New Translational Science of COVID-19 Seminar

This series will feature UF investigators funded by the Rapid-Response Translational Research Projects to Address COVID-19 Pandemic pilot program. The goal of this program is to stimulate cross-disciplinary knowledge and research.

Monday, August 10, 2020 | 3:30 p.m.

K-12 students and families in the time of COVID-19: Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 and psychosocial impacts of lockdown

Only authenticated UFL users will be able to access this Zoom seminar.

Caroline Erwin, Child Life Specialist, spends some time with Benjamin, five years old, creating art by syringe painting and also playing Foosball.


Sarah McKune, PhD

Dr. McKune is an assistant professor in Department of Environmental and Global Health at UF’s College of Public Health and Health Professions, as well as at UF’s Center for African Studies. Her areas of expertise include food security and nutrition, livelihood resilience, pastoralism, and the African Sahel.

Dr. Anthony Maurelli

Anthony Maurelli, PhD

Dr. Maurelli is a professor and associate chair of the Department of Environmental and Global Health. His areas of expertise include bacterial pathogenesis, bacterial genetics, and infectious disease surveillance.

Eric Nelson, MD, PhD

Dr. Nelson is a pediatric hospitalist and sees patients at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.  He is also currently on faculty at the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute and is an assistant professor with the UF Department of Pediatrics.