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A Roundtable Discussion on SARS

05 May 2003


Contact: Janet Gilmore
(510) 642-5685 jeg@pa.urel.berkeley.edu

"A Roundtable Discussion on SARS." Key faculty members from the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss the repercussions of the SARS epidemic in many spheres of life: public health, society, politics, international relations, business and media.

This event is sponsored by UC Berkeley's Center for Chinese Studies. It is free and open to the public

Today (Monday, May 5), 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

UC Berkeley's Center for Chinese Studies, 2223 Fulton St., 6th floor.

Six UC Berkeley faculty members and Julie Reinganum, president and CEO of Pacific Rim Resources, a San Francisco- and Shanghai- based consulting firm for companies doing business in China and the Pacific Rim, will hold the discussion.

The UC Berkeley participants are:

  • Thomas Gold, discussion moderator, associate professor of sociology, expert on social issues in contemporary China.

  • Lawrence Cohen, associate professor of anthropology, expert on medical anthropology and South Asia.

  • Teh-wei Hu, professor of public health, expert on the cost of health care.

  • Kevin O'Brien, professor of political science, expert on Chinese politics and political institutions.

  • Arthur Reingold, professor of public health, expert on the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases.

  • Carolyn Wakeman, associate professor of journalism, expert on media coverage of contemporary China.