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COVID 19: Where The D.C. Region Stands: What The COVID-19 Numbers Tell Us
May 12, 2020, 4:30 PM — Join us in conversation for a panel discussion featuring Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD, Amanda Castel, MD, MPH, and Jennifer Joyner-Hall, PsyD.

The panelists will speak to us about COVID-19 and the impact it is having on the DC area. What do the COVID-19 numbers tell us about where the D.C. region stands? What are some of the racial disparities that are being seen in the region? What have been some of the emotional impacts Covid-19 is having on the region both for families and children? When we reopen, how do we reopen and what will DC look like when it reopens?
 
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Presenter Bios:
Dr. Lucile Adams-Campbell is the Associate Director for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research, Senior Associate Dean for Community Outreach and Engagement, and Professor of Oncology at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center. She received a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in Biomedical Science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, and received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Adams-Campbell has received numerous awards and honors including the election to the former Institute of Medicine (The National Academy of Medicine), and the Induction into the D.C. Hall of Fame for her research focus on Health Disparities.

Dr. Amanda D. Castel is a tenured Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at George Washington University. She previously Co-Directed the Master of Science in Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases (MSPHMEID). Dr. Castel's research focuses primarily on HIV and related infectious diseases. She teaches the Infectious Disease Epidemiology course and regularly mentors graduate students in public health. Dr. Castel received her undergraduate degree from Brown University, her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, her Masters of Public Health (International Health) from Johns Hopkins University, completed her Pediatric Residency at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and EIS and Preventive Medicine Residency at the CDC. She is board certified in general pediatrics, preventive medicine and public health, and a certified HIV provider. She is a volunteer physician at Children’s National Medical Center Special Immunology Clinic and the DC Department of Health Health and Wellness Center. Dr. Castel received her undergraduate degree from Brown University, her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, her Masters of Public Health (International Health) from Johns Hopkins University, completed her Pediatric Residency at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and EIS and Preventive Medicine Residency at the CDC. She is board certified in general pediatrics, preventive medicine and public health, and a certified HIV provider. She is a volunteer physician at Children’s National Medical Center Special Immunology Clinic and the DC Department of Health Health and Wellness Center.

Dr. Jennifer Joyner-Hall is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Washington DC. She specializes in treating depression and anxiety in adolescents and adults. She also works as a Parent Coordinator- a therapeutic professional who helps families thrive post divorce. Prior to entering full time private practice Dr. Joyner-Hall served as Clinical Director at D.C. Superior Court, Office of the Parent Coordinator and also provided School based Mental Health services to public schools located in Washington, D.C. and in New York, N.Y. Dr. Joyner-Hall lends her clinical expertise to various communities by serving on the Board of the Georgia Avenue Family Support Collaborative, DC Ward 4 Health Advisory Committee, and instructing at Montgomery College. Dr. Joyner-Hall received her Bachelor of Science from Howard University and her Doctorate from The George Washington University. She resides in DC with her husband and young children.