Summer of COVID-19 — Mitigating Direct and Indirect Impacts in the Coming Months

Nicole Lurie  Kent Smetters Ateev Mehrotra Craig Fugate Linda Degutis

Presenters' slides (PDF): Kent Smetters, Ateev Mehrotra, Linda Degutis

Webinar transcript (PDF)



The eighth COVID-19 Conversations webinar explored how the normal course of events, including warming weather, tornadoes and hurricanes, months of stay-at-home orders and loosening of restrictions combine to impact health and well-being. 

Our expert panel:

  • Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, (Moderator), Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Initiatives consultant, former Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
  • Kent Smetters, PhD, Boettner Chair Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Faculty Director of the Penn Wharton Budget Model
  • Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Craig Fugate, former administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Administration and former director of the Florida Emergency Management Division
  • Linda DeGutis, DrPH, MSN, Adjunct Professor, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Lecturer, Yale School of Medicine

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Webinar #6: COVID-19 and Health Equity — Exploring Disparities and Long-Term Health Impacts

Webinar #5: COVID-19 Testing: Possibilities, Challenges and Ensuring Equity

Webinar #4: Crisis Standards of Care During COVID-19

Webinar #3: Emerging Evidence on Spread and Treatment

Webinar #2: The Science of Social Distancing, Part 2

Webinar #1: The Science of Social Distancing, Part 1