"The COVID Collision: From the Lens of an Epidemiologist, Infectious Diseases Physician and Mom"

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Date: May 18, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom
Category: Seminar

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The Wayne State University School of Medicine Women in Medicine and Science Group (WIMS) welcomes all members of our community to join us for a Special Interactive Discussion with Dr. Teena Chopra.

"The COVID Collision: From the Lens of an Epidemiologist, Infectious Diseases Physician and Mom"

This session will explore the impact on the professional, personal and social lives of healthcare workers, especially physicians on the frontlines.  Dr. Chopra will also discuss how she has been balancing her personal life and work schedule during these unprecedented times.

Dr. Teena Chopra is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, at Wayne State University and the Corporate Medical Director of Hospital Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship at Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University. Her research interests include Epidemiology of Health care associated Infections, Infection Prevention Antibiotic Stewardship and Immunization.

Dr. Chopra has published over 70 papers in various journals and book chapters. Additionally, she has independently reviewed over 60 journal articles. Dr. Chopra has a special interest in immunization and studying the epidemiology of infections, including Clostridium difficile and Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms. Dr Chopra has championed the mammoth task of leading the COVID-19 pandemic for Wayne State University and DMC. She is serving on the president’s COVID task force and on the President’s Public health committee.