2015 Medical History Conference of the West

2015 Medical History Conference of the West

FIFTEENTH ANNUAL

MEDICAL HISTORY OF THE WEST

CONFERENCE

Friday, April 24th 2015

1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

“Controversial from the Beginning: The History of Vaccination in Montana” 

Museum of the Rockies

Hagar Auditorium

Bozeman, Montana

 

PROGRAM DETAILS

1: 00 p.m.       Introduction and Welcome
Martin Teintze, Ph.D., Director for the MSU WWAMI Medical Education Program
Pat Oriet, R.N., Retired MSU Student Health Nurse
 
1:15 p.m.        “A Review of the Issues: Past, Present & Future.”
Ellen Leahy, R.N., M.N., Health Officer-Department Director of the Missoula County Health Department
 
2:00 p.m.        “From Typhoid Mary to Marin County Moms: Public Health & Anti-Vaccination Movements in the Past Century.”
Pierce Mullen, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History at Montana State University
 
2:45 p.m.        “Maurice Hilleman, Montana, & Vaccines.”
Mark Jutila, Ph.D., Department Head of Microbiology & Immunology, MSU
 
3:30 p.m.        Break
 
3:45 p.m.        “The MMR-Autism Controversy: The Power of Bad Research.”
Robert Flaherty, M.D. WWAMI Faculty & Physician at MSU Student Health
 
4:30 p.m.        “Local Issues: School Vaccines vs. Public Health vs. Parental Choice.”
Julie H. Ruff, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, MSU College of Nursing
 
5:15 p.m.        Concluding Remarks & Conference Adjourns
Dr. Martin Teintze
 
5:20 p.m.        Reception immediately following the conclusion of the conference in the Bair Lobby

CONTACT

WWAMI Medical Education Program
Montana State University
P.O. Box 173080
Bozeman, MT 59717-3080

Director:
Martin Teintze, Ph.D.
Program Manager:
Ashley Siemer
wwami@montana.edu
Phone (406) 994-4411
Fax (406) 994-4398