The COVID Pandemic: The Evolving Reality

September 08, 2020

The Sigma Xi Committee on Lectureships is hosting a series of webinars to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us on Zoom on Friday, September 11, from 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET for a discussion on the epidemiology and risk assessment of COVID-19. 
mto-stuart-isett-(002)-(002)Speaker: Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health and founder and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research at the University of Minnesota.
In order to better understand COVID-19, Osterholm will:

  • Describe the epidemiology of the SARS-CoV-2 infection
  • Describe what public health strategies can be used to reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission
  • Discuss what the world will likely look like one year from now as a result of the pandemic

Moderator: Dr. Kiki Sanford, neurophysiologist, science communicator, producer and host of the TWIS (This Week in Science) podcast and radio show 

Register at this link
. Zoom information will be included on the registration confirmation page and emailed to registrants prior to the event. 

Cost: Free

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Pictured above: Michael T. Osterholm

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