Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Guest Speaker: COVID-19 Q&A with Dr Allison McGeer - January 19, 2021

Here's your opportunity to get answers on COVID-19 directly from one of the top experts in the field in Canada!

Dr Allison McGeer is a professor in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and a senior clinician scientist at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of the Sinai Health System in Toronto. Her research interests are in the prevention of healthcare associated infection, the use of epidemiology to reduce the burden of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance in adults, and adult immunization. She has worked on outbreak investigations for SARS COV-1 in Toronto and MERS in Saudi Arabia, and on infection prevention for the World Health Organization during the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Since January, 2020, she has been working on research related to understanding the clinical features and epidemiology of COVID-19.

You may submit potential questions in advance when booking your spot.

When: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Time: 7 to 8 p.m. Rome time (1-2 p.m. Toronto time)
Meeting Place: wherever you are -- remote interactive talk on Zoom.
Cost: free
RSVP: ATTN Marielle.