UToledo to Host Area Health Department Officials at Next COVID-19 Town Hall

May 20, 2021 | COVID-19, Events, News, UToday, Alumni, UTMC, Medicine and Life Sciences
By Tyrel Linkhorn

The University of Toledo will host public health officials from across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan for a virtual town hall discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday, May 25.

The free, public event will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. via Webex. Registration is required.

In addition to answering questions from the audience, the expert panel will provide the latest information about COVID-19, talk about the local pandemic response and discuss vaccination for children.

UToledo experts on the panel are Dr. Joan Duggan, infectious disease specialist and professor of medicine; Dr. Jason Huntley, associate professor of medical microbiology and immunology; and Dr. Russell Smith, chief pharmacy officer at The University of Toledo Medical Center.

Community panelists include:

•  Dr. Daniel Cadigan, medical director at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department;

•  Katie Crowell, director of nursing at the Ottawa County Health Department;

•  Dr. Jacob Maciejewski, pediatrician from ProMedica Physicians;

•  Ben Robison, health commissioner at the Wood County Health Department; and

•  Dr. Carl Schmidt, medical director at the Monroe County Health Department.

The town hall is the fifth in an ongoing series of COVID-19 discussions hosted by The University of Toledo Foundation.

Dr. Christopher Cooper, dean of the College of Medicine and Life Sciences and executive vice president for clinical affairs, will lead the discussion.

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