Past Event

The Legacy of Columbia Epidemiologist Alan Berkman: From Political Revolutionary to Global Health Hero

October 22, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Event Description

Until his passing, Alan Berkman was a professor in the epidemiology and sociomedical sciences departments at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. He’d also spent much of his adult life as an FBI fugitive. This event discusses his complicated journey and legacy, from medical wunderkind to left-wing revolutionary to global health hero and epidemiologist.

Event Speakers

  • Susan Reverby, Marion Butler McLean Professor Emerita in the History of Ideas at Wellesley College
  • Donna Murch, Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University

Event Information

Free and open to the public; RSVP required to receive Zoom link. For more information, please visit the event webpage

Hosted by the Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University.