Dr. Alan Rowan is a public health expert and faculty at FSU’s Public Health Program. He has over 25 years of experience and has worked extensively in the area of infectious and chronic diseases, like the 2003 SARS pandemic. As an epidemiologist in the northwest Florida counties, Dr. Rowan helped create the Florida Epidemic Intelligence Service as well as the Aquatic Toxins program. He was also the Director for the Division of Health Access and Tobacco.
In this talk, Dr. Rowan will walk audiences through the evolution of a virus from an infectious disease to a global pandemic, focusing on the contact tracing efforts for COVID-19 at regional and global levels. He will also use past and current pandemics to provide lessons for identifying and intercepting future ones.
The talk will begin at 5pm. The Zoom invite will be sent 30 minutes prior to the event to registered participants from FSU.
Zoom registration link: bit.ly/eyw-rowan
Monday, September 28, 2020 at 5:00pm to 6:00pmVirtual Event