Sixth Annual Gale and Ira Drukier Lecture in Children's Health Save the Date 2020

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, 4:30 P.M.-5:30 P.M.

Save the Date: Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, 4:30 P.M.-5:30 P.M.


Plotkin headshot

Stanley Plotkin, M.D.
Developer of the Rubella Vaccine

The Past, Present, and Future of Vaccinations

Vaccination has changed the world and is now an expected part of medicine, as can be inferred by the gigantic effort to develop a vaccine against the SARS-2 coronavirus. Modern vaccines are an evolution from empirical observation to the use of molecular biology and the understanding of human immunology and structural biology. But the situation is never static and continues to evolve.




with special presentations from the 2020 Recipients of the Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research

Dr. Stephen Patrick

Stephen Patrick, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Improving Outcomes for Pregnant Women and Infants Affected by the Opioid Crisis








Dr. Sallie Permar

Sallie Permar, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke University Medical Center
Eliminating an Epidemic of Birth Defects: Congenital Cytomegalovirus









Registration Information

Weill Cornell Medicine Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children's Health 413 E. 69th Street New York, NY 10021