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STAT Video Chat: A Conversation on the Coronavirus with Rich Besser

April 27, 2020

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A STAT Video chat with former acting director of the CDC and current CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Rich Besser

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Rich Besser is a leading public health expert and the former acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has drawn on his experience to offer both criticism and commendation of global response efforts to the pandemic, and has emphasized the health inequities being brought to light as a result. Join STAT’s senior infectious diseases and global health reporter, Helen Branswell, for a live video chat with Dr. Besser, who is now president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, at 11 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 27. They’ll be talking about the current state of the pandemic, how communities across the country are being impacted, and how we can work together in response.

Questions for Dr. Besser? Submit a question in advance when you register.


We’ll be hosting this live chat as a Zoom webinar. Register here to sign up for the chat, and we’ll reach out to you at the email address provided with a link to access the chat. A live stream link will also be provided. Please feel free to join there if the Zoom room is full.