Health Sciences Building, 7th Floor Lounge
  • March 30, 2016 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm

The Public Health Alumni Association (PHAA) is hosting a speaker series, In the Loop, which is an opportunity for Dalla Lana School of Public Health alumni and associates to learn about Zika virus and other cutting-edge public health issues from the School’s faculty members.


Professor Ross Upshur
World Health Organization advisor and DLSPH’s Clinical Public Health Division Lead


Dr. Vanessa Gray Allen
Chief, Medical Microbiology at Public Health Ontario

Speakers will discuss what’s known about the risks from this virus, the implications of telling women to postpone pregnancy for two years in countries where access to birth control is limited, whether the upcoming summer Olympics in Rio should be cancelled and what will happen when, inevitably, the virus reaches the United States and beyond.