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Understanding and Addressing the Global Spread of the COVID-19 Infection: A Clinician's Guide

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  • Paul D. Biddinger, MD

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Director, Center for Disaster Medicine
    Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness
    Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
    Boston, MA

    Paul D. Biddinger, MD is the Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine, and is Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. He is also the Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness at MGH and at Partners Healthcare. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

  • Allison McGeer, MD, FRCPC

    Microbiologist, Infectious Disease Consultant
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    Toronto, Ontario

    Allison McGeer, MD, FRCPC completed an undergraduate and master's degree in biochemistry, then her medical degree at the University of Toronto. She specialized in internal medicine and infectious diseases followed by a fellowship in hospital epidemiology at Yale New Haven Hospital.

    She returned to Mount Sinai Hospital in 1989 as a microbiologist and Director of Infection Control. Her major research interests are in the prevention of infection in hospitals and nursing homes, and the use of surveillance to advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases. She is the principal investigator of the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network and the Ontario Group A Streptococcal Study, two collaborative surveillance networks studying the epidemiology of severe community-acquired infections.

    Dr. McGeer is a Professor in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto. In addition to her position as Director of Infection Control at Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. McGeer is an infection control consultant to The Scarborough Hospital and the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. She currently serves on Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization and on the infection control subcommittee of the Ontario Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee, and is a member of several local, provincial, and national pandemic influenza committees. She is an expert reviewer for many research funding agencies, including the Canadian Institute of Health Research and US National Institutes of Health, and has served on the editorial boards of several journals, including the Canadian Medical Association Journal and Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

  • Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH

    Medical Director
    Potomac Center for Medical Education
    Rockpointe Corporation
    Columbia, MD

    Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH, Medical Director at the Potomac Center for Medical Education, obtained her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and was a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine physician. She served as an Assistant Director of the Emergency Department of a regional burn center, was an instructor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, at Jefferson Medical College, and was a Clinical Associate in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Subsequently, she completed a Master’s in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has been involved in continuing medical education since 1995.

February 14, 2020
Fri 1:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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