AMOS presents Aug. 26 virtual panel discussion on COVID-19

Press release from Asheville Museum of Science:

Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) is hosting a Virtual Summer of Science event on COVID-19 to provide science, prospective, and learning opportunities through a unique panel discussion.

WHO: Rachael Sparks, AMOS Board President will lead the discussion where panelist cover the science as presently understood while giving a community, public health, and economic perspective.

Panelist include:

  • Dr. William Hathaway, Chief Medical Officer for HCA Healthcare and the head of the COVID-19 response team for Western North Carolina
  • Dr. Sarah Simmons, an epidemiologist and Senior Director of Science with Xenex Disinfection Services, a company that specializes in preventing the spread of COVID-19
  • Dr. Dara Bushman, a clinical psychologist and a survivor of COVID-19, who can talk personally about battling this virus and the mental health impacts associated with it
  • Dr. Kent Williamson, a vascular surgeon for Mission Health with first-hand experience treating COVID-19 patients.

WHAT: AMOS Summer of Science is a series of talk-show format episodes that bring scientists and science enthusiasts together for interesting and challenging topics surrounding Science, Technology, Engineering and Math while giving the community a fun way to support AMOS while remained closed to the public. The Summer of Science Series is being held twice a week during summer months and is sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hedrick Industries, Duke Energy Foundation, Baker Grading & Landscaping, Lancaster Law Firm, Gillespie Dental, and Holston Gases. Catch previous episodes and to learn about upcoming speakers visit:

WHEN: Wednesday, August 26, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Facebook Live – Asheville Museum of Science Page

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