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Do you have questions about COVID-19 (or Coronavirus)? Please join Tulane University School of Medicine for a Public Town Hall Q&A this evening from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Our panelists of medical and research experts will provide brief updates about the epidemic and then answer questions from the audience.

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Our panelists include:

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Department of Medicine

Section of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine


Scott E. Evans, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Division of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,
Houston, TX

Tulane's Center for Aging presents:
James F. Nelson, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies
This seminar is supported by the COBRE in Aging and Regenerative Medicine grant from NIGMS

"Clinical and Personal Comparative Effectiveness"

Presented By

Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FRCS, ED (HON)
Chief Executive Officer of Wake Forest Baptist Health 
Dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine

"From Bench to Bedside: Changing Practice and Saving Lives"
Presented by
Amy Goldberg, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy: Implications for Prehospital Care”
Presented by
F.A.C.E.P. (Hon), F.R.C.S. Ed. (Hon), F.R.C.S.T. (Hon), F.R.C.S.I. (Hon), F.E.B.S. Em Surg (Hon)
Editor, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Director of Surgical Research
Ernest E Moore Shock Trauma Center at Denver Health
Distinguished Professor of Surgery
University of Colorado Denver
*This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Join us for a Fireside Chat with Jeanne Haggerty, the Executive Vice President, Government Affairs and External Relations of BIO - The Biotechnology Innovation Organization.  James will talk with Jeanne about The Future of State Bio-Ecosystems, and what she thinks it will take to make them compelling in the years to come!

7AM  M&M
8AM  TSS Reunion Lectureship
9AM  Stump The Professor
"Transplantation: The (Harsh) Reality"
Presented By
Sander Florman, MD
Director, Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute
Charles Miller, MD Professor of Surgery
Mount Sinai

Event being held in Room 6065 of the School of Medicine.  Light lunch served at 11:45pm.