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Recently Attended Events

one more page booksSaturday February 11, 2017 at 3 pm
Wadman will read from The Vaccine Race at One More Page Books, 2200 North Westmoreland Street #101, Arlington, VA.

new americaTuesday, February 14, 2017 at 12:15 pm
Wadman will discuss The Vaccine Race at the think tank New America, 740 15th Street N.W. in Washington, D.C.  She will appear in conversation with New America senior fellow and award-winning writer Liza Mundy. This event is free and open to the public but requires on-line registration:
Contact: Veronica Mooney,

Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 6 pm
Wadman will read from The Vaccine Race at Politics and Prose bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C.

american society for microbiologyThursday, February 23, 2017 from 6-8 pm
Microbes After Hours: The Never-ending Vaccine Race” at the American Society for Microbiology, 1752 N Street N.W., Washington, D.C. Wadman will discuss and sign copies of The Vaccine Race and April Killikelly, a scientist from the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health, will speak about her work developing new vaccines. This event is free and open to the public, but requires registration here: Contact: Katherine Lontok,

npr logoTuesday, February 28, 2017 from 11 am -12 noon
Wadman will be a guest of Joshua Johnson on 1A, the national NPR radio show that airs on 65 NPR member stations in 28 states.

Monday, March 13 from 12:45-2 pm
“Fetal cells, a forgotten epidemic and the fight for a vaccine: German measles (a.k.a. rubella) in the 1960s.” Wadman will discuss the legal and ethical issues raised in The Vaccine Race as a guest of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Stanford Law School, Crown Quadrangle, Room 85. 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, California. This event is free and open to the public. Contact: Professor Hank Greely,, April 21, 2017 from 6:30-8 pm
Wadman will read from The Vaccine Race and take questions at  East City Bookshop in D.C. (645 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003 – (202) 290-1636)

Gathersburg Book FestivalSaturday, May 20, 2017 time TBA
Wadman will read from The Vaccine Race and take questions at The Gaithersburg Book Festival on the grounds of the Gaithersburg City Hall. Watch this space for more details.