By Jordyn Horton – Collegiate Staff
A free lecture on the importance of immunizations is open to the public, and will take place at 7 p.m. today at Grand Rapids Community College’s Calkins Science Center Auditorium, 226 Bostwick Ave. NE.
“Millions of Lives Saved: The Incredible Impact of Immunizations,” is a lecture about vaccines and the importance of immunizations. The lecture will be presented by Dr. B. Keith English, an award-winning pediatrician and chair of Michigan State University’s department of pediatrics and human development.
English is recognized for his work in pediatrics. English was at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center when he led the Memphis community response for the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic. English was named “Pediatrician of the Year” by the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Tennessee chapter.
This lecture is a collaborative event by GRCC, Spectrum Health and MSU’s College of Human Medicine, as part of the “Your Health Lecture Series.”