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Health Forum of West Michigan - Understanding the Zika Virus

Health Forum of West Michigan - Understanding the Zika Virus

Date and Time

Friday, March 3, 2017
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM


  • DeVos Center » 122E - Loosemore Auditorium


Panelists will discuss the Zika virus and its impact locally and globally during a Health Forum of West Michigan event.

"Understanding the Zika Virus" is set for Friday, March 3, at the DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium. A light breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. and the presentation will begin at 8. The event, hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Health, is free and open to the public.

Panelists are Juliet Bedford, research associate at Oxford University and founder/director of Anthrologica; Dr. Andrew Jameson, infectious disease unit at Mercy Health Saint Mary's; Michael Kaufman, faculty member in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University. The moderator is Kristin Hedges, assistant professor of anthropology at Grand Valley.

RSVP for the event online at  (Select the Health Forum option.)


Diane Dykstra at or 616-331-5876.




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