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Jun 2020 24
Time: 5:00 PM


Learning to Treat COVID-19: Clinical Trials and Developing Therapeutics During a Pandemic

When: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 5:00 – 6:30pm ET

Where: Webinar


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5:00 pm | Welcome and Introductory Comments

  • Carlos del Rio – Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology, Emory Rollins School of Public Health; Executive Associate Dean, Emory at Grady; Co-Director, Emory Center for AIDS Research

5:15 pm | Overview of Clinical Trials During COVID-19

  • Judith Currier – Professor of Medicine, UCLA Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine; Division Chief, Infectious Diseases; Associate Director, UCLA Clinical AIDS Research and Education (CARE) Center

5:30 pm | Current Best Practices for Clinical Care of COVID-19

  • Rajesh Gandhi – Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education, Massachusetts General Hospital

5:45 pm | Promising Clinical Trials

  • Myron Cohen – University of North Carolina Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology, and Director of the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases

6:00 pm | Q&A With Audience

6:25 pm | Closing Remarks

6:30 pm | Adjourn

*Subject to change

The webinar will be recorded, and that video, as well as a transcript of the webinar and presenter slides, will be posted on our website after the event concludes. 

This webinar is the tenth in a series called “COVID-19 Conversations” hosted by the National Academy of Medicine and the American Public Health Association. Join our COVID-19 and Infectious Diseases listserv to be notified about new resources and upcoming events.

Questions? Trouble accessing the webinar? Please contact apha@apha.org.

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