How COVID-19 has Changed the World and What the Future Holds

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm
Michael Osterholm (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

This presentation will provide a current and in depth review of the Covid-19 pandemic. It will also provide a glimpse into the future as to how this pandemic will continue to unfold and the impact it will have worldwide.

Dr. Osterholm is Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Medical School, all at the University of Minnesota. From June 2018 through May 2019, he served as a Science Envoy for Health Security on behalf of the US Department of State. He is also on the Board of Regents at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.