National Press Club

NPC Luncheon with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control

NPC Luncheon with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control

July 22, 2014 12:30 PM

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Location: Ballroom

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Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, will address concerns about the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus and other key health issues at a National Press Club luncheon on Tuesday, July 22.

Dr. Frieden will also discuss the sharp rise in U.S. measles cases and the growing number of antibiotic-resistant diseases, at the luncheon. Dr. Frieden, who has led the CDC since 2009, is a physician trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases, public health and epidemiology.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 pm, with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members. NPC members may purchase two tickets at the member rate. The price for all other non-member tickets is $36 each.

For questions, please email reservations@press.org or call (202) 662-7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

NPC members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must RSVP separately to VIPreception@press.org no later than 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the luncheon to attend the VIP reception.

To submit a question in advance, put FRIEDEN in the subject line and email to president@press.org before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

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