UNH Hosts Public Forum on Preparing for the H1N1 Global Flu Pandemic
Media Contact:  Jody Record
UNH Media Relations
September 23, 2009

DURHAM, N.H. –The University of New Hampshire’s University Dialogue will host a forum with local health leaders on the latest up-to-date information on the H1N1 virus Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, from 12:40 – 2 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building, Strafford Room.

Josephine Porter of the NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice will moderate the talk. Panelists include Christine Adamski, chief of disease control, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services; Sue Fetzer, associate professor, UNH department of nursing; Kathleen Grace-Bishop, director of education and promotion, UNH Health Services; and Krysten Finefrock and Meaghan McCusker, UNH health management and policy students.

Part of the university’s Discovery Program, the University Dialogue is an ongoing effort to engage the UNH community in a series of discussions and activities that explore a common theme. This year’s theme is health care.

The event is co-sponsored by the UNH College of Health and Human Services and Health Services.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 11,800 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students.