Resources and Outreach/Service related to COVID-19

For University of Maine

Science and Medicine Bulletins

Kristy Townsend was the lead organizer for the creation of science and medicine research updates related to COVID-19, originally written as Bulletins for Bangor Public Health (BPH), and then posted publicly at UMaine’s website:

UMaine science and medicine updates

UMaine System Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

Townsend was one of 5 UMaine System faculty appointed by Chancellor Malloy to serve as scientific advisors for UMaine’s COVID-19 related planning. UMaine President Ferrini-Mundy served as Chair of this Board.

SAB Podcast:

Vice President for Research – Research Continuity Task Force

Kristy Townsend served as a faculty member on this Task Force to assist with research ramp-up following COVID-19 shutdowns in Spring 2020

COVID-19 Research Continuity Task Force

Health Science Communication Advice

Townsend presented at the Northern Light Health’s Zoom Series: Safe Return to Business, about Health Science Communication during COVID-19.

Materials for Download

SAB and Bulletin Graphics

Selected PDFs of infographics and slides created by the Scientific Advisory Board and/or for the UMaine COVID-19 Bulletins

Slide Deck – Health Science Communication

Advice from the experts, citations and resources, aimed at communicating the health science of COVID-19 to schools and others.