The Current Health Crisis and Sustaining Community, with Daniel Griffin

Event Date: 

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm


Moderated by Professor Greg Johnson (Director, Capps Center) and Jason Prystowsky, M.D. (Emergency Room Physician, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; UCSB Medical Humanities Initiative), this conversation and audience Q&A session offers a unique opportunity to engage with Dr. Daniel Griffin, someone who has been at the forefront of the pandemic crisis in three notable capacities: scientist, medical practitioner, and media consultant (CNN).

Daniel Griffin (MD, PhD) is a physician-scientist, researcher, clinician, and author, certified in infectious disease with expertise in global health, tropical medicine, parasitology, HIV, and virology, including SARS-CoV2. He is chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at ProHealth Care, a member of the Department of Medicine-Division of Infectious Diseases at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, a researcher in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BioPhysics at Columbia University College of Physicans and Surgeons, and President of Parasites Without Borders, Inc. Dr. Griffin co-hosts This Week in Parasitism and is a frequent guest on This Week in Virology.

This event is co-sponsored by the UCSB Medical Humanities Initiative.

This event will take place on Zoom: