Back by popular demand - please join LWVP to hear the latest on Covid-19 from our all-time most viewed speaker, internationally renowned epidemiologist and Piedmont resident, Dr. George Rutherford. As we are all aware, Dr. Rutherford has been instrumental in helping the Bay Area contend with Covid and is quoted frequently in the media. He will address the latest findings, the status of delta and other variants and the likely effectiveness of boosters and therapeutics. He will also speak about Covid safety for schools. The second half of the program will be a moderated Q&A session with questions for Zoom participants and YouTube livestream viewers.
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration for the Zoom link is now full. If you were unable to register, you may watch the livestream and ask questions on our YouTube channel. You will not see the event posted ahead of time on YouTube. It will appear once the program starts at 4pm on September 15th. The program will also be recorded for later viewing on YouTube.
Dr. Rutherford leads the Global Strategic Information group within UCSF’s Institute for Global Health Sciences. He is the Salvatore Pablo Lucia Professor of Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine, Pediatrics and History; Head of the Division of Infectious Disease and Global Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in School of Medicine at UCSF and Professor of Epidemiology and Health Administration in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.
Educated at Stanford University and Duke University School of Medicine, he is board certified in pediatrics and in general preventive medicine and public health. He has worked extensively in public health, with an emphasis on the epidemiology and control of communicable diseases, both domestically and internationally and has held a number of positions in public health agencies, including having served as State Health Officer and State Epidemiologist for California, Director of the AIDS Office for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Director of Immunizations for the New York City Department of Health and an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at CDC.