COVID-19 Expert Panel Series


The second installment of the COVID-19 Expert Panel Series, "Deadly and Unequal," was presented Monday evening, September 7 on Zoom with about 60 participants joining.  Sociology's Dr. Allison Wisecup, along with Dr. Pamela Frasier (Health and Human Performance) and Dr. Iuliia Hoban (Political Science) organized the panels with local and regional experts to discuss different aspects of the coronavirus.


Dr. Paula Prince, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Radford University Carilion, presented information on the social determinants of healthcare and coronavirus outcomes.


Jenna Nazario, MSPH, a Public Health Advocate during COVID-19 with the New York Human Rights Commission, described her advocacy during the pandemic in the New York City area.  Brittany Jackson, RN, and an adjunct at Radford University Carilion, also was a panelist; she described her work on the front lines of the pandemic this past spring in the New York City area and in southern Texas.


Dr. Wisecup served as moderator for the second installment of the series.  Contact Dr. Wisecup for information on the upcoming third and final panel, "Politics and Messages."

Sep 7, 2020
Dr. Allison Wisecup