COVID-19 Webinar Series

COVID-19 Webinar Series

This virtual event series will convene experts in public health, digital health and data analysis to address various aspects of the current COVID-19 Pandemic. It will also provide insights from educators with digital and online training expertise to help you prepare for the new normal.

Events are free and open to the public. Topics will evolve as the pandemic and its response evolves.


Talks will each last 1 hour and each one will address a different topic. Topics include:

  • Analysis of current sources of COVID-19 country data
  • Digital health opportunities in the era of COVID-19
  • Techniques and best practices for convening virtual events
  • and more...

Have a topic you want to share? Reach out to and let us know.

Confirmed Events

Past events:

  • Dr. Joel Selanikio Dr. Joel will be speaking about data sources and data visualization lies in the era of of COVID-19 response. Tuesday March 24th at 10am ET. Watch link of recorded talk here.
  • Erica Troncoso. Erica works as a Technical Advisor at Jhpiego on digital health and frontier solutions. She will be speaking about the role of virtual reality in health care training, case studies, challenges and possibilities in the era of COVID-19. Thursday April 9th at 11am ET. Watch link of recorded talk here.

Next event:

  • Ben Bellows and Jessica Heinzelman. Ben and Jessica work for digital health startup Nivi, which has reached over 3 million people with its COVID-19 chats via FB Messenger and WhatsApp. They will discuss how to engage populations at scale despite restricted movement; population-level insights on COVID-19 knowledge, attitudes, and behavior; and how they adapted the askNivi service to address the COVID-19 challenges. Wednesday June 17 at 11am ET. Watch here!

Next Session

None upcoming...