HEALTH AND SAFETY | All members of the LMU community are invited to attend the LMU COVID Vaccine Webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 11 from noon – 1 p.m. Hosted by Emergency Management, the webinar will consist of a panel discussion and Q&A with medical experts
All LMU students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend and ask their most-pressing questions about the COVID vaccine, in advance of the return to campus.
To watch the LMU COVID Vaccine Webinar live, please bookmark this page and tune into the livestream at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Questions must be submitted in advance; to submit your question to be asked live during the Q&A session, click here.
- Nava Yeganeh, M.D., M.P.H., is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to being a pediatric infectious disease expert, Dr. Yeganeh is a medical epidemiologist at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health where she serves as lead for the COVID-19 vaccine unit for the education branch.
- Aparna Sridhar, M.D., M.P.H., is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition, she works at the Arthur Ashe Student’s Health Center for UCLA undergraduates.
- Stacey Weinstein, M.D., is an assistant professor of medicine-pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has served as the physician support for the nurse-run COVID-19 hotline at UCLA Health. She also oversees the monoclonal antibody treatment program by identifying and notifying eligible COVID-19 patients.
- Alice Kuo, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, is a professor and chief of medicine-pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and professor of health policy and management in the Fielding UCLA School of Public Health. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Kuo worked implementing the COVID-19 surveillance system to manage all health care workers and eventually all UCLA employees. She then began supporting the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in various COVID-19 infection prevention efforts related to children, specifically in foster care residential facilities and schools.
- Cecily Gallup, M.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor of medicine-pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, as well as co-director of resident and fellow global health education at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Global Health Program. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, she has worked in hospital and urgent care settings, providing care and advice to patients impacted by COVID-19. She has also served as a medical consultant to LMU on re-opening strategies in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.