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Public Health Portland Style: Covering COVID-19: The Pandemic in Oregon Viewed Through a Journalist’s Lens
September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The popular eight-part panel discussion series Public Health Portland Style returns this fall with a new slate of public health issues that affect Portland, our state, and the nation. Join faculty experts from the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, community and industry leaders, and those with lived experiences for discussions on issues ranging from substance abuse to racism, climate change to colonialism, and rural health to Covid-19. Presented virtually every third Wednesday from September through May (no event in December), Public Health Portland Style is free and open to all. View the entire season series here.
To live stream the event, visit the OHSU Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OHSUedu.
Covering COVID-19: The Pandemic in Oregon Viewed Through a Journalist’s Lens
6:30pm to 8pm, Thursday, September 17, 2020
Three leading figures in Oregon media discuss the story of COVID-19 through the lens of the journalists who are covering the pandemic and all of its economic, educational, social, policy, and infrastructure impacts on our state. What is the experience of covering this type of public health story and what does it tell us about where we are as a state and as communities?
Dr. Liana Winett, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Therese Bottomly, Editor of The Oregonian / OregonLive and Vice President of Content for Oregonian Media Group
Anna Griffin, News Director for Oregon Public Broadcasting
Dr. Regina Lawrence, Associate Dean of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication in Portland