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Coronavirus Conversations: Perfect Storms: Responding to Hurricanes while Addressing COVID-19

Hurricanes And The Pandemic
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Wednesday, July 01, 2020
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2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Coronavirus Conversations

As the US approaches the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, multiple long-term forecasts have predicted an unusually high number of hurricanes. If a hurricane strikes the US, actions taken in preparation and response will have to take COVID-19 into account.
Join Duke Science & Society and our panel of experts in a discussion of the hurricane season forecasts the potential for further COVID-19.

Panelists :
Dr. Mark Abkowitz, Ph.D.,M.S., B.S., Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringProfessor of Engineering Management, Director, Vanderbilt Center for Environmental Management Studies, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Elizabeth Albright, D.R., Duke University, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Environmental Science and Policy Methods, Chair, Environmental Economics & Policy Program, Nicholas School Of The Environment, Duke University
Lauren M. Sauer, M.S., Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical School; Director of Operations, John Hopkins Office Of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR)
Moderator:
Andrew Pericak, M.E.M, Senior Research Analyst, Duke Initiative For Science & Society