GEM Work-in-Progress Talk: "Community Engagement Efforts for COVID Vaccination"

Monday, January 24, 2022
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom Online
Free and open to the public
Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter, PhD, Director of Community Translational Research, Department of Family Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Genome, Environment and Microbiome Community of Excellence(GEM), Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED)

Please join us on Monday, January 24th for a GEM Work-in-Progress talk presented by Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter, PhD, Director of Community Translational Research in the Department of Family Medicine.

Title: "Community Engagement Efforts for COVID Vaccination"

Presenter: Dr. Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter

Summary: This talk will discuss reasons for vaccine hesitancy, misinformation related to the COVID-19 vaccine, and the importance of understanding community specific concerns. Examples of community engagement efforts to address these concerns and ultimately increase vaccination rates will be shared.

These informal talks are part of the GEM Work-in-Progress series held at 4:00 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month. Talks will take place remotely via Zoom. The speaker schedule is available on the GEM website: www.buffalo.edu/gem.

GEM is currently seeking faculty and student speakers for our 2022 WIP series! If you would like to present at a GEM Work-in-Progress session, please let us know (coe-gem@buffalo.edu) and we will get you onto the schedule.



For more information, contact:

Sara Thomas
Email: msthomas@buffalo.edu