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Monkeypox: the State of the Science Webinar

Posted by on August 17th, 2022 Posted in: Blog

An APHA and NAM Webinar
Join the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine for a free webinar on August 18, 2022 from 5-6:30pm ET. A panel of experts will discuss the current state of the science of monkeypox, the disease epidemiology as we understand it today, available and emergent prevention options, critical research questions we need to answer, and what we should consider and plan for as we respond to this pandemic
August 18, 2022 from 5-6:30pm ET

The webinar will begin with a welcome by Victor J. Dzau, President, NAM, and an introduction from the session’s moderator, Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, APHA, and then feature a conversation with a panel of experts, including:

  • Emily Erbelding, Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • Boghuma Kabisen Titanji, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Emory University
  • David Heymann, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Demetre Daskalakis, White House National Monkeypox Response Deputy Coordinator

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience.

Agenda is subject to change. A recording and unperfected transcript will be available following the event


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Kathy Downing is the Public Health Digital Library Coordinator for the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office.

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