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The State of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: Discussion with Yale Professor Jason L. Schwartz PhD and Sarah J. Dash, MPH ‘01
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM EST
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Yale Club of DC Event

 

The State of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout:
Discussion with Yale Professor Jason L. Schwartz PhD and Sarah J. Dash, MPH ‘01

 

Thursday, March 25, 2021

6:30-7:30pm


This meeting will be conducted on Zoom.  Instructions will be provided upon registration

Join the Yale Club of Washington, DC for a conversation about the COVID-19 Rollout with Yale School of Public Health Professor Jason L. Schwartz and Sarah J. Dash, MPH ’01, President and CEO at the Alliance for Health Policy.  How did we get to where we are and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead?


About the Speakers

Jason L. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine. His research examines vaccines and vaccination policy, decision-making health care and public health, and scientific expert advice to government. He is currently a member of the State of Connecticut Governor's COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Groupon which he a co-chair of its Science Subcommittee, and his recent publications on COVID-19 vaccine regulation and policy have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, and BMJ. Schwartz is a graduate of Princeton University, where he received an A.B. in classics, and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Ph.D. in the history and sociology of science and a master's degree (MBE) in bioethics. 

Sarah J. Dash is the president and chief executive officer at the Alliance for Health Policy. She drives the mission and vision of the Alliance, as well as advances and maintains the reputation of the organization as the leading nonpartisan resource for policymakers and health leaders in an evolving health policy environment. Sarah joined the Alliance in 2014 as the vice president for policy and became president and CEO in May 2017. Sarah has long been an influential force in shaping health policy, having served as a senior aide on Capitol Hill and as a member of the research faculty at the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms. Sarah holds a master’s degree in public health from the Yale School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and literature from MIT. Sarah also holds an executive certificate in nonprofit management from Georgetown University.


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