Sep 01

The Latest on Covid: Mutations, Booster Shots & More


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Can booster shots help curb the Delta variant? Hear from BGU’s leading public health experts about the latest COVID-19 developments and find out how a Delta outbreak might unfold in groups with different vaccination rates.
Prof. Nadav Davidovitch, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director, School of Public Health at Ben-Gurion University
Dr. Anat Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Department of Health Policy Management
Moderated by:
Doug Seserman
Americans for Ben-Gurion University CEO
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Wednesday, September 01, 2021

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

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Prof. Nadav Davidovitch

Prof. Nadav Davidovitch, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is director of the School of Public Health at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, chair of the Center for Health Policy Research in the Negev and advisor to the Israeli government on coronavirus policy. He represents Israel at the European Public Health Association and recently became the interim chair of the Israeli Association of Public Health Physicians. Prof. Davidovitch’s research focuses on various aspects of health policy, combining his multidisciplinary training as an epidemiologist and public health physician with his research expertise in the sociology of health and public health ethics.


Anat Rosenthal is a medical anthropologist and a senior lecturer at the Department of Health Policy Management, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences and the Tamar Golan Africa Center at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Her research focuses on global health policy and healthcare delivery in resource-limited environments. She has conducted fieldwork in Israel, Malawi and Zimbabwe on the social and cultural effects of AIDS, healthcare delivery in resource-limited settings, national and international health policy, and undocumented migration.