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 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.
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
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.