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6th Annual NYC MRC Symposium

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm


We are very excited to have nationally recognized experts from the field this year for our 6th Annual NYC MRC Symposium.  The effect of disasters on children is very different than on adults.  Come hear the experts.  In addition to their presentations, we will have a panel discussion where you will have an opportunity to ask questions of the experts.

Our esteemed speakers:

Dr. Irwin Redlener, MD
Director, National Center for Disaster Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Professor of Health Policy and Management & Pediatrics, Columbia University
President Emeritus/ Co-Founder – Children’s Health Fund.
“Protecting Children When Disaster Strikes”

Dr. Lori Peek, PhD
Director, Natural hazards Center, University of Colorado, Boulder
“Children in a Changing Climate”

Dr. Rebecca Leeb, PhD
Children’s Preparedness Unit, Acting Lead Children’s Health Team, CDC
“Protecting our Future Through Pediatric Preparedness at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

You must be a member of the NYC MRC and must register to attend.
TO REGISTER, GO TO: https//:mrcvp.cityofnewyork.us
Having trouble registering?  Please email Matt Geiger at mgeiger@health.nyc.gov

We hope to see you there!


April 29
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Zucker Research Center
417 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065 United States
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