COVID-19 Symposium

August 15, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

12:00-12:15 PM - COVID-19 and the Research Response

Anthony Fauci, MD Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Chief of Laboratory of Immunoregulation

National Institute of Health (NIH)


12:15-12:45 PM - Pathophysiology of COVID-19 and role of chemoprophylaxis

Mobeen Syed, M.D., M.S

CEO and Founder drbeen


12:45-1:15 - Current update on diagnostic testing of COVID -19 and medical management of COVID -19

John Sinnott, MD, FACP

Professor and Chair, College of Medicine

University of South Florida


1:15- 1:30 - Management of COVID 19 patients in ICU

Nirav B. Patel MD

Pulmonologist in Baycare Health system, Advent Health and Tampa General


1:30-1:45 - Myocardial Injury, Biomarkers and Echo and Lung Ultrasound Findings in COVID-19 

Navin C. Nanda, MD, DSc (Hon)

Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular diseases

University of Alabama at Birmingham


1:45- 2:15 - Cardiovascular Manifestations of COVID-19

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Cardiology


2:15-2:30 - COVID-19 and Pediatric Hyper-inflammatory syndrome

Lara S. Shekerdemian, MD 

Chief, Critical Care, Texas Children’s Hospital


2:30-2:45 - COVID-19 respiratory failure in Pediatric ICU:  Role of ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)

Erika O’Neil, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Intensivist, Texas Children’s Hospital


2:45-3:00 - COVID-19 and Biologic disaster Preparedness

Amy Sharon Arrington, MD, PhD

Section Chief, Global Biologic Preparedness

Medical Director Special Isolation unit, Texas Children’s Hospital


3:00-3:15 - COVID-19 Crisis “Use of Telemedicine, Remote monitoring, Chatbot Technology”

Nishant Anand, MD, FACEP

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Baycare Hospitals


3:15-3:30 - Update on Covid Vaccination: Part 1“Development and Future”

Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, PhD

Director of the Global Health and Emerging Pathogen Institute

Professor, Department of Microbiology

Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY


3:30-4:00 - Update of COVID-19 Vaccination: Part 2 “Review of all potential Vaccines and Clinical Trials”

Nirmal S. Sharma, MD

Co-Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Member of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


4:00-4:15 - New Innovation in COVID-19 Screening

Fazal Fazlin, Scientist

CEO, Kaligia Biosciences


4:15-4:30 Question and Answers on COVID symposium

4:15-4:30 FAPI Election

4:25-4:30 President-Elect FAPI Speech: Dr. Arthi Sanjeevi


4:30-4:45 COVID-19 Pandemic

A Hospital System’s Response to COVID-19

Ravi Chari, MD 

President, HCA Healthcare, West Florida


4:45-5:00  “Strings Are Attached:  The Government’s COVID-19 Bailout Programs and False Claims Act Risks for Health Care Practitioners”

Sean O'Connell, Esq

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Richmond, VA 23219

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