Watch the Archived Broadcast of NJCU's COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Town Hall

May 7, 2021
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On May 6, NJCU hosted a COVID-19 Town Hall, focusing on a question-and-answer session to help the NJCU and Jersey City community better understand the COVID-19 vaccines available and the nation's vaccination efforts.

A panel of eight with expertise in biological sciences, biotechnology, cell biology, clinical microbiology, contact tracing, COVID-19 response, epidemiology, health science, mimunology, microbiology, molecular virology, nursing, public health, and vaccine manufacturing participated and imparted knowledge that will help individuals with questions learn more.

Watch the archived broadcast on the NJCU YouTube Channel.

COVID 19 vaccines
Watch the NJCU COVID-19 vaccine town hall with a panel of experts.


Expert Panelists

Dr. Parisa Assassi, Assistant Professor/Health and Physical Education Queensborough Community College (CUNY)/Former Faculty at NJCU
Expertise: Epidemiology

Dr. Meriem Bendaoud, Assistant Professor/Biology   New Jersey City University  
Expertise: Microbiology

Dr. Gloria Boseman, Professor/Nursing
New Jersey City University
Expertise: Nursing/Public Health

Dr. Anthony Esposito, Associate Professor/Biology New Jersey City University
Expertise: Molecular Virology

Stacey L. Flanagan, Director, Department of Health & Human Services
City of Jersey City/Adjunct Faculty Member at NJCU Expertise: Health Science/COVID Response and Contact Tracing

Dr. John Grew, Professor/Biology 
New Jersey City University Expertise: Biological Sciences, Immunology and Cell Biology

Dr. Sanjay Koul, Assistant Professor Queensborough Community College (CUNY)/Former Adjunct Faculty at NJCU Expertise: Biotechnology and Vaccine Manufacturing

Dr. Scott Mittman, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences New Jersey City University
Expertise: Clinical Microbiology

Event Moderator
Luie Perez, 2021 Graduating Senior
New Jersey City University 
Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education

Read the full bios of each panelist.

Ira Thor
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