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COVID-19 Vaccine Seminar Series

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Join us for the Emerging Pathogens Institute virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Seminar Series. Our third speaker is Karen Kotloff, M.D., a professor of pediatrics, medicine, epidemiology and public health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). She serves as principal investigator of the NIH-funded Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit at UMSOM and is the associate director for clinical research at the university’s Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health. She leads clinical trials to evaluate vaccines against a wide range of infections in the US and in developing countries, including two large ongoing trials of COVID vaccines.  Dr. Kotloff also leads multiple studies in Africa to understand and prevent child mortality. In 2005, she was awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mali for her work in Mali that led to the introduction of childhood vaccines. She has published over 250 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Modeling the impact of COVID-19 for the State of Florida. Speaker: Thomas Hladish, Ph.D., research assistant scientist in UF's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, and EPI member. 

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

"Progress in COVID-19 vaccine trials." Speaker: Karen Kotloff, M.D., a professor of pediatrics, medicine, epidemiology, and public health at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. (Archived recording.)

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

"Estimating COVID-19 vaccine efficacy." Speaker: Natalie Dean, Ph.D., an assistant professor in UF's College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics, and EPI faculty member. (Archived recording.)

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

"What to expect from the current  and coming COVID-19 phase-III randomized vaccine trials." Speaker: Ira Longini, Ph.D., a professor in UF's College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics, and EPI faculty member. (Archived recording.)

How to Watch

Open to the public, registration not necessary. Watch live here: https://epi.ufl.edu/seminar. Check our COVID-19 Seminar Series archives for recordings.

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