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|
|Event Category||Health Sciences|
|Location||9th 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 Name||Amanda Buchanan|