COVID-19 Webinar Series Session 1 – Flattening the Curve

Online Webinar

This event is virtual.

COVID-19 Webinar Series Overview

This COVID-19 Webinar Series will synthesize the information in the headlines to provide cohesive insight into the status of the response and remaining gaps in the system that must be addressed to limit the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. This week, we will discuss the trajectory of the pandemic and the risks of a surge in cases. The speakers will explain how entities at the front lines are responding and highlight policy levers being deployed to stymie the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Session 1 – Flattening the Curve

Policymakers and leaders in the private sector are taking unprecedented steps to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the United States. During this webinar, Dr. Kathleen Winter, an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, explained the epidemiology of the novel coronavirus and discussed evidence-based practices to slow the transmission.

Panelists

  • Kathleen Winter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky
  • Sarah J. Dash, MPH, President and CEO, Alliance for Health Policy (moderator)

 

 

The Alliance for Health Policy gratefully acknowledges the support of the National Institute of Health Care Management (NIHCM) for this event.