Tag Archives: University of Pennsylvania

Science for the People: Mandatory Vaccination

sftpThis week, we’re talking about disease prevention, public health, and whether or not some types of vaccinations should be mandatory. We’ll spend the hour in a panel discussion with Barry Bloom, Harvard University’s Distinguished Service Professor of the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto public health ethicist Alison Thompson, pediatrician and University of Pennsylvania vaccinology professor Paul Offit, and Nicholas Little, Vice President and General Counsel at the Center for Inquiry.

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Science for the People: Shocked

sftpThis week, Science for the People is looking at medical advances that are blurring the lines between life and death. They’re joined by physician and researcher Dr. David Casarett, to talk about his book Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead. They also talk to Michael Kruse, founder of Bad Science Watch, about the history and application of CPR.

*Josh provides research help to Science for the People and is, therefore, completely biased.