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Understanding and Responding to the Novel Coronavirus, Moderated Panel Discussion

Panel Participants and Moderator

Moderator: Dr. Ronald Blanton, Chair, Dept. of Tropical Medicine, SPHTM


  • Dr. Preston Marx, professor of tropical medicine, SPHTM: the origins of the virus and viral ecology
  • Dr. David Mushatt, associate professor of internal medicine, SOM: the clinical disease
  • Dr. Michael Z. Levy, associate professor of epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, UPenn: epidemiological modeling and projections
  • Dr. Lina Moses, assistant professor of global community health and behavioral sciences, SPHTM: international response to diseases like coronavirus
  • Anna Gunod, MPH, CIC, Director of Infection Prevention, Tulane Medical Center and Tulane Lakeside Hospital: hospital plans for isolation and diagnostics
  • Dr. Meredith Beers, business continuity manager, Tulane Emergency Preparedness: the university’s response