Bioscience Town Hall - Covid-19 Vaccines


The Event

November 18, 2020  |  2-3:30 pm (central time)

Join us as bioscience industry leaders provide a worldwide and state level update on COVID-19 vaccines. This unique town hall style event – sponsored by Amgen, PhRMA, and Merck – will provide an updated timeline on COVID-19 vaccines, anticipated supply chain constraints, distribution once a vaccine is approved, and more.

Join our virtual town hall to:

  • Hear from state and national experts on COVID-19 vaccine development, safety, and distribution
  • Learn about local clinical trials that are working to treat patients throughout the US and worldwide
  • Ask direct questions of and connect with industry leaders
  • Understand how Kansans can learn more about accessing affordable vaccines once approved by the FDA

Meet the Speakers

Mike Ybarra, MD, FACEP, FAPCR

Vice President, Advocacy and Strategic Alliances & Chief of Medical Affairs - PhRMA

Hannah Spann

Director of Healthcare Logistics - UPS

Alice Weingartner

Chief Strategy Officer - Community Care Network of Kansas

Barbara Pahud, MD, MPH

Director Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research - Children’s Mercy Kansas City Associate Professor of Pediatrics - UMKC School of Medicine & The University of Kansas Medical Center

Rick Couldry

Vice President, Pharmacy and Health Professions - The University of Kansas Health System

Connie Satzler

Immunize Kansas Coalition

Event Moderators

Sonia M. Hall, PhD

President & CEO - BioKansas

Dana Malick

Deputy Vice President, State Government Advocacy - PhRMA

Event Sponsors

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