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Upcoming Event – A Chronic Challenge: Non-Communicable Diseases and the Media

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With slow-moving progress on funding and a barrage of influential advertising, can strong media coverage help drive progress on NCDs?  Join leading journalists, lawyers and public health experts for a critical discussion of this question at the inaugural Johns Hopkins-Pulitzer Center Symposium.

Thursday, October 10

1 – 4 pm Symposium
4 – 5 pm Reception

Sheldon Hall
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD

RSVP requested:

• Joanne Silberner, University of Washington artist-in-residence, Special Correspondent, PRI’s The World
• Derek Yach, Senior Vice President, Vitality Group
• Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center
• Robert Lawrence, Director, Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins University
Benn McGrady, Project Director, O’Neill Institute Trade Investment and Health Initiative, Georgetown University
• David Jernigan, Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, Johns Hopkins University
• Joanna Cohen, Director, Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins University
• Dick Thompson, Senior Adviser, Pulitzer Center

Welcoming Remarks:
• Michael J. Klag, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

For more information please visit the Pulitzer Center’s website.

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