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Emory and AEI StartUp Factory host virtual series of COVID-19 Health Talks in October
October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 22, 2020
Emory Healthcare and Emory University are collaborating with AEI (Allen Entrepreneurial Institute) StartUp Factory to offer a series of virtual COVID-19 panel discussions to the Stonecrest and South DeKalb communities during the month of October. Economic development and public health topics will be discussed by community and health care leaders.
-October 1: Mental Health Panel Discussion
Moderator: Commissioner Larry Johnson, DeKalb County.
-October 8: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 and Public Health
Moderator: Clarence Boone, Sr. Economic Development Director, City of Stonecrest.
Speakers: Allison Chamberlain, PhD, Research Assistant Professor in Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University; Mike Carnathan, Director Center for Livable Communities, and Emory Professor Tom Smith, PhD, Goizueta Business School
-October 15: Public Health Stats and Local Trends
Moderator: Ovid Barrow, MD, Hospitalist, Emory Hillandale Hospital.
Speakers: Sandra Ford, MD, District Health Director of the DeKalb County Board of Health and Monique Smith, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine
-October 22: Economics of Getting Back to Businesses
Speakers: Clarence Boone, Sr. Director of Economic Development, City of Stonecrest; Maria Hampton, Co-Director AEI StartUp Factory; Edwina Clanton, President, Stonecrest Business Alliance; and Commissioner Lorraine Cochran Johnson, DeKalb County
The series will be held virtually through Zoom. To learn more information about the health talk topics or to register, click here.