Part Two: Racial Disparities, Research and COVID-19 Seminar

Are researchers ready to partner with our communities to bring real solutions and support around the COVID-19 pandemic?

Join this week's Covid313 Family and Student Virtual Townhall for another special session on Racial Disparities and research, in partnership with Wayne State University and Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, beginning at 10am ET - followed by yoga at 11:30 - and then at 12 noon get the latest updates on coronavirus safety recommendations and reopening of schools.

Researchers will share information about their COVID-19 research projects, followed by questions and input from community members. With Remarks by Dr. Roy Wilson, President of Wayne State University.

  • Robert Ty Partridge, Ph.D., associate professor, Psychology, Wayne State University: "The Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Families"

  • Lance Gable, J.D., M.P.H., associate professor, Wayne State University School of Law and Jeffrey Ram, Ph.D., Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine: "Legal and Ethical Implications of SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring."

  • Seth Norrholm, Ph.D., associate professor, Psychiatry, WSU School of Medicine: "Detroit Trauma Project: Characterizing Social Support While Under COVID-19 Social Distancing"

  • Hayley Thompson, Ph.D., associate center director, Community Outreach and Engagement, Karmanos Cancer Institute, professor, Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine: "The Impact of COVID-19 and Social Distancing on Cancer on Prevention, Control and Management”; “Supporting Detroit Communities as Leaders and Partners in COVID-19 Research"

Visit DPTV One Detroit to see previous Coalition Town Halls and watch Thursday's program. A text number will be provided during the town hall to send in your questions or comments. Registration requested, but not required at

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