COVID-19 Testing: Possibilities, Challenges, and Ensuring Equity Webinar

April 22, 2020
05:00PM - 06:30PM

All Times Eastern

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM ET
The fifth COVID-19 Conversations webinar presented by the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine will provide an update on the state of testing for COVID-19, what data the different tests being developed will provide, how we can use that data to inform plans to ease physical distancing, and the equity issues we must all consider regarding what populations can access testing and how we can ensure equal access for all.
The webinar’s panel of expert speakers:
  • David Relman, MD (Moderator) – Thomas C. and Joan M. Merigan Professor and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University
  • Jill Taylor, PhD – Director, Wadsworth Center, New York State Public Health Department
  • Ashish Jha, MD, MPH – Director, Harvard Global Health Institute and K. T. Li Professor of Global Health, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Georges C. Benjamin, MD – Executive Director, American Public Health Association
Speaker presentations will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience.