Complete Centenary Events Calendar

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Selected Events:

Jun 23 The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency. Conversation between author James Tobin and David Oshinsky, Jonas Salk Centenary Series, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, New York, NY

Sep 19 Spirit of Place, Spirit of Discovery: Special Program to Celebrate the Centenary of Jonas Salk’s Birth. Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Conference (September 18-20). The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA [Webpage] [PDF Schedule]

Oct 1–Nov 7 Polio: Confronting an Epidemic. Exhibition in conjunction with NYU Langone Medical Center's 5th Annual Innovations in Healthcare Symposium (see below). NYU Langone Medical Center, NY

Oct 22 Jonas Salk’s Centenary: A Legacy Beyond Polio  Peter Salk and Caitlin Hawke, Archives Grand Rounds, March of Dimes Foundation, White Plains, NY

Oct 23 Jonas Salk Centenary Symposium: Polio, Vaccines and Infectious Disease - Science, History and Social Significance. The City College of New York, NY

Oct 23–24 NYU Langone Medical Center's 5th Annual Innovations in Healthcare Symposium - Advances in Global Health: A Symposium Honoring Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin on World Polio Day and Dr. Salk’s Centenary. Organizer: David Oshinsky. New York University School of Medicine, NY [Webpage] [PDF Brochure]

Oct 28 Jonas Salk Centenary Symposium on Sustainability: Survival of the Wisest. Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Sachs, The Earth Institute. Co-organized with the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA [Webpage]

Nov 7 The Shot Felt ‘Round the World film screening and panel discussion.  Hosted by the San Diego Union-Tribune, Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Nov 13 Jonas Salk 100th Birthday Global Health Symposium: Viruses, Vaccines, and Pandemics.  The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA

Nov 16 American Public Health Association (APHA) Executive Director Citation. Posthumous presentation to Jonas Salk in honor of his centenary, APHA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Nov 18 The Shot Felt ‘Round the World film screening and conversation with Peter Salk, Jeffrey Kluger (author of Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio) and Bert Hansen (author of Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio). New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY [Webpage]

Mar 26 2015 Placement of Cultural Medallion at Jonas Salk’s childhood home in the Bronx.  Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.  New York, NY

TBD Exhibition of Materials from the Collection of Jonas Salk Papers. Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California, San Diego

TBD Jonas Salk Centenary Lecture Series. Co-organized with the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology, San Diego, CA

TBD Symposium on Applied Vaccinology. Co-organized with Agence de Médecine Préventive and Société de Vaccinologie Appliquée. Dakar, Senegal

Check back for programs in development, including:

Apr 12 60th Anniversary of Announcement of Polio Vaccine Field Trial Results

Oct 28 Closing Celebration