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[Critical Conversations] WPI’s COVID Response: Science and Innovation

Wednesday, December 02, 2020
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

WPI’s COVID Response: Science and Innovation

This event featured Rochelle Walensky, M.D., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who joined a panel of WPI experts. Faculty panelists outlined their current research and how it could be used by the medical community in COVID diagnosis and treatment. The panel was moderated by Jean King, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences.


Rochelle Walensky MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and a practicing Infectious
Diseases physician at Massachusetts General Hospital

Dmitry Korkin
Computer Science

Reeta Rao
Associate Dean of
Graduate Studies
Biology & Biotechnology

Haichong Zhang
Assistant Professor
Robotics & Biomedical

Andrea Arnold
Assistant Professor
Mathematical Sciences

Ulkuhan Guler
Assistant Professor
Electrical & Computer

Zoom link

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