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COVID-19: Separating Myths from Fact

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET.

Presenter:

Janice I.P. Lea, MD, MSc, FASN, FASH - Professor of Medicine, Chief Medical Director Emory Dialysis, Director of Telenephrology, and Clinical Specialist in Hypertension at Emory University School of Medicine, Renal Division

Biography:

Dr. Janice P. Lea, MD, MSc, FASN is a Professor of Medicine at Emory University and is board-certified in Nephrology and Hypertension.  Dr. Lea’s research and clinical expertise are in Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Health Disparities, and Dialysis. She is a nationally-renowned expert in Hypertension - designated a “Clinical Specialist in Hypertension” by the American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Lea also is designated a Master Clinician by Emory’s School of Medicine and serves as the Director of Telenephrology at Emory since 2017 and serves on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Kidney Patients.

Presentation Objectives:

The presenter will:

  • Identify what are myths and what are facts about COVID-19.
  • Discuss the legitimate concerns associated with each myth.