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Department of Medicine Seminar Series


Dr Susan Jack, MB ChB DipPaeds MPHTM PhD - Medical Officer of Health

Assoc Prof James Ussher, MBChB PhD FRCPA - Infectious Diseases Physician

Dr Jack Dummer, MB ChB PhD FRACP - Respiratory Physician

COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented times internationally. We have invited three of our local experts who have been pivotal to the Southern Region response to COVID-19

Dr Susan Jack – Speaking on the overall epidemiology of our COVID-19 outbreak in NZ and the Southern and public health response, case management and monitoring in the community and contact tracing.

A/Prof James Ussher - Diagnostics and Vaccines – Providing a brief overview of the diagnostic response in NZ, in particular the SDHB, and the prospects for a vaccine.

Dr Jack Dummer - Preparing a COVID-19 Ward – Covering the fundamentals of managing COVID-19 patients on the medical wards, and the challenges raised by dealing with the infection itself and also the potential volume of patients.

Open for all University of Otago and Southern District Health Board staff and students to attend

Date Friday, 22 May 2020
Time 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Audience Other
Event Category Health Sciences
DepartmentMedicine (Dunedin)
Location9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital (for limited numbers only) or via zoom.
Please email, no later than midday Wed 20 May, to register your request to attend in person or to request zoom access.
Contact NameAmanda Buchanan

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