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The Science of Social Distancing: Part 1 (National Academy of Medicine & American Public Health Association)

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The first COVID-19 Conversations webinar will review how COVID-19 is transmitted, historical lessons from past pandemics, the state of the science on social distancing, and the targeted and layered nature of how social distancing practices are enacted.

The webinar will feature a panel of expert speakers, including:

* Nancy Messonnier, MD – Director, Center for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
* Howard Markel, MD, PhD – George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine and Director of the Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan
* Marc Lipsitch, DPhil – Director, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
* Mitch Stripling, former Assistant Commissioner of Agency Preparedness and Response for New York City

Speaker presentations will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience.