Texas Tech School of Law Hosting Ebola Public Policy Lecture

The event will feature 11 panelists, including several Texas Tech faculty members.

WHAT:           “Public Policy Drivers During Global Public Health Emergencies: Focus on Ebola” panel lecture

WHEN:           5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 11)

WHERE:         Texas Tech School of Law Lanier Auditorium, 1802 Hartford Ave.

WHO:             Dr. Annette Sobel, an associate professor in the Department of Medical Education at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, is hosting a panel discussion regarding the biggest issues facing public policy makers and how those policies should be approached concerning the Ebola virus.

Many of the panelists are from Texas Tech, including Texas Tech School of Law Dean Emeritus and former U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Walter Huffman, and Vickie Sutton, the director for the Center for Biodefense, Law and Public Policy who recently was named to Gov. Rick Perry's Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.

For a complete list of the panelists, click here.

The panel will discuss various issues related to public policy and Ebola from 5:30-7 p.m. Panelists will answer questions regarding the discussion from 7-7:30 p.m., and a reception will be held following the discussion.

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CONTACT:  Annette Sobel, associate professor, Department of Medical Education, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, (806) 834-0565 or annette.sobel@ttu.edu.