Online ECHO Clinic | April 30, 2020
Presentation Title: Indian Health Service COVID-19 Clinical Readiness and Patient Care
This presentation begins with a situation update by RADM Michael Toedt. Then, Dr. Jonathan Iralu, Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases, provides a clinical update on COVID-19. Finally, CAPT Tom Faber, Clinical Director of Zuni IHS Hospital, discusses the pathophysiology and clinical characteristics of COVID-19 in children, and how the public health response has affected children.
RADM Michael Toedt, MD, FAAFP, is the Chief Medical Officer for the Indian Health Service.
Jonathan Iralu, MD, FACP, is the Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases. He has a special interest in HIV, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted disease care in rural communities. His research has focused on undifferentiated febrile illness in the American Southwest and on rural HIV care delivery. Dr. Iralu has worked at the Gallup Indian Medical Center since 1994 and is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity in Boston, Massachusetts.
CAPT Tom Faber, MD, MPH, FAAP, is the Pediatrics Chief Clinical Consultant and Clinical Director of Zuni IHS Hospital.