Whelton Symposium honors a ground-breaking career

In November, the Department of Epidemiology recognized the career of Dr. Paul K. Whelton by presenting a day-long symposium consisting of speakers from across the country discussing cardiovascular disease, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and more. The symposium was attended by faculty and students, as well as friends of Whelton's from around the world. 

Paul Whelton

The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology honored Dr. Paul Whelton with a day-long epidemiology symposium.

Symposium attenders

The symposium was well-attended by both local guests and attendees from around the globe.

Speakers at the Symposium

Speakers discussed a variety of clinical and research topics in some of Dr. Whelton’s and the department’s key areas of research.

Dean Thomas LaVeist and Dr. Michael Klag

Participants included Dean Thomas LaVeist and Dr. Michael Klag, former dean of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

A poster presentation

A poster presentation highlighted student research.

Guest book

Guests were able to sign a guest book with well wishes for Dr. Whelton.