University Life Forum on COVID-19 — This Wednesday 4-5:30 pm

Monday, March 23, 2020

Dear Columbia community,

I write to invite you to a special opportunity to learn from Columbia experts about the coronavirus pandemic, with a focus on public health, scientific advances and our community’s mental health and well-being.

Please register HERE for this University Life Forum: Update on COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 25 from 4 to 5:30 pm on Zoom. You may submit questions for our panelists while you register. We will send you a confirmation email on Tuesday with a Zoom link and instructions for how to join.

This event is open to all in our community. If you can’t make it, please check the University Life website on Thursday for a recording.

Our featured speakers are:

  • Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, University Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, the Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health, and Director of the Mailman School’s Global Health Initiative
  • Scott M. Hammer, MD, Harold C. Neu Professor of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Lourival Baptista-Neto, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Vice Chair for Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry
  • Melanie J. Bernitz, MD, Associate Vice President and Medical Director of Columbia Health

In the meantime, here are resources for the Columbia community that you may find useful:

  • The University’s COVID-19 website has up-to-date information for the entire Columbia community.
  • Columbia Health’s COVID-19 hotline is available Monday to Friday, 9 am-5 pm for your general questions. Call 212-854-9355. Students may call Columbia Health at 212-854-7426 for medical advice.
  • University Life’s website and app list many Columbia student health and wellness resources.

With gratitude for all in our community,  

Suzanne B. Goldberg
Executive Vice President for University Life
Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law