Online ECHO Clinic | May 21, 2020
Presentation Title: IHS COVID-19 Clinical Readiness and Patient Care
Dr. Jeff McCollum, Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention for the Indian Health Service, provides a situation report on COVID-19. Then, Dr. Jon Iralu, Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases at IHS, provides a clinical update. Finally, Dr. Chris Fore, Director of TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellent introduces a panel discussion on providing telehealth care in response to COVID-19.
Jeff McCollum, DVM, MPH, is the Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention 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.
Chris Fore, PhD, is the Director of TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellent at Indian Health Service.