Long Covid Conference on Research, Policy, and Economic Impact set for May 19
May 13, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT
Colleen Murphy, GIC
Long Covid Conference on Research, Policy, and
Economic Impact set for May 19
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Long Covid: Research, Policy, and Economic Impact: The Global Interdependence Center, in partnership with the Solve Long Covid Initiative, is continuing its conference series exploring the pandemic’s long-term healthcare, policy, and economic impact, specifically the implications of Long Covid and disabling Long Covid. The purpose of the conference is to raise awareness of post-infection illness by examining the science and research behind it. Guests may attend virtually or in person. There will be a patient rest area on-site at the event. Registration is open to the public with an audience expected to be made up of healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers, financial service professionals, economists, and academics.
- Oved Amitay, Chief Executive Officer, Solve Long Covid Initiative
- Maria Elena Bottazzi, Ph.D., Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital
- Barbara B. Comerford, Founder of the Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford
- Philippa Dunne, Co-Editor, The Liscio Report and Sightlines Bulletin and Co-Author: Long Covid Impact on Adult Americans: Early Indicators Estimating Prevalence and Cost
- Thomas Equels, Chief Executive Officer, Aim Immunotech – Amplegin/Clinical Trials for Long Covid
- Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital
- Leora Horwitz, MD, MHS, Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science, NYU Langone Health
- Marjan Islam, MD, Pulmonologist/Intensivist at Montefiore Medical Center
- William Kennedy, GIC Chair and Co-Founder, CEO and CIO, RiskBridge Advisors
- David Kotok, Chief Investment Officer, Cumberland Advisors
- Susan Levine, MD, ME/CFS and Long COVID Specialist, Former Chair of the CFS Federal Advisory Committee
- Rich Moscicki, Chief Medical Officer of PhRMA
- Kate Mudie, Research Senior Manager, Solve Long Covid Initiative
- Lauren Nichols, Vice President, Body Politic
- Bruce Patterson, MD, COVID Long Haulers and Stanford Medical Center
- Dana Peterson, Chief Economist & Center Leader of Economy, Strategy & Finance, The Conference Board
- Nalini Raju, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A, Senior Medical Director, Cigna
- Elle Seibert, Registry Data Manager of You + ME Registry, Solve M.E.
- Melissa Smallwood, Co-Author: Long Covid Impact on Adult Americans: Early Indicators Estimating Prevalence and Cost
- Kathleen Stephansen, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds
- Emily Taylor, Vice President of Advocacy and Engagement, Solve Long Covid Initiative
- Holly Wade, Executive Director of the NFIB Research Center
Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
Attend virtually or in-person:
Advanced registration is required (see below)
The New York Athletic Club
(Address: 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019)
Contact: To register for this event, or for more information, please contact Colleen Murphy, Manager of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected] or 215-238-0990.
Note for Media: Complimentary press passes are available to journalists. Please contact Colleen Murphy for your pass.
About the Global Interdependence Center: The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and roundtable discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at www.interdependence.org.
About the Solve Long Covid Initiative: The Solve Long Covid Initiative represents a collection of new and expanded programs in research, advocacy, and education that will improve outcomes for the millions suffering from post-infection diseases. Based on more than 30 years of research and advocacy experience advancing the understanding of post-infection diseases, the Solve Long Covid Initiative takes a strategic approach to integrating pre-pandemic and post-pandemic knowledge and community insights. Our work in the post-infection disease space has allowed us to create connections and build partnerships with researchers, clinicians, patients, government, and industry leaders.Download