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Media Advisory - MEDIA ADVISORY: COVID-19 one year in -- Policies and results

Friday, January 29, 2021

KINGSTON - Media are invited to attend a virtual lecture series hosted by the School of Policy Studies  that will review the progress in managing the COVID-19 pandemic through a public policy lens.



  •  Dr. Samantha Buttemer, Family Physician and Resident physician in Queen’s Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Dr. Gerald Evans Chair of Division of Infectious Diseases, Professor, Department of Medicine, Director of Infection prevention and Control, Kingston Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. Kieran Moore  Medical Officer of Health (Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Health Unit); Professor, Family and Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University

Moderated by: 

  • Dr. David Walker, Special Advisor to the Principal on COVID-19; Professor, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Policy Studies, Queen’s University; Consultant Staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre



Dr. Walker will provide a general overview, Dr. Evans will speak about the behaviour of SARS CoV-2, remedies and vaccines, Dr. Moore will address the Public Health policy framework and Dr. Buttemer will consider the direct, indirect and collateral ramifications of COVID.


Friday, January 29, 2021 at 12pm.


FREE event.
Registration is required.  Register here 


A link to the recorded lecture series will be available several hours after the event.


For more information
Julie Brown, media relations officer





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