COVID-19 Vaccine: Mason Students Ask Health Experts
What should you expect when you get your COVID-19 vaccination? Join George Mason Honors College students as they ask their top questions to a panel of healthcare professionals on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 7:30pm EST. Panelists from Mason’s Student Health Services and the Fairfax County Health Department will discuss where and how students can register for an appointment, what to expect when you are vaccinated, what to do if you experience side effects, and more.
This online event is open to Mason students, faculty, staff, and Mason family members. Registration is required.
Mason students register via Mason360: http://cglink.me/2d7/r1085843
Mason faculty, families, and community members register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-vaccine-mason-students-ask-health-experts-tickets-151657853723
Registered participants will receive a Zoom invitation the day of the event.
Dr. Zubair Saeed, MD, MPH
Zubair Saeed holds a MD in medicine and MPH in epidemiology. As a Community Health Specialist with the Fairfax County Health Department for the past 12 years, Saeed has focused on public health outreach to the Muslim, Middle Eastern, and Indian communities as well as English speaking populations.
Dr. Lisa Park, MD, MPH
Lisa Park, MD, MPH, is the Executive Director of Student Health Services at George Mason University. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout planning for a safe return to campus, Park has served as a medical advisor to university leadership and multiple university departments and as lead liaison to the Fairfax County Health Department.
Eileen Neunaber, BSN, RN
Eileen Neunaber is a registered nurse and the Immunization and Allergy Specialist with Mason Student Health Services. Neunaber has extensive experience providing vaccinations to young adults, including recently at the Mason vaccine clinics.
Heidi Lawrence, PhD
Heidi Lawrence is an Associate Professor of English and the Director for the Master’s concentration in Professional and Technical Writing at George Mason University. Lawrence is the author of Vaccine Rhetorics, which applies the tools of rhetoric to public arguments about vaccines, with a goal of elucidating why people are persuaded to believe the things they believe about vaccines, medicine, and health.