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Virtual Speaker Series - Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccines - Ruth Karron


Thu 01 / 14 / 2021
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM



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Open to all

Limited capacity: Registration Closed


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Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccines

Join Northwest Neighbors Village for an up-to-date discussion on the COVID-19 vaccines. Ruth Karron, M.D. will provide a brief overview and answer your questions. You won't want to miss this interactive program!

Dr. Karron is a Professor of International Health in the Bloomberg School of Public Health with a joint appointment in the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University.  Dr. Karron is a pediatric infectious diseases physician, virologist, and vaccinologist, and is Director of the Center for Immunization Research and the Johns Hopkins Vaccine Initiative.  Dr. Karron has substantial experience in the evaluation of respiratory virus vaccines in adult and pediatric populations.  

Dr. Karron is a leading vaccine expert, serving on national and international vaccine advisory committees for the FDA, CDC, the World Health Organization, GAVI (the global vaccine alliance), and COVAX.

Northwest Neighbors Village is a local non-profit dedicated to building a supportive community where older adults are valued and age with dignity. We are delighted to offer these programs for free to our neighbors, and keep you engaged and learning. To learn more about us or to support our efforts to enable older adults to thrive in Northwest, DC, please visit our homepage.

Thank you for your interest in our program!

During Covid-19, we have opened up much of our programming to the community. Our membership dues only account for 1/3 of our budget, and we rely on the support of generous donors to continue to create and share engaging programs with the community. If you enjoy this program, please consider making a donation to Northwest Neighbors Village.