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New lecture series will open with talk about health risks of international travel

The College of Public Health and the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute will address international travelers’ concerns with a public lecture at 7 p.m. on April 22 in Masters Hall of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel.

Entitled “How to Travel and Stay Healthy,” the lecture is part of a new series featuring Georgia experts. It is aimed at increasing community knowledge and awareness about public health issues in the media and at home.

Featured speakers will be Chris Whalen,professor of epidemiology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and Ron Forehand, medical director of the University Health Center at UGA.

The lecture is open to the public, and audience members are invited to bring concerns to the question-and-answer session.