Columbia University to host webinar on latest

Columbia University Department of Pediatrics and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital hold a webinar on October 20 at 6:00 PM on current developments in the impact of COVID-19 on children’s health and healthcare. The panelists, leaders in pediatric care and infectious disease experts, will cover key topics to help keep children healthy today during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Topics include vaccines and vaccinations, back-to-school care and safety, masks for children, Delta and other variants, the impact of the pandemic on mental health, long-term effects of COVID-19 on young patients and more. The conversation will be moderated by award-winning CBS medical correspondent Dr. Max Gomez, and attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions to the panelists.

Speakers from Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital will include:

Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, Chief of Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population and Family Health Marina Catallozzi, MD, MSCE, Vice President of Pediatric Education and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population and Family Health Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, Hospital Epidemiologist and Professor of Pediatrics Steve Ian Caddle, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Child and Adolescent Health Kanwal Farooqi, Physician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatric Cardiology

“Covid-19 is the defining health problem of our time, and we know that pediatricians and parents have many questions about keeping children safe, happy, and healthy as the pandemic continues and evolves,” said Jordan S. Orange, MD, PhD, chairman of pediatrics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and chief pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. “We are proud to present our expert doctors with extensive experience caring for children during the Covid-19 pandemic to help the public through this time.”

Register here to attend the webinar. Visit here to view past Columbia Children’s Health webinars.


About Columbia Children’s Health

For more than a century, Columbia University has been committed to making a difference in the lives of children. ColumbiaDoctors Children’s Health continues that exceptional tradition through affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, the top-rated children’s hospital in New York. ColumbiaDoctors Children’s Health is the trusted source and destination for treating some of the rarest, most complex childhood diseases affecting children in the Tristate region. With experts in all pediatric specialties, ColumbiaDoctors Children’s Health features more than 400 pediatric specialists known for combining the latest advances in medicine with compassionate, personalized care. Visit us at

[CP1]We can also trade in one of the panelists here, such as Melissa or Lisa; I recommend going with whoever is most likely to review and approve.

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