Respiratory Viruses Update: COVID -19 and RSV PSSNY Summer Conference
At the completion of the activity, the participant will be able to:
Identify the potential long-term impacts of SARS-CoV-2 infection and discuss the latest approaches to diagnose and manage patients with long COVID symptoms.
State updates to the clinical considerations for COVID-19 vaccination.
Discuss the risk factors, health impact, and potential complications of RSV infection in older adults and young children.
State existing clinical data on the safety and efficacy of available, and investigational, RSV vaccines
Dr. Eric Yager is an Associate Professor of Microbiology in the Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS). At ACPHS, Dr. Yager instructs several courses in the life sciences (Immunology, Virology, Microbiology Lab, Biomedical Laboratory Techniques, Introduction to Flow Cytometry) and serves as Program Director of the College’s Pre-Pharmacy Program. As a faculty member of the College’s Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training (CBET), Dr. Yager is involved with student instruction, the development of workshops for workforce training, and helping to identify opportunities for partnerships and collaborations in industry and academia. Dr. Yager
has over 20 years of experience in the areas of virology, immunology, antibody-based therapies, anti-virals, and vaccines. Dr. Yager has authored 27 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters, has given invited talks at several regional and national scientific conferences, and has been interviewed by several local and national media outlets. Dr. Yager is also enthusiastic about educating individuals on viruses and vaccines, as demonstrated by his continuing guest spot on talk radio to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and his public webinars on the 1918 flu pandemic.
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