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Paul Offit | Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine

Mon, March 30, 2015 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Paul Offit is the Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Professor of Vaccinology and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His many honors include the J. Edmund Bradley Prize for Excellence in Pediatrics from the University of Maryland Medical School and election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. Co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine and a founding advisory board member of the Autism Science Foundation, Dr. Offit is the author of more than 140 papers and five books, including The Cutter Incident, Vaccinated, Autism’s False Prophets, Deadly Choices, and Do You Believe in Magic?. His new book addresses the danger of faith healing.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-567-4341

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