Join the Library at Nov. 18 OHSU Science Cafe “Bridging the Gap: Respectful Discourse in the Time of COVID”

We’re excited to be part of the OHSU Science Cafe discussion on Thursday, November 18:

“Bridging the Gap: Respectful Discourse in the Time of COVID”

  • A panel featuring Marcel Curlin, M.D., Daniel Streblow, Ph.D., and Kristine Alpi, M.L.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., will discuss mis-/dis-information and the role that search engines and social media play in decision-making about the novel coronavirus and other important health issues.
  • Curlin is an associate professor of medicine (infectious diseases) in the OHSU School of Medicine and specializes in HIV vaccine research; Streblow is a professor of molecular microbiology and immunology in the OHSU Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute; Alpi is OHSU’s university librarian and an associate professor of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology in the OHSU School of Medicine.


Science Café consists of informal public discussions hosted by Oregon Health & Science University’s Oregon National Primate Research Center.This year’s Science Cafés are being held virtually due to the pandemic.


7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18.


All Science Café talks will be live-streamed online.  Viewers are asked to register and submit questions in advance by sending an email to . A link to view each presentation will be provided following registration.


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