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Community Conversation about the Global Pandemic: Bonnie Maldonado on Approaches to Fighting COVID-19

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Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

VIrtual event facilitated via Zoom.

Yvonne (Bonnie) A. Maldonado will discuss medical, epidemiological and public health approaches to fighting COVID-19 as well as how the Stanford Hospitals are preserving the safety of medical personnel while identifying and treating the sick. Bonnie is a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Health Research and Policy, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and senior associate dean for Faculty Development and Diversity at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her research activities have included the epidemiology and prevention of viral infections such as rotavirus, measles, mumps, rubella, polio and pediatric HIV infection. Her research is conducted internationally in Zimbabwe and Mexico, as well as in the United States. She has written over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and 40 book chapters on these topics.

Join this virtual conversation hosted by Vice Provost Stacey Bent; a live discussion will be followed by a moderated Q&A with the online audience, from 2-3PM on Thurs., Apr. 16 via Zoom: (Stanford WebLogin required; access to this webinar is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis).

The Stanford community of researchers and scholars plays a vital role in understanding the medical and societal aspects of the global pandemic. Stanford scholars inform our communities and the public at-large, and provide insight and guidance to individuals and policy-makers alike, because of our unique strengths in so many fields as a university. In this way, the university is engaged with the complexities of the current leadership challenge facing our globe, as well as our representatives and policy-makers.

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