Where Are We Now And Where Are We Going?
FREE Summer Lecture Series delivered via Zoom
Moderated by Marjorie Levine-Clark, Ph.D.
The University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites you to join us for a month-long series concerning the current and future status of vital issues related to COVID-19. Each week will feature a short lecture from a University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz expert in the field followed by discussion. Lectures will address a public health overview, the evolution of COVID and its variants, vaccines and vaccination politics, and mental health challenges.
Please note different starting times on Wednesdays in July:
Week 1: July 7 4:30-5:30pm
"The COVID-19 Pandemic in 2021: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead"
Dr. Jon Samet, Dean, Colorado School of Public Health, CU Anschutz
Week 2: July 14 4:00-5:00pm
"Origins and Evolution of SARS CoV2: What Have We Learned? Why Does It Matter?"
Dr. Laurel Hartley, Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, CLAS, CU Denver
Week 3: July 21 4:00-5:00pm
"Vaccines against COVID: Politics, Policy, and the Challenges of Protecting Communities"
Dr. Jennifer Reich, Professor, Department of Sociology, CLAS CU Denver
Week 4, July 28 4:00-5:00pm
"Transitioning out of COVID: What Do We Know about the State of Our Mental Health?"
Dr. Kristin Kilbourn, Associate Professor, Clinical Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, CLAS, CU Denver