March 24, 2020

coronavirus

NYU Washington, DC and the NYU School of Global Public Health co-hosted an informative webinar on COVID-19. The discussion focused on science-based facts about the pandemic and aimed to answer questions about the uncertainties we face as a global community.

This webinar included faculty experts from the NYU School of Global Public Health, including Dr. David Abramson, Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Dr. Jack Caravanos, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Environmental Public Health Sciences; Dr. Robyn Gershon, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Epidemiology; and, Dr. Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology. They provided guidance on what you can do to help contain the spread of this virus.

This Dialogue was moderated by USA TODAY’s healthcare policy reporter, Jayne O'Donnell.

Dr. Cheryl Healton, Dean of School of Global Public Health, provided welcoming remarks.

This event was free and open to everyone. Registration was required in order to receive log-in information for the webinar. This webinar may have been recorded.

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NYU DC Dialogues


NYU College of Global Public Health


NYU School of Global Public Health's Participating Experts

David Abramson

David Abramson

Jack Caravanos

Jack Caravanos

Robyn Gershon

Robyn Gershon

Elodie Ghedin

Elodie Ghedin

Moderator

Jayne O'Donnell

Jayne O'Donnell, Healthcare Policy Reporter, USA Today

Jayne O'Donnell is USA TODAY’s healthcare policy reporter. She is also co-founder of the new Urban Health Media Project, which trains high school students in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore to report on health and social issues. An author, TV contributor and freelance writer, Jayne has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, MSNBC, NPR and C-Span and been published in Woman’s Day, Good Housekeeping and Parents. She has also won several awards for her work, most notably for her 1996 articles in USA TODAY on the dangers air bags posed to children. That reporting prompted many government actions including the “smart" air bags and warning labels in every new vehicle.


Welcoming Remarks

Cheryl Healton, Dean, NYU School of Global Public Health

Cheryl Healton, Dean, NYU School of Global Public Health

Dr. Cheryl Healton is responsible for building the School of Global Public Health’s academic, service, and research programs, which focus on domestic and international health with an emphasis on prevention, systems intervention, and innovation in public health practice.


Coco Hua

Yihan (Coco) Hua, Operations Manager, NYU DC Dialogues

This Dialogue originated from an event proposal by DC Dialogues Operations Manager, Coco Hua. 

DC Dialogues is a student-engaged initiative created to introduce the NYU DC community to key discussions on politics, culture, business, environment, education – and more. Through active participation from the student body, DC Dialogues convenes prominent experts of various perspectives to discuss matters most captivating to students for public events and workshops.