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ISB 20th Anniversary – Future of Health

September 17, 2020

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We are proud to be partnering with Town Hall Seattle, an organization that has served as a civic hub to the Seattle community for more than 20 years.

Town Hall is committed to keeping its programming accessible to all. During the COVID-19 outbreak they will rely on their livestream platform, called Crowdcast, to continue presenting programs.

To join via Crowdcast, simply follow the link on the Town Hall event page, click “Save My Spot” and enter your email address to register. Event pages will be linked from this site as soon as registration is open — approximately two weeks prior to the event date.

with Dr.
Jennifer Reich
September 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm


Jennifer Reich, PhD


September 17, 2020
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Town Hall Seattle’s Digital Stage

Jennifer Reich, PhD, is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado Denver. She is the author of two award-winning books: “Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System” and “Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines.” Reich is also co-editor of the book “Reproduction and Society,” and has written more than 30 articles and book chapters that explore childhood vaccinations, reproductive health, welfare, multiracial families, public assistance, and recovery following disaster.


Calling the shots: Why do parents reject vaccines?

ISB and Town Hall Seattle welcome Dr. Jennifer Reich, a Colorado-based sociologist who researches how individuals and families weigh information and strategize their interactions with state and service providers in the context of public policy, particularly as they relate to health care and welfare.

A link to reserve your spot will be available two weeks prior to the event date.


September 17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm




Institute for Systems Biology