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Mon 28 Jan

2019 Luchinsky Lecture - One Health, One Planet: Building Global Health Security Against Infectious Diseases

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Please join us as we welcome Dr. Peter Hudson for a conversation titled “One Health, One Planet: Building Global Health Security Against Infectious Diseases” as part of the 24th Annual Mark Luchinsky Memorial Lecture Series.

Dr. Hudson is Willaman Professor of Biology at Penn State and is also an adjunct professor at the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology in Tanzania.

Dr. Hudson has worked to make Penn State a leader in infectious disease, genomics, metabolomics, and plant biology. He championed the development of a new global health laboratory to solve pressing disease issues of the day that threaten global health security. During the January 28 lecture, he will discuss ecology, emerging diseases, the education of women, and solutions to global population change.

Dr. Hudson has published four books and more than 200 scientific papers on the ecology of infectious disease. He has also traveled around the world to work with partners in India, Africa, and South and Central America.

He lives and operates his own nature reserve and has a passion for wildlife photography. To see photos from his collection, visit

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