National Press Club

NPC Headliners Luncheon: CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD

NPC Headliners Luncheon: CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD

October 16, 2019 12:30 PM

Location: Holeman Lounge

Livestream will begin 10/16 at 1:00pm ET.

Robert R. Redfield, MD, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will make remarks at an October 16 National Press Club Headliners Luncheon about the importance of immunization as the winter flu season is set to begin.

In his first appearance at the National Press Club, Dr. Redfield will characterize immunization as the most powerful tool in public health to combat disease. With an extensive background in clinical research and infectious diseases, especially HIV, he will also stress the urgency of winning the hearts and minds of Americans who may be hesitant to vaccinate their children, or who face obstacles to accessing vaccines.

Lunch will be served in the club’s Holeman Lounge at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 for National Press Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-member tickets. For all ticketing-related questions, please email Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

To submit a question for the speaker in advance, put CDC in the subject line and email to The deadline for submitting questions in advance is 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

NPC Members who have a paid reservation to the Luncheon and wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must send their RSVP via email to at least 48 hours before the date of the Luncheon. Space may be limited.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Lindsay Underwood
(202) 662-7561

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