IALS COVID-19 Town Hall and Q&A-Recap

Here is a recap of the short presentations from clinical and research leaders on the current COVID-19 pandemic which took place on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 1-3 p.m. As well as the question and answer period. Our host is Dr. Peter Reinhart, Founding Director for the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.

 

COVID-19 in Western MA – Current State and Next Steps (and Q & A)

Andrew W. Artenstein, MD, Chief Physician Executive and Chief Academic Officer Baystate Health

BayState Health

How can COVID-19 Modeling Inform Decisions

Nick Reich, Associate Professor, SPHHS, UMass Amherst

Reich Lab-COVID-19 Forecast Hub

Serological Surveys to Assess SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Prevalence in Massachusetts using Self-Sampling

Andrew Lover, Assistant Professor, SPHHS, UMass Amherst

Lover Lab

COVID-19 Virus and Antibody Testing During the Reopening of the Campus

George Corey, Director, UHS, UMass Amherst

University Health Services

UMass Amherst COVID-19 Response Teams

Face Shields – Meghan Huber, College of Engineering; UMass Amherst

UMass Face Shield

UMass Amherst COVID-19 Response Teams

VTM – Mike Daley, Cell Culture Facility, IALS, UMass Amherst

Viral Transport Media

Q&A

Questions and answers from our panelists, Prof. Nick Reich, Prof. Andrew Lover, Dr. George Gorey, Prof. Megan Huber, and Mike Daley.