UC Davis, Healthy Davis Together and Yolo County Public Health will host a virtual town hall on Monday (February 28) to answer questions about COVID-19. City Hall – “Living With COVID-19: What’s Next?” – will provide an opportunity to hear from local public health experts.
AT FIRST GLANCE
- Cindy Schorzman, Medical Director, Student Health and Counseling
- Sheri Belafsky, Medical Director, Healthy Davis Together
- Aimee Sisson, Yolo County’s health worker
Moderator: Mary Croughan, Provost and Vice-Chancellor.
Panelists will talk about the evolving reality of the pandemic and its impact on the UC Davis campus, the city of Davis and throughout Yolo County.
The topics will range from loosening COVID-19 restrictions to the differences between PCR and antigen testing, and when to use them, to the likelihood of future variants and increases in the number of cases.
Community members are invited to submit questions in advance via this online form. Questions will also be asked during the program.
- Cindy Schorzman works as the Medical Director of Student Health and Counseling Services at UC Davis and is a pediatric medicine specialist with more than 23 years of experience in the medical field specializing in primary care, women’s health and LGBTQ health. She received her medical degree from the University of Arizona.
- Sheri Belafsky serves as Medical Director of the Healthy Davis Together Initiative as well as Director of the UC Davis Medical Surveillance Program. She is an occupational and environmental medicine doctor. She received her medical degree from Tulane University and a master’s degree in public health science and politics from UC Irvine.
- Aimee Sisson has served as a Yolo County Public Health Officer since October 2020 after serving in the California Department of Public Health for five years. She received her medical degree from UCLA and a Master of Public Health from UC Davis.
- Mary Croughan has served as Provost and Vice Chancellor of UC Davis since July 2020. She is an experienced administrator in higher education and a prominent professor and researcher in family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and epidemiology.