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Information is Empowering: A Session on the ongoing outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Wednesday, March 25, 12-1:30 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom

Speakers/Panelist include, but are not limited to:

  • Christie A. Rishworth, MSN (Interim Director, RIC Health Services)
  • Elizabeth England Kennedy, PhD (Communitiy & Public Health Promotion, Health & Physical Education Department)
  • Lynn Blanchette, PhD (School of Nursing)
  • Soumyadeep ("Deep") Mukherjee, PhD (Communitiy & Public Health Promotion, Health & Physical Education Department)
  • Tamika Wordlow-Williams Ed.D. (Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students)
  • Speaker from the Rhode Island Deparment of Health - TBD

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Crucial information to be aware of during such outbreaks
  • Epidemiology of the outbreak
  • Relevant services for students on campus including health services
  • Role of nursing and other healthcare professionals during outbreaks such as COVID-19
  • Stigma and fear related to COVID-19 and outbreaks in general

To RSVP for this event please email the Internship Coordinator Jennifer Rivas at jrivas@ric.edu.

For questions please reach out to Dr. Deep at smukherjee@ric.edu.

View COVID-19 event flyer.

Page last updated: March 11, 2020