Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)

An Interdisciplinary Conversation about the Coronavirus Outbreak: Local and Global Perspectives

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

5:30pm – 7:00pm

121 South Main Street Room 375

A panel of experts from the Brown University School of Public Health, the Rhode Island Department of Health, and the Alpert Medical School will provide a range of disciplinary and professional perspectives on the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, including those with an understanding of the local context where the outbreak is currently concentrated and those in Rhode Island responsible for mounting a local response. Discussion will follow with opportunities to ask questions and share thoughts and concerns. All are welcome!


Mark Lurie, Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Angie Bengtson, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology


Katherine Mason, Vartan Gregorian Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Jun Tao, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vanessa Britto, Executive Director of Health and Wellness, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Philip Chan, Associate Professor of Medicine; Consultant Medical Director, RI Dept of Health

If you can’t make it to the School, join the webcast!

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