2018 Lecture Series

2018 Lecture Series

2018 Future of Immunity Lecture Series

The American Academy of Pediatrics acknowledges that parents who delay or refuse vaccines tend to be highly educated and knowledgeable about vaccines.

What do they know?

Part One in the Lecture Series:

Community Immunity? Does your vaccination protect anyone else?

When: Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 1:30-4:30
Where: Discovery Hall 061 at the University of Washington, Bothell campus*
Cost: Free (but if your budget allows, $10 suggested donation at the door would be much appreciated to help cover our costs.)
Parking: On campus ($4)

Kids Allowed? Yes! We understand the challenges of parenting, and trying to sneak away. Kids are welcome, but it will likely be dull for them, so please bring quiet, diverting toys.

Featured Speakers:

Tetyana Obukhanych, Ph.D. Founding Director of Physicians for Informed Consent, and Founding Member of Building Bridges in Children’s Health

Dr. Obukhanych earned a PhD in Immunology at The Rockefeller University, New York, NY and has held postdoctoral appointments in prominent immunology laboratories affiliated with Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine. She is a Founding Director of Physicians for Informed Consent, a non-profit organization of doctors and scientists dedicated to safeguarding informed consent in vaccination. She is the author of Vaccine Illusion, and she lectures frequently at conferences and educational events throughout North America, as well as at Building Bridges in Children’s Health (BBCH), an online community that equips parents with the knowledge of up-to-date science relevant to children’s health in order to empower them in their own communications with medical doctors. 

Mary Holland, J.D. Research Scholar and Director of the Graduate Lawyering Program at NYU School of Law

Mary Holland is a legal expert on informed consent and has testified on vaccine matters at the United Nations and in New York, California, Maine, West Virginia and Vermont legislatures. She has written often-cited law review papers, articles on vaccine law and policy, and is the co-author and co-editor of the book Vaccine Epidemic and an upcoming book about HPV vaccines. She has lectured widely and has appeared in several documentaries and on various television and radio broadcasts.


*UWB is a rented venue and not affiliated with this event. This is an Informed Choice WA event.


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