A Fireside Chat with Renowned Pandemic Expert Michael Osterholm


COVID-19 Grand Rounds for the 2022-23 academic year begins with a fireside chat with Professor Michael Osterholm, one of the world’s leading experts on COVID and pandemics more generally. Among other things, we discuss the current state of the pandemic, the new boosters, the “one shot a year” strategy, masking, Paxlovid rebound, long COVID, and how COVID has influenced our pandemic preparedness.

Speaker: Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH is Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Medical School, all at the University of Minnesota. In 2020-21, Dr. Osterholm served on President-elect Biden’s COVID-19 Transition Advisory Board.

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