We are pleased to announce the opening plenary speakers for the 2021 ASPPH Annual Meeting, Drs. William Foege, professor emeritus, global health, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, and Helene Gayle, president and CEO, Chicago Community Trust. As co-chairs of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Equitable Allocation of Vaccine for the Novel Coronavirus, Drs. Foege and Gayle will discuss the committee’s recommendations for a four-phased approach for allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine, risk communication and strategies, global considerations, and related public health issues.
The 2021 ASPPH Annual Meeting will be held virtually March 23-25. Additional speakers and programming will be announced in the coming weeks and cover a wide range of academic public health issues. Registration opens in January 2021.