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Conspiracies & COVID-19 in Communities of Color: “Like, Comment & Share the Truth”

October 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Clinical Research Center at New Jersey Medical School is hosting a panel discussion designed to unpack medical mistrust, fear, and skepticism around COVID-19 research. Presented in collaboration with Garden State Equality and Rutgers’ HIV Prevention Community Planning Support and Development Initiative, the featured speakers include:

  • Michele Andrasik – Director, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Community Engagement, HIV Vaccine Trials Network; Senior Staff Scientist, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division, Fred Hutch; Clinical Affiliate Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington
  • Amesika Nyaku – Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; Co-director, Northern New Jersey Medication-Assisted Treatment Center of Excellence
  • Yoleidy Rosario-Hernandez – Associate Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion, New Jersey Medical School
  • Moderator: Michael Tinglin – Clinical Pharmacist, Premier Family Medical

Email questions about COVID-19, vaccines, research, and more to for a chance to have your question answered during the forum.

Online via Zoom

Free and open to the public. Register in advance to receive the Zoom link to attend virtually. For more information, visit




October 1, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


New Jersey Medical School – Clinical Research Center
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