SEIU COVID-19 Vaccine Forum Featuring Dr. Abdul El-Sayed
Jan 19th, 2021 6:00pm
Learn the science behind the COVID-19 Vaccine and get answers to your most pressing questions:
- Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe?
- What are the vaccine side-effects?
- Who developed the COVID-19 vaccine?
- How was the vaccine developed so quickly?
- Who is eligible to take the vaccine?
- And more
Featuring Dr. Abdul El-Sayed: Former candidate for Governor, Public Health Doctor, Epidemiologist, Educator, Author, & Podcast Host
As executive director of the Detroit Health Department, physician, epidemiologist, and environmental justice advocate Abdul El-Sayed was responsible for the health and safety of more than 670,000 Detroiters. In 2016, the Michigan League of Conservation Voters recognized him as Public Official of the Year. He stepped down from his city post in February to pursue statewide public office. Born and raised in the Detroit area, he earned a B.S. degree (2007) with highest distinction in biology and political science and delivered the University of Michigan student commencement address. After completing two years of graduate study at the U-M Medical School, he won a Rhodes Scholarship and went on to receive a doctorate in public health from the University of Oxford and a M.D. degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.