2015

Vaccination: A Story of Risk & Community

Herd immunity works for vaccinations as it does Facebook share fact checking. Dr. Lindsay Diamond discusses the risk about the vaccination choice that parents face. What is risk and what does community do to our choices? Lindsay Diamond, Ph.D. is a recovering molecular biologist who, despite turning in her badge and pipette gun, has a passion for making science accessible and approachable. This fervor carries over into her post-research life as the Director of Education at SparkFun Electronics, where her team designs curricula and travels the country providing professional development to educators looking to introduce science, technology and the maker movement to their students. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx