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            • January 14, 2011, Durham NC, 6-8pm
              Science Online 2011 Book Fair at Casbah
            • January 15, 2011, Research Triangle Park, Durham NC
              Science Online 2011 Panel Discussion: “Blogs as a Book Writing Tool” (With Brian Switek, Sheril Kirshenbaum, and Maryn McKenna)
            • January 20, 2011, Brooklyn NY, 7pm
              Talk, Q/A, and book signing at 826NYC/Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store, 372 Fifth Ave. Free and open to the public.
            • January 24, 2011, Cambridge MA, 7pm
              Talk, Q/A, and book signing at the Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave in Harvard Square. Free and open to the public.
            • January 26, 2011, Chicago IL, 9am
              Chicago Area Immunization Conference, the Illinois Maternal & Child Health Coalition
            • January 26, 2011, Grand Rapids MI, 7pm
              Talk, Q/A, book signing hosted by the Grand Rapids chapter of the Michigan Center for Inquiry. Event to be held at the Women’s City Club, 254 E. Fulton St.
            • January 27, 2011, Madison, WI, noon
              Authors @HSLC Speakers Series at the Health Sciences Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Free and open to the public.
            • January 31, 2011, Washington DC, noon
              Talk followed by Q/A with George Washington University students, faculty, staff, residents, and alumni. Event will be held at the George Washington University Medical Center.
            • January 31, 2011, Washington DC, 8pm
              Talk with Professor Declan Fahy followed by Q/A and book signing at the American University School of Communication’s Weschler Theater, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW. Free and open to the public. (Campus map available here.)
            • February 17, 2011, New Haven CT, 4pm
              Talk, Q/A, Master’s Tea, Morse College Master’s House, Yale University. Free and open to the public. (Books will not be sold at this event; however, I will have signed book plates.)
            • February 24, 2011, Boston MA, 4pm
              Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave., Kresge Building, Room 110. Talk, Q/A. Free and open to the public.
            • February 24, 2011, Cambridge MA, 7pm
              Talk, Q/A, and book signing at Porter Square Books. Free and open to the public.
            • February 25, 2011, Cambridge MA
              Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Details TBA
            • March 1, 2011, Philadelphia PA, 6:30pm
              Public lecture, “Vaccine Science, Realities, & Fears in the Public Mind,” with Dr. Paul Offit. The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 South 22nd St.
            • Details of the Chipin campaign to support my trip to San Francisco on March 7 and 8 can be found here.
            • March 7, 2011, Walnut Creek, CA 12:30pm
              Grand rounds discussion, Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center.
            • March 7, 2011, Palo Alto, CA 5:30pm
              “Medical Authority and Citizen Scientists in the Vaccine Debate.” Discussion and book signing. Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center, Stanford University, 279 Campus Ave., Stanford, CA. Sponsored by the Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics. Free and open to the public.
            • March 8, 2011, San Francisco, CA 4pm
              Discussion and book signing, Robert W. Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institute of Immunology and Virology, University of California-San Francisco, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA. Free and open to the public.
            • March 8, 2011, San Francisco, CA 7pm
              Science Café discussion, Q/A, and book signing. The Atlas Café, 3049 20th St (at Alabama St.). Free and open to the public.
            • March 9, 2011, Denver, CO, 2pm
              The Children’s Hospital, Mt. Oxford Building (2nd floor), 13123 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO. Reception, presentation, Q/A, and book signing. Free and open to the public. (All Colorado events sponsored by the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition.)
            • March 9, 2011, Denver, CO, 5:30 pm
              The Children’s Hospital, Mt. Oxford Building (2nd floor), 13123 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO. Presentation, Q/A, and book signing. Free and open to the public.
            • March 10, 2011, Boulder, CO 5:30 pm
              University Memorial Center at The University of Colorado, Boulder, 1669 Euclid  Ave. Presentation, Q/A, and book signing. Free and open to the public.
            • March 18, 2011, Worcester MA, 1pm
              Association of Developmental Disability Providers Conference, DCU Center
            • March 22, 2011, Albany NY, 4pm
              Informal Q/A with students from the University of Albany-SUNY School of Public Health.
            • March 22, 2011, Albany NY, 8pm
              Public reading, Q/A, and book signing sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute.
            • April 8, 2011, Baltimore MD, 12 noon.
