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Medicine In Our Backyard with Emily Blodget, MD

Antibiotics: Myth versus reality

Medicine in our Backyard

The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation in collaboration with UCI Health is pleased to present the 2023-2024 season of Medicine in Our Backyard featuring an extraordinary group of renowned doctors and researchers speaking on a wide range of topics. The UCI doctors present the latest studies and newest technologies in an engaging online forum. This series is funded in part by the generosity of long time Newport Beach Public Library Foundation members Mike and Polly Smith.


Antibiotics: Myth versus reality

 Emily Blodget, MDBlodget, Emily01

Associate Professor – Division of Infectious Disease, UCI Health

Monday, April 22, 2024, 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm

 Antibiotics are often misunderstood and as a result, may face resistance in the community. Dr. Emily Blodget, a board-certified specialist in infectious diseases at UCI Health will discuss the myths and reality of antibiotic use, including what the future pipeline looks like for antibiotics.


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 Event details and RSVP Information: 

  • Location: Friends Room - Newport Beach Public Library  
  • Doors open 6:30pm
  • Presentation followed by Q&A

 Questions? Contact Director of Programs Kunga Wangmo-Upshaw or 949-717-3818.

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