Ms McKenna is journalist and author specializing in infectious disease, global health and health policy.
She has recently wrote a book called Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA (http://www.amazon.com/Superbug-Fatal-Menace-Maryn-McKenna/dp/141655727X)about the international epidemic of drug-resistant staph. She will speak to us about her research on MRSA. In the meantime you can listen to her recent interview on NPR's Fresh Air (http://www.npr.org/templates/player/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=124999740&m=125061523).
Maryn works for national magazines, a major medical journal and a millions-visitor web site (http://www.marynmckenna.com/home.html).
She has a very impressive speaking history (http://www.marynmckenna.com/speaking.html).
She also teaches journalists how to write about science and scientists how to understand journalists.
Join us in the back bar room on May 22nd at 7 for dinner drinks and an informative evening with other interesting and interested people.