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Is COVID-19 airborne? A Q&A with Chad Roy, PhD and Ed Zuroweste, MD

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Edward

Zuroweste

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Founding Medical Director

Migrant Clinicians Network

Ed Zuroweste, MD is the Founding Medical Director for Migrant Clinicians Network. He was present for the first official meeting of Migrant Clinicians Network in 1985 and has been consistently involved with the organization since that time. Dr. Zuroweste began his work with migrants as a partner in a private practice in Chambersburg, PA. He later became the Medical Director of Keystone Health Center, a large Migrant and Community Health Center in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. While attending to his administrative responsibilities, Dr. Zuroweste also maintained a full-time clinical practice in family practice and obstetrics, including full hospital privileges in Pediatrics, Adult Medicine, and Obstetrics. In addition to his work with MCN, Dr. Zuroweste is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he directs an International Rural Health Elective in Honduras. Dr. Zuroweste is also the staff physician for seven County Health Department tuberculosis clinics, Pennsylvania Department of Health and he currently acts as the Tuberculosis Medical Consultant for the PA Dept. of Health ; a Clinical Consultant for three separate consulting firms; and serves as a Locum Tenem family physician for multiple sites. Dr. Zuroweste has worked for the World Health Organization (WHO) on two separate short term assignments; the first in 2009-2010 as a Special Medical Consultant during the H1N1 influenza pandemic, and in 2014 as a Special Medical Consultant with the Ebola Response Team in Guinea and Sierra Leone, West Africa. Dr. Zuroweste has traveled extensively in Central America, especially Honduras and Guatemala both for teaching and pleasure. He has also traveled to Europe, South America, and the Caribbean. Dr. Zuroweste is married with three children. When not working, Dr. Zuroweste enjoys long distance running, listening to great music, great movies and concerts, working out of doors, and traveling with family and friends to far-off locations.

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Chad Roy
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Dr. Chad Roy is a microbiologist and director of the infectious disease aerobiology and biodefense research programs at Tulane University’s National Primate Center. He has focused his career on respiratory health and the aerobiology of airborne infectious diseases; specifically, on gaining a better understanding of aerosol infection in the context of the development and application of preclinical disease models; the majority of efforts are directed in the use of the nonhuman primate for this purpose. He is currently engaged in COVID-19 research, including serving as principal investigator of a $10.3 million National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate the nation's most promising vaccines and treatments to combat the disease.

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