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Responding to COVID-19: A Science-Based Approach, Webinar 10: Learning to Treat COVID-19 — Clinical Trials and Developing Therapeutics During a Pandemic

June 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Brought to you by the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine, this webinar series is exploring the state of the science surrounding the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact. Hear from trusted experts in such fields as public health, infectious disease, risk communication, and crisis standards of care.

The tenth COVID-19 Conversations webinar will discuss how scientists are learning to treat COVID-19, including presentations on: how scientists have adapted clinical trials to respond to the restrictions and requirements of a pandemic response; best practices in clinical care for those with COVID-19 right now; and promising therapeutics and preventive drugs currently enrolled in clinical trials globally.

Our Expert Panel:

  • Carlos del Rio, MD (Moderator) — Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology, Emory Rollins School of Public Health; Executive Associate Dean, Emory at Grady; Co-Director, Emory Center for AIDS Research
  • Judith Currier, MD — Professor of Medicine, UCLA Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine Division Chief, Infectious Diseases Associate Director, UCLA Clinical AIDS Research and Education (CARE) Center
  • Rajesh Gandhi, MD — Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Myron Cohen, MD — University of North Carolina Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology, and Director of the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases

Learn more and register here.

Participants can earn 1.5 CPH, CME, CNE, or CHES continuing education credits.


June 24, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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