2:00 PM to 3:00 PM | November 22, 2019
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This Podcast Will Kill You: Science communication through conversation

Forum Hall, Palmer Commons
This is a public event.

Erin Allmann Updyke and Erin Welsh, hosts of "This Podcast Will Kill You," will discuss their experiences with creating a popular science podcast and then delve into a locally relevant disease in a mini-episode format

Speakers

Erin Allman Updyke, Ph.D.
Erin Allman Updyke
Erin Allmann Updyke is co-creator and co-host of “This Podcast Will Kill You,” an award-winning podcast that explores topics in public health and dives into the history, biology and current status of different infectious diseases. After completing her M.S. in epidemiology at the University of Hawaii, Erin completed her Ph.D. in entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018. She studied the ecology and epidemiology of Chagas disease in Panama, and she is currently working towards her M.D.
 
Erin Welsh, Ph.D.
Erin Welsh
Erin Welsh is co-creator and co-host of “This Podcast Will Kill You,” an award-winning podcast that explores topics in public health and dives into the history, biology and current status of different infectious diseases. After completing her MS in epidemiology at the University of Louisville in 2012, Erin graduated in 2018 with a Ph.D. in ecology, evolution and conservation biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her dissertation focused on potential effects of climate change on tick-borne disease risk in Panama.