Bee’s Articles

7 years in the making: How old files led to my Africa smallpox memoir

Have you ever read through a box of old letters and said this to yourself? "I've got to write this book!" My Public Health, Paperholic Husband After my husband Carl passed away in early 2014, I had the daunting task of sorting through his bank of filing cabinets. Off and on during our fifty-three years…

300 Years Ago a Woman Made Public Health History

Who is your favorite unsung hero? Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is one of mine! Had she invented something? No. Had she pulled someone from a burning building? Well, no. And yes. She learned what some other women--unsung heroes--were already doing in Turkey. And she tried it. Inoculation. It greatly reduced the carnage of killer smallpox!…

Vaccines and Bayonets: Launch Celebration June 24!

I am very excited to announce the official launch of Vaccines & Bayonets on Gavin Roy Presents YouTube Channel, June 24th at 430pm PDT. Please bring your friends and your book club! Looking forward to seeing you! https://videopress.com/v/O48fCchW?preloadContent=metadata What’s the book about? The author’s childhood dream is coming true. She leaves her small-town roots and…