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Flu Discussion to Be Held At FSU College of Medicine

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CONTACT: Ron Hartung
(850) 645-9205; ronald.hartung@med.fsu.edu

Feb. 6, 2015

FLU DISCUSSION TO BE HELD AT FSU COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Three faculty members from the Florida State University College of Medicine will lead a public discussion of the influenza virus Monday evening. Topics will include the biology of the virus, its treatment and its prevention. A question-and-answer session also will take place.

The discussion, “The Flu: Biology, Prevention and Treatment,” is free and open to the public.

Speakers include:

• Claudia Blackburn, MPH, RNC, CPM, health officer from the Florida Department of Health and assistant professor in the medical school’s Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine.

• Ricardo Gonzalez-Rothi, M.D., professor and chair, Department of Clinical Sciences.

David Meckes, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences.

The event will take place:

MONDAY, FEB. 9

6 P.M.

FSU COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AUDITORIUM

1115 W. CALL ST.

TALLAHASSEE, FLA.

Directions: From downtown Tallahassee, travel west on Tennessee Street. and turn left on Stadium Drive. The College of Medicine is at Stadium and Call Street. Limited press parking may be available by RSVP in a parking lot off Call between the College of Medicine and the Psychology Building. Additional parking is available in the parking garage at Stadium and Spirit Way.

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