Tag Archives: Agatha Wein

The Triple Point: Vaccines, Personal Freedom, and Public Safety

Last month, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a health advisory while they investigated “a multi-state outbreak of measles associated with travel to Disneyland Resort Theme Parks.”  Over 150 people around the country have been infected from the recent outbreak of a disease that the CDC considered “eliminated” from the United States in 2000. That means that as of […]

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The Triple Point: Perspectives on the Intersection of Science, Religion, and Policy

My first job out of grad school was teaching physical science courses to all manner of first-year students at community colleges across San Diego County. The geology community graciously refers to this as ‘rocks for jocks.’ I was thrilled, to both be DONE with grad school and because I felt so pristinely passionate about science that I simply couldn’t wait […]

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