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Long COVID Symposium | Understanding long COVID syndrome – clinical, social and policy perspectives

11:30 am to 4:30 pm

The Arizona Center for Rural Health is committed to building workforce capacity for addressing health care issues impacting rural and underserved communities across Arizona. In partnership with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty, CRH is hosting this symposium to increase awareness of long COVID cause, prevalence, clinical manifestations and management among health care professionals.

For medical and health professionals, practitioners and community leaders.

Space is limited to 30 attendees. Fee: $75.00

11:30 a.m. Lunch
12 - 4 p.m. Program

  • "Opening remarks"
    Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, University of Arizona
  • "Epidemiology of long COVID"
    Danielle Avila, MD, University of Arizona
  • "Clinical manifestations of long COVID"
    Puneet Shroff, MD, University of Arizona
  • "Community health worker workforce policy: Meeting the moment in health equity in Arizona post COVID-19"
    Samantha Sabo, DrPH, Northern Arizona University
  • "Vaccines and long COVID"
    Elizabeth Connick, MD, University of Arizona
  • "Long COVID: Payers, partnerships and emerging policy implications"
    Mark Carroll, MD, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • "Mental health consequences of long COVID: Where do we go from here?"
    Dr. Denise Rodriguez Esquivel, PhD, University of Arizona



To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
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11:30 am to 4:30 pm
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 11:30am


Faculty, Community
University of Arizona Health Sciences


Tucson area
Phoenix area
High Country Conference Center
201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86001


Brenda Lambert
College of Medicine – Tucson