February 2021

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Peer Plus Founder Phyllis Rodgers and Dr. Lisa Vinci, from The University of Chicago Medicine, appeared on "Senior Talk with Clara Hubbard" on February 22, 2021, to discuss issues related to COVID-19, Long-Hauler Syndrome and to promote the upcoming zoom event on February 25th.

In honor of Black History Month, Peer Plus Education and Training Advocates, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence and CISCRP (Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation) presented a FREE community engagement event.  This virtual health event featured a panel of experts to answer questions about COVID-19 and oncology research, as well as share stories of COVID-19 survivors who have experienced long-hauler syndrome.  Featured panelists included:

• Luckson Mathieu, MD, FDA

• Harpreet Singh, MD, FDA

• Deborah Burnet, MD, MA, UChicago Medicine

Phyllis L. Rodgers, Founder & CEO, Peer Plus ETA

• Rea Blakey, Moderator, FDA Oncology Center of Excellence