EVENTS

STEM & COVID-19 GET THE FACTS - CHECK THE SCIENCE
TUESDAY JUNE 29

12-1 pm on Zoom

 

Talk-story session for Hawaiʻi middle-schoolers and their families

A panel of distinguished science educators and clinicians is available to answer your questions about 

  • COVID-19 science

  • how science works

  • how COVID-19 vaccine works 

  • what happens if someone gets COVID-19 

Panelists:

  • Dr. Leo Pascua. MD, Pediatrician, Imua Health Group. Wahiawa, Hawaiʻi and COVID-19 survivor

  • Dr. Davida Smyth. Understanding Science. Associate Professor of Natural Sciences at The New School, New York

  • Dr. Robert Seiser. Vaccine Science. Professor of biology and chemistry at Roosevelt University, Chicago

  • Dr. Meghan Moran. COVID-19 Vaccination Communication. Associate professor in the Department of Health, Behavior & Society at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 

  • Dr. Karen Kashmanian Oates. Biology and Biotechnology. Professor of Arts and Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Moderators:

  • Dr. Amy Shachter. Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Santa Clara University, and

  • Dr. Ulla Hasager. Anthropologist and CSS Director of Civic Engagement at University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa. For additional information, please contact Dr. Hasager at ulla@hawaii.edu

 

SPONSORED by the After-School All-Stars Hawaii, SENCER Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi Pacific Islands Campus Compact, UHMānoa-College of Social Sciences Program for Civic Engagement, the National Science Foundation, and the Online Vaccination Science Resources (OVSR) for COVID-19 Education project.  This work is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. NSF DUE: 2049163. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. 

American Society for Microbiology

ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators

June 29 - July 1, 2021

Microbrew Presentation: Online Vaccine Science Resources for

COVID-19 Education

  • Dr. Davida Smyth. Understanding Science. Associate Professor of Natural Sciences at The New School, New York

  • Dr. Robert Seiser. Vaccine Science. Professor of Biology and Chemistry at Roosevelt University, Chicago