Differential population impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) is working at the forefront of research and patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this online event, part of our series of AHSC Covid-19 seminars, two medical professionals will talk about the direct and indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on different groups of people. The seminar will be live and open to all.
Shevanthi Nayagam is a Consultant Hepatologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and a Fellow at the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Diseases, where she is currently leading one of the workstreams of the Imperial College COVID-19 Hospitalisation and Economics group.
Sophie Coronini-Cronberg is a Consultant in public health at Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, Implementation Lead for NIHR ARC North West London, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health. She is the co-author of Health inequalities: the hidden cost of COVID-19 in NHS hospital trusts? and COVID-19 is magnifying the digital divide, articles that explore the nature of health inequalities relating to the response to COVID-19 and suggests approaches to reduce them.
Register for the event here.