University of Vermont

Burack Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished Guest Speakers - Spring 2017

Note: Lecture details will be posted as they become finalized. Recorded videos will be posted here as they become available.


Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH - Thursday, January 26, 2017
John P. Holton Chair of Health and the Environment
Professor and Director of the Global Health Institute
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Confronting the Global Climate Crisis: Likely the quickest way to save lives and promote health around the world"
4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Livak Ballroom, Davis Center
Reception immediately following in the Livak Ballroom

Sponsored by Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont


Peter Agre, M.D. - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

"Opening Doors Worldwide Through Medical Science"
4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Livak Ballroom, Davis Center
Reception immediately following in the Jost Room

Sponsored by the Beckman Scholars Program and the Honors College


Fred Allendorf, Ph.D. - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Regents Professor of Biology Emeritus, University of Montana
Winner of the 2015 Molecular Ecology Prize, co-author of Conservation and the Genetics of Populations

"Zen and Deep Evolution: When Did Your Life Begin?"
4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Sugar Maple Ballroom, Davis Center
Reception immediately following in the Fireplace Lounge

Sponsored by the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources


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