After Dark Online: Race and COVID-19

Thursday, July 9, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT

Adults Only (18+)

Free online event: Join below or via YouTube or Facebook

It’s well-documented that African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans are overrepresented in cases of, and deaths from, COVID-19. Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Jennifer Frazier in conversation with Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo as they discuss why this disease is having a disproportionate impact on these communities and what steps we can take to lessen that impact. 

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Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She co-founded the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, a research center focused on discovery, implementation, policy, advocacy, and community engagement for communities at risk for poor health and inadequate healthcare. 

Jennifer Frazier is a cell biologist whose current obsessions include plankton and data visualization. She received her PhD from UCSF and has been at the Exploratorium since 2004, focusing on finding new ways to help visitors explore worlds they normally can’t see. Before joining the Exploratorium, she created exhibits, multimedia, and documentary films at NOVA, the National Academy of Sciences, and several multimedia companies.