Health professionals’ role and risks in tackling COVID-19 discussed at webinar
On May 13, at 6 pm, FGV’s School of Public Policy and Government will hold a webinar called “Health Professionals and the Fight Against COVID-19.” The event is part of a series of web seminars about “Public Policy: An Objective Look at the COVID-19 Crisis.” The speakers will be
Michelle Fernandez, of the University of Brasilia, and Gabriela Lotta, of FGV.
The webinar will present an overview of the role played by health professionals and the risks they face in directly fighting the COVID-19 epidemic. Michele Fernandez has an undergraduate degree in politics from the University of Brasilia and a doctorate in politics from the University of Salamanca in Spain. She is currently a professor and researcher at the University of Brasilia’s Political Science Institute and a researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Pernambuco.
Gabriela Lotta is an FGV professor and researcher in the field of public and government administration. She has a doctorate in politics from the University of Sao Paulo, as well as a master’s and undergraduate degree in public administration from FGV. She coordinates the Bureaucracy Studies Center (NEB) and lectures at the National Public Administration School (ENAP). She is a researcher at the Center for Studies of Metropolises (CEM). She is also the coordinator of the State and Public Policy thematic area at the Brazilian Political Science Association (ABCP) and the research director of the National Association for Teaching and Research in the Public Field (ANEP/CP).
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