SCIENCE CAFÉ

Come to a New Mexico PBS Science Café! A clip from an episode of NOVA scienceNOW, Nature or a comparable program will be screened. An expert on the topic will attend to answer questions & have an open discussion with the audience.

VACCINES—CALLING THE SHOTS

Vaccine-preventable diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago—whopping cough, measles, mumps—are returning. Some states have passed laws making it more difficult for parents to opt out of vaccinations. Wherever they live, parents continue to weigh what’s best for their children and health officials continue to worry about saving lives.

Come to the May New Mexico PBS Science Café and watch a segment of NOVA Vaccines – Calling The Shots and then join in a discussion with Walter Dehority, MD, MSc., Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Dehority will discuss the return of preventable diseases, the science of vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out of receiving childhood immunizations.

  • Speakers: Walter Dehority, MD, MSc., Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of New Mexico
  • Date: Saturday, May 30
  • Time: 10:00am - 12noon
  • Location: New Mexico PBS Studios: 1130 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM
Admission is FREE but a Reservation is Required. Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. RSVP to Rose Poston: 277-2396 or Online.

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