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ONLINE ONLY: Faculty Town Hall
Start Date: 5/21/2020Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 5/21/2020End Time: 1:00 PM

Event Description

Please note: This event is online only.

(Please contact organizer for Zoom ID and password)

COVID-19 Research Forum – Part 2: Diagnostics, Vaccines, Therapeutics and Technology

Presented By
Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs
Kenny J. Simansky, PhD, Vice Dean for Research

Opening Remarks, Recap of Part 1 and Introduction to Part 2:
Brian Wigdahl, PhD, professor and chair, Microbiology and Immunology; director, Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease

Presentations on Technologies and Therapeutic Behavioral Intervention:
Moderator: Kenny J. Simansky, PhD

  • Novel Mobile App and Information System for COVID-19 Situational Awareness and Organizational Management - Charles B. Cairns, MD

  • PPE Fabric Face Mask for Healthcare Providers and General Use - Charles B. Cairns, MD

  • Implementation of an Online Peer Support Community to Assist Women With Substance Abuse Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pilot Study - David Bennett, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry

Q&A for Technologies and Therapeutic Behavioral Intervention

Presentations on Detection, Prevention and Cure:
Moderator: Elias Haddad, PhD, Director of MD/PhD Program, Professor of Medicine

  • Detection of Viral Nucleic Acid, Antigen and Antibodies- Alan Evangelista, MD, director, Microbiology and Virology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

  • Pipeline for SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine - Michele Kutzler, PhD, Assistant Dean of Faculty Development, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Garth D. Ehrlich, PhD
Alan Evangelista, MD, PhD
Mark G. Martens, MD
Brian Wigdahl, PhD

Final Discussion and Q&A

Contact Information:
Name: Danielle Zimmerman
Email: dnz29@drexel.edu
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