COVID-19: What Comes Next—And the Future of Global Health

April 13


This event is hosted by the NYU College of Arts and Science.

Laurie Garrett, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist, will deliver “COVID-19: What Comes Next—And the Future of Global Health,” a virtual lecture, on Tues., April 13, at 5:30 p.m. EDT.

The event, NYU’s College of Arts and Science Irving H. Jurow Lecture, is free and open to the public. An RSVP is required by emailing Zoom coordinates will be sent to attendees the day of the event.

Garrett, author of The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance, has won two Polk Awards and a Peabody Award, in addition to the Pulitzer Prize, which she received in 1996 for her coverage on the Ebola outbreak as a reporter for Newsday.

Garrett, a member of the World Economic Forum Global Health Security Advisory Board, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the National Association for Science Writers, has also authored Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health and I Heard the Sirens Scream: How Americans Responded to the 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

For more information and images, please visit Garrett’s website.

Endowed by the late Irving H. Jurow, the College of Arts and Science’s premier annual lecture is designed to bring leading public intellectuals and cultural figures to the university community.

Past Jurow Lecturers have included James Essecks, American Civil Liberties Union Director of LGBTQ and HIV Project; Harvard Medical School Professor Margaret Livingstone; General John R. Allen, retired US Marine Corps four-star general and former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan; Professor Lani Guinier; Donald Marron, Jr.; Dr. Wanda M. Austin; Alfred Brendel, the classical pianist; and Hélène Cixous—among other notables in their respective fields.