Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World

Upcoming Events Associated with ‘Outbreak’ Exhibit at HS/HSL

Join the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) for several events complementing the “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World” exhibit, which marks the 100th anniversary of the devastating 1918 influenza pandemic and is on display in the library’s Frieda O. Weise Gallery through Oct. 14.

An opening reception, flu shot clinic and luncheon/lecture will be held in coming weeks.

Opening Reception

Thursday, Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m., Frieda O. Weise Gallery, HS/HSL

In conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution’s “Outbreak” exhibit, the HS/HSL has created a supplementary exhibit remembering the 1918 flu pandemic. Please join us for our exhibit grand opening reception in the Weise Gallery on the first floor. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.

To RSVP: Go to this link.

Flu Shot Clinic

Thursday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., HS/HSL

Help protect yourself, family, friends, and colleagues at this clinic provided by Walgreens in collaboration by the HS/HSL and the School of Pharmacy. Flu shots will be available to UMB campus employees and students in the first-floor tower of the Library (entrance to the left of the guard’s desk as you enter the library). Flu clinic provided by Walgreens in collaboration with the School of Pharmacy and the HS/HSL.

To RSVP: Go to this link. Also remember to bring your insurance information and ID.

Luncheon/Lecture with Dr. Philip A. Mackowiak

Friday, Oct. 5, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Gladhill Board Room, HS/HSL

A light lunch will be served and Philip A. Mackowiak, MD ’70, MBA, emeritus professor of medicine and the Carolyn Frenkil and Selvin Passen History of Medicine Scholar-in-Residence, will present “The ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918, What’s Past is Prologue.”

To RSVP: Send an email to events@hshsl.umaryland.edu.

Everly BrownClinical Care, Education, People, Research, University LifeAugust 31, 20180 comments

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