School, Diabetes & the Vaccine: A Virtual Town Hall

Date: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM

Venue: ZOOM


On Thursday, August 19, 2020 we held a free, interactive virtual town hall where parents, grandparents and caregivers got answers to COVID-19 and vaccine-related concerns, tips on developing an action plan for your child at school, including 504 plan considerations, safety during sports activities, limited access to the school nurse, fears and emotional issues, and so much more. Click below to watch a recording of the session.

Thank you to our panel of experts and moderator:

Janine Sanchez, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Diabetes Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Aleida M. Saenz, APRN, FNP-BC, CDCES, Director, Patient Education, University of Miami, Diabetes Research Institute

Dara Melnick, Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years 

Discussion and live Q&A moderated by: 

Jay Skyler, MD, MACP, Deputy Director of Clinical Research and Academic Programs at the Diabetes Research Institute

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