response, ethics, history, literature and other areas relevant to the symposium theme. Get full poster proposal details here, then submit an abstract for the symposium’s poster presentation.
This interdisciplinary symposium marks the 100th anniversary of one of the deadliest pandemics in human history and will be hosted April 4-6, 2018, by UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC’s Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and RTI International. Register here.
Symposium events will offer perspectives from the vantage points of medicine, health, social sciences and the humanities. Speakers include leading experts in epidemiology, virology, medicine, communications, literature, history, ethics, policy and other fields.
Developed to coincide with the “Going Viral” interdisciplinary symposium, this online exhibit by the University Library at UNC particularly highlights the impact of the 1918 influenza pandemic at UNC and throughout North Carolina.