May 13, 2020: Barry Zingman, MD & Robert Grossberg, MD, Montefiore Medical Center
Two clinician-investigators share their experiences with the pivotal Remdesivir trial
May 20, 2020: David M. Rubin, MD, MSCE, Director of the PolicyLab, and Director of Population Health Innovation at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Rubin discusses modeling techniques developed to predict rates of COVID infection in communities based on population rates, crowding, community-level disparities and health inequities, and how re-opening too quickly can impact these.
June 3, 2020: Steven G. Kernie, MD, Chief of Critical Care at NYP Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
Introduction to the COVID-19 related multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children
June 17, 2020: Merlin Chowkwanyun, Donald H. Gemson Assistant Professor Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health
Merlin Chowkwanyun's work centers on the history of community health; environmental health regulation; racial inequality; and social movement/activism around health. He just finished a book called All Health Politics is Local and is working on another about political unrest at medical schools and neighborhood health activism during the 1960s and 1970s. He is also the PI on a recent National Science Foundation Standard Research Grant for ToxicDocs.org, a depository of millions of pages of once-secret documents on industrial poisons. He is affiliated with the Department of History and a faculty member of the Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health and the Data Science Institute.