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Monkeypox: A Conversation with Scientists, Clinicians, and Community Leaders
August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rutgers School of Public Health is hosting a webinar about the current monkeypox outbreak at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 5.
During this webinar, leading public health scientists, clinicians, and community leaders will share critical information on the current monkeypox outbreak in the United States and how to keep yourself safe. Brief comments will be provided on the epidemiology and clinical manifestation of the disease. The experts will also discuss vaccination, including access, and the undue burden being placed on the health and well-being of sexual minority men.
Speakers include Perry N. Halkitis, dean, School of Public Health (SPH); Rafael E. Pérez-Figueroa, associate dean for community engagement and public health practice, SPH; Leslie M. Kantor, chair of the Department of Urban-Global Public Health, SPH; Bobby Lowry, harm reduction coordinator at Visiting Nurse Association; and Quincy Bell-Viljoen, LGBTQ manager at Hyacinth AIDS Foundation. Visit the event website to learn more about the speakers.
Participants are encouraged to submit questions when registering and may also pose additional inquiries during the interactive Q&A portion of the event.