Quinnipiac University

COVID-19 Vaccines: Empowering Communities, Informing Decisions

Starts February 24, 2021 at 6:30 PM (ET)

Ends February 24, 2021 at 7:30 PM (ET)

Location Online


A diverse group of experts from Quinnipiac and the state of Connecticut will lead the panel discussion, “COVID-19 Vaccines: Empowering Communities, Informing Decisions,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24. The virtual event, designed for members of the Quinnipiac, Hamden and North Haven communities, is free and open to the public.

Janelle Chiasera, dean of the School of Health Sciences, will moderate the discussion.

The discussion is the third part of an on-going Community Conversation series.  The event will provide information and insight into both COVID-19 and the growing number of vaccines in the marketplace designed to contain it.

An interdisciplinary panel will provide information and facts on the vaccines and their safety, dosage, side effects and distribution:

  • John Thomas: professor of law
  • Khuram Ghumman, family medicine clerkship director and affiliated clinical medical faculty at Quinnipiac's Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine; and member of Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont's COVID Advisory Taskforce
  • Jeff Mital, associate professor of biomedical sciences
  • Lisa Cuchara, professor of biomedical sciences
  • Mario Norbis, professor of management

Members of the audience will be invited to ask questions to the panelists.

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