Consider This! Simplifying the COVID-19 conversation

Consider This! Simplifying the COVID-19 conversation

Consider This! hosts Beidinger-Burnett and McDowell will talk to Notre Dame and community experts to explore COVID-19 issues in-depth, explaining the science and research that underpins each topic in an accessible manner.

Featured Speakers:

  • Heidi Beidinger-Burnett, Director, Eck Institute for Global Health Masters Program; Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame; President of the St. Joseph County Board of Health
  • Mary Ann McDowell, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Member of the Eck Institute for Global Health, University of Notre Dame
  • Marie Lynn Miranda, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost and Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame.
  • Brian Baker, Rev. John A. Zahm Professor and Department Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
  • Jeffery Schorey, George B. Craig Jr. Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
  • Dr. Mark Fox, Deputy Health Officer, St. Joseph County Department of Health
  • Professor David Leighton, Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
  • John B. “Jack” Swarbrick, Vice President and James E. Rohr Director of Athletics, University of Notre Dame
  • Patricia Bellia, William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Professor of Law and Chair, Faculty Board on Athletics, University of Notre Dame
  • Alex Perkins, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
  • Jenna Coalson, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
  • Kyle Bibby, Associate Professor and Wanzek Collegiate Chair, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame
  • Debra Stanley, Founder and Executive Director, Imani Unidad, Inc.
  • William Redman, Sheriff, St. Joseph County
  • Liz Rulli, Associate Vice President for Research, University of Notre Dame
  • Paul Hergenrother, Kenneth L. Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry, University of Notre Dame
  • Jim Conklin, President and Co-Founder, Cultivate Food Rescue
  • Marijo Martinec, Executive Director and CEO, Food Bank of Northern Indiana
  • Dr. Robert Einterz, Officer, St. Joseph County Department of Health
  • Shannon B. Cullinan, Executive Vice President, University of Notre Dame
  • David C. Bailey, Vice President for Strategic Planning and Institutional Research, University of Notre Dame

Series Description

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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 7 minutes Meet the Faculty Hosts Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Video 14 minutes Introduction to SARS-CoV-2 Mary Ann McDowell
Article 1 minute Notre Dame-based research coalition launches Indiana COVID-19 Registry Notre Dame News
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 10 minutes Introduction to SARS-CoV-2 Immunity Mary Ann McDowell
Video 8 minutes Introduction to COVID-19 Vaccines Mary Ann McDowell
Video 5 minutes Two COVID-19 Treatments Mary Ann McDowell
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 3 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 5 minutes Unmasked: Lab study shows which face coverings are effective Mark McCready
Video 8 minutes The Science of Droplet Transmission Mary Ann McDowell
Video 9 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 4 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 46 minutes Live Chat with Athletics Director Jack Swarbrick ND Loyal
Article 2 minutes Strong of Heart - Tricia Bellia Department of Athletics
Video 9 minutes What is a Close Contact? Mary Ann McDowell
Video 12 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 5 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 12 minutes Epidemiology Tutorial: R0 and Superspreaders Jenna Coalson
Video 13 minutes Epidemiological Modeling Tutorial Alex Perkins
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 6 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 8 minutes Detecting SARS-CoV-2 Mary Ann McDowell
Article 3 minutes Engineers and scientists study wastewater, focus short-term forecasts in response to pandemic Jessica Sieff, ND Media Relations
Video 10 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 7 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 89 minutes Racism Is A Health Crisis Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Video 12 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 8 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 11 minutes Testing Overview Mary Ann McDowell
Video 8 minutes PCR Testing Mary Ann McDowell
Video 6 minutes Antibody Testing Mary Ann McDowell
Video 6 minutes Antigen Testing Mary Ann McDowell
Article 1 minute HERE to conduct surveillance testing to keep the University open Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Video 10 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 9 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 9 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 2 minutes Preview for Week 10 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 8 minutes COVID-19 Vaccine Update Mary Ann McDowell
Video 11 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 1 minute Preview for Week 11 Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 11 minutes Tracking COVID-19 Data Heidi Beidinger-Burnett
Video 11 minutes Summary of Fall Semester Infections Mary Ann McDowell
Video 4 minutes Notre Dame COVID Dashboard Joshua Shrout
Video minutes View the Event Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell
Article Additional Resources Heidi Beidinger-Burnett and Mary Ann McDowell