2014 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Panel Discussion

This Year In Conservation

SCCS­‐NY 2014 featured the Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Panel Discussion as a special public program on the evening of Thursday, October 16. The focus of the discussion was “This Year in Conservation,” and featured an engaging conversation between conservationists sharing the experiences and lessons that underscore their careers in marine conservation. The evening's panelists included: 

  • Dr. Ayana Johnson, Executive Director, Waitt Institute 
  • Dr. Lekilia "Kiki" Jenkins, Assistant Professor, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, University of Washington
  • Dr. John Cigliano, Professor of Biology and Director of Environmental Conservation, Cedar Crest College
  • Moderator: Dr. Eleanor Sterling, Chief Conservation Scientist at the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History 

The Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series was established in honor of Dr. Mack Lipkin, Sr., by his many friends and admirers. Dr. Lipkin was a physician who was a gentle and powerful force in advancing the most humane and caring practices of medicine. The Museum is proud to welcome Rodrigo Medellín and Ivette Perfecto as the 2015 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Fellows. 

This is a yearly event that is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact us at [email protected]