Past Presentation

COVID-19 Clinical Update | January 5, 2022

Date of Presentation: January 5, 2022

Type: Past Presentation  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: COVID-19 ECHO Programs  

Keywords: #covid clinical updates  

In this presentation we hear clinical updates on COVID-19 from Dr. Harry Brown and Dr. Jorge Mera.


Presenter Bio:

Dr. Harry Brown and Dr. Jorge Mera

Harry J. Brown is a retired Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service. He spent over 26 years in uniform, and all of his career was spent in the Indian Health Service. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and completed a residency in family medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Harry is board certified in family medicine. He served as the Chief Medical Officer for the Nashville Area from 2007 – 2014, and as Acting Chief Medical Officer for the Billings Area for 2015. He currently works as a hospitalist for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in Cherokee, NC, and as a medical epidemiologist for the United South and Eastern Tribes in Nashville, TN as part of their Tribal Epidemiology Center.

Dr. Jorge Mera is the Director of Infectious Diseases for Cherokee Nation Health Services (CNHS), the largest tribally operated health care system in the United States. He completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Infectious Diseases. During recent years Jorge’s efforts have been dedicated to organizing the Cherokee Nation HCV elimination program, as well as the HIV/HCV ECHO project. He is also the Director of the HIV clinic since 2012 and the Principal Investigator of the End the HIV Epidemic for the CNHS. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine of the Oklahoma State University Health Science Center and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

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