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COVID-19 Primary Experts

Trish Perl-DeLisle, M.D.

Trish Perl-DeLisle, M.D.

Professor

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

National COVID-19 Topics

James Cutrell, M.D.

James Cutrell, M.D.

Professor

Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

National COVID-19 Topics

Mujeeb Basit, M.D.

Mujeeb Basit, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Forecasting Models

Mamta Jain, M.D.

Mamta Jain, M.D.

Professor

Forecasting Models

Julie Trivedi, M.D.

Julie Trivedi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Methods of limiting COVID-19 spread in health care systems

COVID-19 Specialty Experts

Surendra Barshikar, M.D.

Surendra Barshikar, M.D.

Assistant Professor

COVID-19 Rehabilitation

Sonja Bartolome, M.D.

Sonja Bartolome, M.D.

Professor

Assoc VP Ambulatory Quality Outcomes

Pulmonary Disease Specialist

Richard Medford, M.D.

Richard Medford, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Assoc Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Public response to new COVID-19 vaccines

Kristina Goff, M.D.

Kristina Goff, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Front-line care of severe COVID-19 cases

Corey Kershaw, M.D.

Corey Kershaw, M.D.

Associate Professor

Front-line care of severe COVID-19 cases

Ben Levine, M.D.

Professor

COVID-19’s effect on the heart

COVID-19 and exercise

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D.

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D.

Professor

COVID-19’s effect on the brain and nervous system

Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.

Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.

Professor

COVID-19 and mental health

Jessica Voit, M.D.

Jessica Voit, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Telemedicine during COVID-19

Juan Cabrera, M.D.

Juan Cabrera, M.D.

Assistant Professor

COVID-19 RECOVER Program for post-COVID care

Jeffrey Kahn, M.D., Ph.D.

Jeffrey Kahn, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease

COVID-19 and Pediatrics

Quinn Capers, M.D.

Quinn Capers, M.D.

Professor

Associate Dean for Faculty Diversity

COVID-19 and healthcare disparities

Temple Howell-Stampley, M.D.

Temple Howell-Stampley, M.D.

Professor

Chair of Physician Assistant Studies

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Susana Lazarte, M.D.

Susana Lazarte, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Frontline COVID-19 care

*Interviews available in Spanish