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Russell Sage College’s Thrive Initiative and CDPHP Present Mass Vaccinations: A Global Call to Action



Online Panel Discussion Features Moderna Adviser, Former NYS Deputy Commissioner for Public Health and 

Experienced Clinical Trial Investigator

Russell Sage College and CDPHP invite health care professionals and the general public to an online panel discussion, Mass Vaccinations: A Global Call to Action. The program will be held on March 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

The event is free, but advance registration is requested at sage.edu/thrive-webinar.
 

During the event, three experts with backgrounds in bioethics, epidemiology, infectious disease and hospital system management will share their perspectives on the COVID-19 vaccination effort. 

The panelists include:
 

— Arthur Caplan, Ph.D., the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University School of Medicine, advisor to Moderna and member of the NCAA's Sports and COVID committee;  

— Guthrie Birkhead, M.D., MPH, professor emeritus in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and director of the Center for Collaborative HIV Research in Practice and Policy at the University at Albany’s School of Public Health, former deputy commissioner of Public Health at the New York State Department of Health, former member of the CDC advisory committee on Immunization Practices and former chair of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Vaccine Advisory Committee;

— and Alan Sanders, MD, chief medical officer, Acute Care, at St. Peter’s Health Partners in Albany, president-elect of Innovative Health Alliance of New York and an experienced investigator on clinical trials. 

Mass Vaccinations: A Global Call to Action is presented by [email protected] Sage and CDPHP. 

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