              “The Vaccine Debates: A case study of the media’s coverage of medicine in modern society.” Beckton-Dickenson Lecture Hall, Rm. W1020, Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street. Sponsored by the Institute for Vaccine Safety.
            • April 9, 2011, The Annapolis Book Festival, Annapolis MD, 12 noon.
              “Citizen Scientists: Autism, Vaccines, and the Threat to Public Health,” presentation and discussion with Unstrange Minds author Roy Richard Grinker. Katherine Hall, The Key School, 534 Hillsmere Dr.
            • April 15, 2011, Chicago, IL, 3 pm.
              Talk/Q&A with students at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalsm, Wieboldt Hall, Room 503, 339 East Chicago Ave..
            • April 15, 2011, Chicago, IL, 6pm.
              Science Café talk, Q&A, and book signing, C-View Rooftop Lounge, Affinia Hotel, 166 East Superior Street. Free and open to the public (doors open at 5pm.) Sponsored by Science in Society, Northwestern University’s office for science outreach and public engagement.
            • April 16, 2011, Chicago, IL, 1 pm.
              Inventive Genius Lecture, including Q&A and book signing, The Museum of Science & Industry, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive.
            • April 27, 2011, Las Vegas, NV, 5:30pm.
              Southern Nevada Health District.
            • April 28, 2011, Reno, NV, 4:30 and 5:30 pm.
              Reception and book signing, 4:30 pm. Talk, Q/A, book signing, 5:30 pm. University of Nevada-Reno School of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine Auditorium, 1664 North Virginia Street.
            • April 30, 2011, Los Angeles, CA, 11am.
              “Inconvenient Truths”: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books panel with James Rainey, Erik Conway, Naomi Oreskes, and Thaddeus Russell. USC Campus.
            • May 1, 2011, Los Angeles, CA, 11am
              “The Vaccine Debate: Faith, Facts, and the Crisis of Science in a Democratic Society,” talk, Q/A, and book signing, Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., West Hollywood. Sponsored by the Center for Inquiry.
            • May 2, 2011, Los Angeles, CA, 12:30 pm
              Presentation and Q&A, UCLA School of Law.
            • May 18, 2011, Cambridge, MA
              Harvard School of Public Health Risk Communication Conference.
            • June 1, 2011, New York City, 7pm
              Reading, Q&A, UJA-Federation
            • June 2, 2011, New York City, 3:30pm
              Telling Science Stories in Print and on the Web,” The World Science Festival, The Paley Center for Media, 25 W. 52nd St. (Purchase tickets here.)
            • August 24, 2011, Atlanta GA, 11:30 am
              Plenary speech, CDC/National Association of County and City Health Officials 2011 Public Health Informatics Conference
            • September 22, 2011, Easton MA, 7 pm.
              Talk, Q&A, and book signing, Stonehill College.
            • September 28, 2011, South Burlington VT, 7pm.
              Talk, Q&A, and book signing, FH Tuttle Middle School.
            • October 5, 2011, Lancaster PA, 11:30am
              Talk, Q&A, and book signing, Franklin and Marshall College’s Center for Liberal Arts & Society.
            • October 24, 2011, Fairfield CT.
              Talk, Q&A, and book signing, Sacred Heart University
            • October 27, 2011, Tampa FL, 8am
              Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of South Florida/Tampa General Hospital.
            • October 27, 2011, Tampa FL, noon
              Dean’s Lecture, University of South Florida College of Public Health.
            • October 28, 2011, St. Petersburg FL, 12:30pm
              Pediatric Grand Rounds, All Children’s Hospital.
            • November 4, 2011, Bend OR.
              Talk, Q&A, and book signing, The Nature Of Words Book Festival.
            • December 4, 2011, Alexandria VA, 9:15 am.
              Keynote address, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research conference.
            • January 21, 2012, Research Triangle, NC, 3:45 pm, McKimmon Center.
              ScienceOnline2012 panel on scientists, fact-checking, and science journalism with David Kroll, Maggie Koerth-Baker, and Bora Zivkovic.
            • February 15, 2012, Montreal, Quebec, 7:30 pm.
              Public lecture, McGill University.
            • February 29, 2012, Granville OH, 7:00 pm.
              Talk, Q&A, and book signing, Denison University.
            • March 13, 2012, Atlanta GA.
              Plenary presentation, CDC’s International Conference on Emerging and Infectious Diseases (ICEID).
