Mark Pendergrast

"Pendergrast is an affable guide on a wondrously labyrinthine tour. He explains complex phenomena with remarkable clarity, in a relaxed tone, and with a sense of humor." —Philadelphia Inquirer
"Mark Pendergrast, the ultimate free-lance journalist with an eclectic mind, writes about deceptively narrow topics that in fact have figured in world history for millennia." —Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Mark Pendergrast speaks at universities, schools of public health, business conferences, management seminars, and psychological meetings. His presentations are tailored to his audience but are always entertaining, thought-provoking, and challenging. Contact him to arrange an event. Click here for links to speeches, TV, and radio appearances. Click here for comments on his presentations.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum speech

Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 7  p.m. — In the Theater of the Carter Library & Museum (located at the Carter Center,, Atlanta native Mark Pendergrast will speak about Inside the Outbreaks, his history of the Epidemic Intelligence Service, the front-line disease detectives of the CDC.  Presentation will include photos and video clips.  Books provided by Acappella Books,