The Real Deal on COVID-19

What flattening the curve really means and how to protect yourself and others.

With so much information flying around it’s hard to know what to do anymore. Join Dr. Aimee Bernard and Jaclyn Anderson as they dive into the basics of the virus. Everything from risk factors to how to keep you and your family safe.

Dr. Aimee Pugh-­Bernard has a broad background in cellular immunology and molecular biology, with specific expertise in human immunology, having attained a doctorate in the developmental regulation of human B cells and the autoimmune disorder Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). As the Assistant Director for the Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative (HI3) Aimee has utilized her experience as an immunologist with expertise in human B cell development and autoimmunity, her expertise as an educator and communicator of science, and her organizational and program building skills to develop the research and clinical infrastructure necessary to create an all-­inclusive, premier facility for the discovery and use of human immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases.

Jaclyn Anderson is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Prior to medical school, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Business Administration at California State University, Sacramento. She has been involved in numerous research studies ranging from organic chemistry, wound healing, diversity of beauty, and most recently, research surrounding the skin manifestations and co-occurring health conditions affected by COVID-19. Jaclyn is also the Student Course Director for the COVID-19 Clinical Course at the University of Colorado and volunteers with the student run DAWN clinic and Colorado Skin Cancer Task Force.

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