            • March 24, 2012, Cambridge MA, 7.
              Plenary presentation, CDC’s International Conference on Emerging and Infectious Diseases (ICEID).
            • April 2, 2012, Toronto, Canada, 8:30am.
              Sheela Basrur Annual Public Health Symposium Keynote Address.
            • April 26, 2012, Boston MA, 1:00 pm. 
              Boston Higashi School Forum (with Temple Grandin, Dr. Margaret Bauman, and Stephen Shore).
            • April 27, 2012, Toronto, Canada, Details TBA.
              Plenary presentation, Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB) conference
            • May 25, 2012, JW Marriott Hotel, New Orleans LA, 11:00am-12:30pm.
              Plenary presentation, National Conference of Immunization and Health Coalitions conference.
            • June 13, 2012, Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, WV, 6:00pm-8:00pm.
              Presentation, West Virginia Immunization Summit.
            • September 27, 2012, Westin Gallaria Hotel, Houston, TX, 6pm.
              Keynote address, Fourth Annual Texas Immunization Summit.
            • October 5, 2012, Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, KY, 9:15-10:15 am.
              Keynote address, Human Subjects Protection Conference: “Research Ethics, Vaccine Misinformation, and Other Lessons from The Panic Virus.
            • October 11, 2012. Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlborough, MA, 11:00am-1:00pm. 
              Keynote speech, Massachusetts Immunization Action Partnership (MIAP) Pediatric Immunization Skills Building Conference.
            • November 4, 2012, Hyatt Regency, Miami, FL, 12:30pm-1:30pm.
              National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Clinical Vaccinology Course, “Communicating with Parents and the Public.”
            • February 28, 2013, MIT Communications Forum, Cambridge, MA, 5:00pm-6:30pm.
              Q&A with Nate SilverBartos Theater.
            • March 8, 2013, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL.
              National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Clinical Vaccinology Course, “Communicating with Parents and the Public.”
            • March 14, 2013, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA, Time TBA.
              “The Great Leap Forward: Shaping Complex Topics into Compelling Stories” (with Katy Butler), Association of Health Care Journalists Health Journalism 2013 conference.
            • March 16, 2013, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA, 3:00pm-4:30pm.
              “Maintaining quality while freelancing” (with Maryn McKenna), Association of Health Care Journalists Health Journalism 2013 conference.
            • March 29, 2013, Harvard University Northwest Building, Rm. B101, 3pm-4:30pm.
              Does the Public Believe in Science,” with Brock Reeve, M. William Lensch, Dan Vergano, Daniel Schrag, and David Scadden. Sponsored by the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.
            • April 11, 2013, MIT Communications Forum, Cambridge, MA, 5:00pm-6:30pm.In conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Mark McKinnon, location TBA
            • April 21, 2013, Cheyenne Mountain Conference Center, Colorado Springs, CO, 8:00am-9:30am. 
              Keynote speech, Colorado Association of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Conference.
            • April 23, 2013, Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WA, 7:30pm-9pm.
              Vaccine Myths, Parents, & Modern Health Information” (with “Seattle Mama Doc” Wendy Sue Swanson).
            • May 1, 2013, Lippman House, Cambridge, MA, 7pm-9pm.
              Panel at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, “Journalism and the future of crowdsourced reporting after the Boston Marathon Bombings” (with David Abel, David Beard, Callie Crossley, Cheryl Fiandaca, and Jennifer Peter).
            • May 21, 2013, Idaho Falls, ID.
              Details TBA.
            • May 22, 2013, Boise, ID.
              Details TBA.
            • May 24, 2013, Coeur d’Alene, ID.
              Details TBA.
            • June 4, Johnny D’s, Somerville, MA, 8pm.
              Story Collider.
            • November 1, 2013, NASW annual conference, Gainesville, FL. 
              “On- and offline tools for mastering your workflow” (with Christie Aschwanden, David Dobbs, and Maryn McKenna).
            • November 15, 2013, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Clinical Vaccinology Course, 8:15am.
              Keynote presentation.
            • March 26, 2014, New Hampshire State Immunization Conference, Manchester, NH.
              “A research agenda for vaccine communication.”
            • April 17, 2014, Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT.
              “Pediatric grand rounds: “Misinformation, patient-provider communication, and other lessons from the vaccine wars.”
            • June 1, 2014, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Washington, DC.
              “Effective communication strategies for the scientific community.”