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® Where Laboratory Science and Public Health Meet June 3–6, 2019 St. Louis Union Station Hotel St. Louis, MO Register and book your room today at www.aphl.org /AM PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT: APHL2019 is a 4-day conference of more than 600 professionals that addresses public health laboratory issues, trends and technologies relative to emerging infectious diseases, environmental health, emergency preparedness, informatics, food safety, newborn screening, global health and more. What the Eyes Don't See Kati Kelley Distinguished Guest Lecture Wednesday, June 5, 2:00 pm Who Attends? • • • • • • • State, county and city public health laboratory directors and personnel Environmental and agricultural laboratory directors and scientists Clinical laboratory and academic institution managers and staff Healthcare professionals and clinicians from public health agencies Federal agency representatives State and local public health officials Others interested in laboratory issues Why Attend? • • • • • Learn about contemporary issues in laboratory science Network with partners and friends Explore new ways to manage your laboratory Contribute to the national dialogue on laboratory issues Visit 60+ exhibitors to see the latest in laboratory technology, supplies and services Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH Physician, scientist and activist, author of “What the Eyes Don’t See” Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is the crusading pediatrician who first researched and revealed the lead in the blood of Flint, Michigan’s children. Named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most n uential People in the orld, she continues to work to mitigate the impact of the water crisis on Flint’s children. In her powerful book, What the Eyes Don’t See, and her personal and inspiring speeches, she motivates audiences to speak out against injustice. Photo credit: Mike Naddeo