New York Law School’s CityLaw Breakfast Series returns from summer break on August 19th with a talk by Dr. Mary Bassett, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Dr. Bassett will discuss what the Administration is doing to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in New York City. With more than 30 years of experience in public health, Dr. Bassett has dedicated her career to advancing health equity. She was appointed commissioner in January 2014.
Anthony Crowell, Dean and President of New York Law School and former counselor to Mayor Bloomberg and Professor Ross Sandler, founding director of the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School, will give opening remarks.
CityLaw breakfasts are held six to eight times a year at New York Law School and feature prominent speakers discussing current government and political issues. They are free and open to the public. The events are often broadcast by NYC Media cable television throughout the five boroughs and are webcast live at www.citylandnyc.org. Founding sponsors of the breakfasts include Consolidated Edison, Verizon, and Greenberg Traurig.
The event is free and open to the public. Reservations appreciated at https://nyls.wufoo.com/forms/dr-mary-bassett-citylaw-breakfast/.
About New York Law School
Founded in 1891, New York Law School (NYLS) is an independent law school located in the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial and emerging tech centers. Known as “New York’s law school,” NYLS embraces the City as its classroom by complementing a rigorous legal education with an innovative and diverse set of “uniquely New York” experiential learning opportunities. Since opening its doors, NYLS has produced graduates who have gone on to hold high elected and appointed office in the City, lead large and small firms, and gain broad recognition as captains of business and industry. Its renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in key areas of the law, including business and finance; government and public interest; and intellectual property, media, technology, and applied sciences. NYLS has more than 18,000 graduates and currently enrolls approximately 900 students in its full-time, part-time, and Two-Year Honors J.D. programs. The Law School also offers an advanced-degree program in Tax Law.