Queen's School of Policy Studies "Policy Talk" - COVID-19 One Year In: Policies and Results

January 29th 2021- The Queen's University School of Policy Studies hosted another Policy Talks: Virtual Lecture Series roundtable that reviewed the progress made in managing the COVID-19 pandemic through a public policy lens.

Panelists included

*  Dr. Gerald Evans, Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University; Attending Staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

* Dr. Samantha Buttemer, Family Physician and Resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Queen’s University

* Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Health Unit; Professor, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, Queen’s University

* Dr. David Walker, Special Advisor to the Principal on COVID-19; Professor, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Policy Studies, Queen’s University; Consultant Staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Drs. Buttemer, Evans, Moore and Walker will review progress in managing the COVID-19 pandemic through a public policy lens one year since their introductory presentation on this topic. Dr. Walker will provide a general overview, Dr. Evans will speak about the behaviour of SARS CoV-2, remedies and vaccines, Dr. Moore will address the Public Health policy framework and Dr. Buttemer will consider the direct, indirect and collateral ramifications of COVID.

Tune into CFRC 101.9 FM on Tuesday February 2nd 2021 at 1 PM for broadcast of the full session.

Watch the full session of this and other Policy Talks: Virtual Lecture Series sessions on the Policy Studies Youtube channel.