Conversations about COVID-19

Each Friday this May and June, Pitt Public Health experts will have a conversation about different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and then address questions from the seminar attendees. The goal of the COVID-19 seminar series is to provide our school community, alumni, and the public with credible information about the virus and the associated health impacts. 

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Seminars take place online Fridays from 4-5 PM. Seminars are limited to 500 participants and will be recorded.

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Pitt Public Health Conversations about COVID-19

Documet, Perez, and Ruiz: COVID-19: The effect on Latinos and Immigrants

Friday 6/19 4:00PM - 5:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

June 19 - COVID-19: The effect on Latinos and immigrants

Join Patricia Documetassociate professor and director of the director of the doctoral program in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and director of Latinx research and outreach in the Center for Health Equity as she discusses with community leaders the effects of the pandemic on Latinos and immigrants. Panelists include Guillermo Perez, president of the local chapter of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA-Pittsburgh), and Monica Ruiz executive director of Casa San Jose. LCLAA is the leading organization for Latino workers with the mission of educating, empowering, and increasing opportunity for his diverse, dynamic, and growing community.  An independent nonprofit since 2014, Casa San Jose is a community resource center that advocates for and empowers Latinos by promoting integration and self-sufficiency.

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CONVERSATIONS ABOUT COVID-19  | PITT PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES 

Each Friday this May and June, Pitt Public Health experts will have a conversation about different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and then address questions from the seminar attendees. The goal of the COVID-19 seminar series is to provide our school community, alumni, and the public with credible information about the virus and the associated health impacts. 


 

Last Updated On Thursday, June 4, 2020 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
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