Seventeenth Symposium on COVID-19: COVID-19 as of January 26th, 2022: What Have We Learned? How Can We Use What We Have Learned?

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Seventeenth (17th) COVID-19 Symposium

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Opening Remarks and Moderator: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A. Chancellor and CEO, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Pediatrics and History, New York Medical College, Provost for Biomedical Affairs, Touro College and University System

First They Said a Cloth Mask Was Fine, Now They Say Wear an N95 Mask. Some People Say Wear a Cloth Mask with Copper or Silver Fibers. What's the Difference? Does It Really Matter? Robert Amler, M.D., MBA Dean, School of Health Sciences and Practice, Vice President for Government Affairs, New York Medical College, Former Regional Health Administrator, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Former Medical Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

First They Said that if You're Infected with COVID-19, You Need to Isolate for 10 Days, Now They Say Five Days. What's the Difference? Does It Really Matter? Marisa A. Montecalvo, M.D. Medical Director, Health Services, New York Medical College, Infectious Disease Specialist

What's the Explanation of Continuing Racial Disparities in Vaccine Rates and What Should We Do About It? Mill Etienne, M.D., M.P.H, FAAN, FAES Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine, School of Medicine House Advisory Dean, New York Medical College

How is a Parent to Cope with Raising School-Age Children and Navigating the Ever-Changing School Systems in the Pandemic? Tami Hendriksz, DO, FACOP, FAAP Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Pediatrics, Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine

What's the Future of the Commercial Real Estate Market in the Current and Post-Pandemic Worlds? How Will Large Cities Adapt to the Potential Loss of Commercial Real Estate Tax Revenue? Daniel Shallit Director of Global Store Development for New York City, Long Island and New Jersey, Starbucks and Princi Italian Bakery Real Estate/Development, Co-Chair of the Real Estate Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, Touro College Graduate School of Business Q & A

Hosted by: Alan Kadish, M.D. Cardiologist, President of Touro College and University System and President, New York Medical College