The Provost's Lecture Series brings prominent scientists, acclaimed writers and key policymakers to Oregon State University to present on matters of national and international importance. The series is a project of the office of the Provost and other OSU partners.

You can watch the April 13 lecture here:

Dr. Richard Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC NewsDr. Richard Besser

Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News

Featured on “Good Morning America,” “World News Tonight with David Muir” and other major programming, ABC News’ Richard Besser provides medical analysis and reports for the public. A world traveler, Dr. Besser recently reported on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa from Liberia. With more than 20 years of medical and Public Health experience, Besser led the response to the 2009 influenza pandemic while serving as Acting Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is the recipient of multiple awards in public health and journalism. Dr. Besser will be speaking on A View from Both Sides of the Camera: Using Television to Promote Public Health.

The Provost's Lecture Series is brought to you by the Office of the Provost and the OSU Foundation. Dr. Besser’s visit is also supported by the Division of Health Sciences and the McCall Lecture Series.</p><p>This lecture is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.&nbsp; Doors to the auditorium will open at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>You can be the first to know about upcoming speakers by joining the email list.

Watch the KEZI news coverage of his visit.

Read more about the story from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

View the event poster.


Monday, April 13, 2015
Lunch with faculty and friends
By invitation only.
Memorial Union

2 p.m. session with students
Registration required.
Hallie Ford Center for Children and Families

7:30 public lecture followed by Q&A
The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium
875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis, OR
Sign language interpretation will be available.
This evening's lecture will be recorded.