February 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Ozarks Biological Society will present an informational event titled, “Health and Wellness: Outlook of the Coronavirus,” from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, in the Rogers Conference Center.
The event will feature virologist Rebekah Honce, a Ph.D. candidate in biomedical sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and a graduate research assistant at St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis. The event will also feature a panel made up of Honce, local physician Dr. Bobby Noonan and University officials in food service and physical plant.
Crystal Oudomvilay, co-president of the Ozarks Biological Society, said the goal of the event is to provide the campus community and public better and more accurate information about the Coronavirus.
“The outbreak of the Coronavirus has become a high-profile topic that many people are concerned about,” she said. “However, with the advancements of technology, the use of different social media outlets has created inaccurate coverage on the outbreak. We want to inform students and the public about the Coronavirus and how other epidemics and pandemics are controlled and taken care of from different perspective fields, such as science, healthcare, food service, institutional maintenance and the public health system.”