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Long COVID-19 the focus of Oct. 14 virtual lecture

Public invited to participate in live-streamed Marquam Talk
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Learn about long COVID-19 during a virtual lecture. (Getty Images)

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WHAT:

OHSU’s virtual lecture series, Marquam Talks, will explore the condition known as long COVID-19, which involves a variety of symptoms such as fatigue, breathing problems and imbalance for more than a month after patients contract the novel coronavirus. Providers involved in the OHSU Long COVID-19 Program will explain the condition and current treatment options. Speakers will include:

  • Jacqueline Bernard, M.D., associate professor of neurology, OHSU School of Medicine, quality chief and clinical vice-chair, OHSU Department of Neurology, OHSU Long COVID-19 Program workgroup member
  • Eric Herman, M.D., assistant professor of family medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, OHSU chief primary care and population health officer, OHSU Long COVID-19 Program executive director
  • Aluko Hope, M.D., associate professor of pulmonary and critical care, OHSU School of Medicine, OHSU Long COVID-19 Program medical director
  • Jeff Schlimgen, P.T., supervisor, OHSU Outpatient Physical Therapy, OHSU Long COVID-19 Program physical therapy guidelines co-leader

WHEN:

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Pacific time, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021

WHERE:

This event will be live-streamed.

DETAILS:

This talk will include a ~20-minute presentation by these OHSU experts, followed by a question-and-answer session. Viewers are asked to register and submit questions in advance. More information is on the Marquam Talks website.

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