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May Networking Lunch

May 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT

$30 – $40

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Texas Monthly recently recognized Dr. Rebecca Fischer as one of “2021 Best Things in Texas” for her efforts “to give Texans – and the rest of the world – accurate guidance on the pandemic.”

Dr. Fischer is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology with the Texas A&M University School of Public Health. She has degrees in epidemiology, biology, evolution, biostatistics, and tropical medicine. She has experience conducting investigations for infectious diseases and is particularly interested in global health, emerging diseases, and international disease spread. She has more than 40 publications to her credit.
Who better to have at your side during a pandemic?

Dr. Fischer serves on the Texas A&M Emergency Management Advisory Group as Chief Epidemiologist for the University and is Co-Director of the TAMU COVID-19 Operations Center. She has been working with the Brazos County Health District to evaluate the current situation and predict how it may evolve.
What will life after COVID look like?  Ask Dr. Fischer!

Connect with other H-town Aggies on May 11th for another “can’t miss” episode of Houston Aggie Women Networking Luncheons.

Maggiano’s will be observing all recommended social distancing guidelines.
No more than 6 guests at each table. Maximum of 24 guests in the room. All banquet staff will be wearing masks and gloves.
We don’t know what the guidelines will be on May 11th, but whatever they are, we’ll be observing them. Stay tuned for updates.

Like all Houston Aggie Women events, the May 11th Networking Lunch is OPEN TO ALL.  No membership required.
Current members get a $5 discount on their lunch price.  Click here to purchase your 2021 Membership now and begin taking advantage of Member Pricing immediately.
$30 Member Early Bird Pricing – register no later than May 4th. $35 Member Price if you pay on-line after May 4th or at the door.
$35 NON-Member Early Bird Pricing – register no later than May 4th. $40 NON-Member Price if you pay on-line after May 4th or at the door.

Past lunches have SOLD OUT.  We cannot guarantee you a seat unless you register online before the event.
NOTE: The room capacity limit may decrease as we approach the actual date of this event. Better safe than sorry….

Lunch is served family-style – this month’s menu includes salad, pasta, grilled chicken with veggies, and don’t forget those fabulous desserts! Yum!

Questions? E-mail JClark@melton-melton.com or Info@HoustonAggieWomen.org.

HOUSTON AGGIE WOMEN is a key resource for Aggie women, friends and family.  We connect the Houston Aggie community through networking, education, and giving back.
How can Houston Aggie Women help you do great things?

Our events are OPEN TO ALL – men and women, Aggies and Non-Aggies – anyone needing a little boost.
Second Tuesday of every month – networking starts at 11:30 a.m., lunch from 11:50 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Join us for good food, good conversation, and an interesting speaker – sometimes an Aggie, sometimes not, but always interesting.

Afraid you won’t know anyone there?  Bring a friend!
Can’t find a friend to bring?  Don’t worry!  In a room full of friendly Aggies, you’re bound to find a conversation to join.  And with our wide range of Class Years, you’ll probably find someone with a Class Ring just like yours.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Dr. Rebecca Fischer is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology with the Texas A&M School of Public Health. She serves on the Texas A&M Emergency Management Advisory Group as Chief Epidemiologist for the University and is Co-Director of A&M’s COVID-19 Operations Center.

Texas Monthly recently recognized Dr. Fisher as one of “2021 Best Things in Texas” for her efforts “to give Texans—and the rest of the world—accurate guidance on the pandemic.” An infectious disease epidemiologist by training, her research interests include tropical diseases, global health and outbreak investigation.

Dr. Fischer is an infectious disease epidemiologist with training and experience in epidemiologic response (including outbreak response and rapid assessments), tropical diseases, and field methods. She has experience conducting surveillance and investigations for endemic and infectious diseases and is particularly interested in global health, emerging diseases, and international disease spread.

Officials from the Brazos County Health District asked Dr. Fischer, who is an expert in epidemiology, and other faculty members to augment their epidemiological response activities. Fischer is among the Texas A&M experts tracking cases in Brazos County by gathering information from patients about their travel history and interviewing people they were in contact with.
Dr. Fischer is working with the health department and local leaders to evaluate the current situation and predict how it may evolve in Brazos County. This includes predicting patient hospitalizations to determine where resources should be focused.

GradD. in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Instituto Conmemorativo Gorgas de Estudios de la Salud – (Panama City, Panama) 2018
Baylor College of Medicine – (Houston, Texas, United States), Postdoctoral Training 2018
Ph.D. in Field Epidemiology, minor in Biostatistics, The University of Texas Health Science Center – (Austin, Texas, United States) 2014
M.P.H. in Epidemiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center – (Austin, Texas, United States) 2009
B.S. in Biology: Ecology, Evolution & Conservation, The University of Texas at Austin – (Austin, Texas, United States) 1998

Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Cost:
$30 – $40
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Organizer

Houston Aggie Women
Email:
info@HoustonAggieWomen.org
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Venue

Maggiano’s Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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Phone:
(713) 961-2700
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