NCF Alum Erin Lipp on panel at Wofford (College) presenting the effect of climate change on infectious disease

Reposted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 by Paula Melo

GSABizwire.com      May 23, 2018

SPARTANBURG, S.C.
 – Wofford College will present a panel of experts on the effects of climate change on infectious diseases at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Olin Teaching Theater as the inaugural lecture of the Milliken Lecture Series on Sustainability and Public Health.

The discussion, titled “From Algae to Zika: Effects of Climate Variability and Change on Infectious Disease,” is free and open to the public. The Olin Teaching Theater is in the Franklin W. Olin Building on Wofford’s campus.

Panelists will be Dr. Andrew Monaghan, a meteorologist and scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo.; Dr. Erin Lipp, professor of environmental health science and graduate coordinator at the University of Georgia; and Dr. Gregory T. Valainis, a specialist in infectious disease.