COVID-19: Current Status of Testing, Treatments and Vaccines
Tue, May 5, 2020 2:00 PM EDT
Would you like a quick update on what is being done to detect and combat COVID-19? Please join us for a free 30-minute webinar featuring infectious disease specialist and public health epidemiologist, Dr. Rishi Desai. This webinar will address the status of testing, the drugs under investigation as potential treatments and the outlook for a vaccine. This webinar is perfect for patients, caregivers, advocates and the public.
Rishi Desai, MD, MPH, is a pediatric infectious disease physician with a public health background who currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Osmosis. After completing his medical training at UCSF he worked at medical centers including Boston Children's Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and Stanford University. He earned his MPH in epidemiology at UCLA and then spent two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer investigating disease outbreaks before beginning his work in online medical education.
Katie Kowalski is the Senior Program Manager for NORD’s Educational Initiatives. In that role, she works to develop and implement educational programs for medical professionals, patients and their families. She operates key programs within NORD’s Education Department including continuing medical education, the educational webinar series and student programs.