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COVID-19 Health Briefing and On the Pandemic Podcast

RBHS Chancellor Brian Strom and Mary Marchetta O'Dowd, Executive Director of Health Systems and Population Health Integration at RBHS, are the hosts of two series designed to help us all better understand the landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Health Briefing

The COVID-19 Health Briefing, hosted by Chancellor Brian Strom, offers important information on COVID-19-related topics ranging from the state of the pandemic to health agency guidance, campus testing news, clinical updates, and other news.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Topic: Update on Omicron Variant

Featured Guest:
Martin Blaser, MD
Director, Center for Biotechnology and Medicine
Henry Rutgers Chair of the Human Microbiome
Professor, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

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On the Pandemic Podcast

On the Pandemic is a podcast series, hosted by Mary Marchetta O'Dowd, in which university experts and leaders in health examine the critical challenges we face in our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen to previous episodes or read RutgersCast episode transcripts

 


Previous Episodes

Past COVID-19 Health Briefings

December 2, 2021 - Omicron, Boosters, and Vaccines for Children

Featured Guest:
Reynold A. Panettieri, MD
Vice Chancellor for Translational Medicine and Science
Director, Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science
Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

November 4, 2021 - Federal Contract Vaccine Mandate

Featured Guest:
Vicente Gracias, M.D.
Vice President for Health Affairs, Rutgers University
Senior Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

October 7, 2021 - To Boost or Not to Boost: What Does the Science Say?

Featured Guest:
Jeffrey Carson, M.D.
RBHS Provost - New Brunswick
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Richard C. Reynolds, M.D., Chair in General Internal Medicine

September 9, 2021 - Repopulating Rutgers Fall 2021

Featured Guest:
Antonio Calcado
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer

May 13, 2021 - COVID-19, Research, and Rutgers: What Does the Future Hold?

Featured Guest:
David Alland, M.D., M.Sc.
Professor and Chief, Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
New Jersey Medical School

Director, Center for COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

 

April 29, 2021 - Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

Featured Guest:
Valerie Fitzhugh, MD
Associate Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Pathology
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

April 15, 2021 - Fall Semester Planning

Featured Guest:
Antonio M. Calcado
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer

April 1, 2021 - Path Forward for a Vibrant Academic Fall Semester

Featured Guest:
Prabhas V. Moghe
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Distinguished Professor

March 18, 2021 - COVID-19: Reflections on the Pandemic Year

Featured Guest:
Jonathan Holloway
President, Rutgers University

March 4, 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Emergency Use Authorization of Johnson & Johnson's Single Dose Vaccine

Featured Guest:
Jeffrey Carson, MD
RBHS Provost - New Brunswick
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Richard C. Reynolds, MD, Chair in General Internal Medicine

February 18, 2021 - Rutgers Vaccination Planning Update

Featured Guest:
Vicente Gracias, MD
Vice President for Health Affairs, Rutgers University
Senior Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

February 4, 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccines: How Does J&J's New Trial Results Impact the Choice of Vaccine?

Featured Guest:
Jeffrey Carson, MD
RBHS Provost - New Brunswick
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Richard C. Reynolds, MD, Chair in General Internal Medicine

January 21, 2021 - Statewide Vaccination Rollout and Implementation

Featured Guest:
Vicente Gracias, MD
Vice President for Health Affairs, Rutgers University
Senior Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

January 7, 2021 - Update on the Pandemic and Vaccination Rollout

Featured Guest:
Jeffrey Carson, MD
RBHS Provost - New Brunswick
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Richard C. Reynolds, MD, Chair in General Internal Medicine

December 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Health Briefing

 

 

 

On the Pandemic Podcast Episodes 

November 16, 2021 - Season 2, Episode 3: What to Expect this Holiday Season

October 19, 2021 - Season 2, Episode 2: Back in the Game

September 14, 2021 - Season 2, Episode 1: Back on Campus/Back in the Classroom

May 20, 2021 - Episode 10: What to Expect This Summer

May 6, 2021 - Episode 9: Lessons Learned from Around the Globe

April 22, 2021 - Episode 8: Kids, School, COVID

April 8, 2021 – Episode 7: The NJMS Call Center – What are New Jerseyans asking about?

March 25, 2021 – Episode 6: Trust: How It Affects Testing

March 11, 2021 – Episode 5: A Year of Reflection and a Vision for the Future

February 25, 2021 – Episode 4: Emotional Impact and Resiliency

February 11, 2021 – Episode 3: Life on Campus

January 27, 2021 – Episode 2: Impact of COVID-19 on our Health Care/Public Health Workforce

January 14, 2021 – Episode 1: Statewide Vaccine Distribution and Safety