Emma Kaishian ’19 to Speak about Impact of COVID-19 on Public Health

The event will be hosted by the Center for the Study of the Future of Education.

Emma Kaishian outside Columbia Mailman SchoolEmma Kaishian ’19 will speak about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health in a virtual presentation on Thursday, November 5 at 4:30 p.m.

The current COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people across the country to take a closer look at our public health system. On November 5, Kaishian will discuss current updates in vaccine development and how the pandemic will impact public health in the future.

Kaishian graduated from Manhattan College with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. She is pursuing a master’s degree in health policy at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Read more about Kaishian's work in an April 2020 story on manhattan.edu.

As part of her studies, Kaishian is also earning a certificate in child, youth and family health and working as a graduate assistant for a nationwide survey Columbia is conducting to assess healthcare barriers, outcomes and experiences for postpartum women. 

The presentation is open to the general public and can be accessed through Google Meet

For more information, contact Lisa Toscano, Ed.D., professor of kinesiology, and co-director of the Center for the Study of the Future of Education, at lisa.toscano@manhattan.edu

By Pete McHugh