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Ask the Experts - Session 11 with Dr. Jessica Taaffe

Join iCAN and Dr. Anthony Chang to ask Dr. Jessica Taaffe your questions!

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Ask the Experts - Session 11 with Dr. Jessica Taaffe
Ask the Experts - Session 11 with Dr. Jessica Taaffe

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Sep 04, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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About The Event

Hello iCAN Ask the Experts Attendees,

Thank you for joining us!  

Topic:  Ask the Experts - Session 11

Host:  iCAN and Dr. Anthony Chang and Dr. Jessica Taaffe

Date/Time:  September 4th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. eastern time zone

Cost:  FREE 

Ages:  Kids of all ages and interested community members are invited to attend


Advanced Registration will be open at and an RSVP through this event page is required to participate through our event.  

Registration closes at 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the event.  All participants will be emailed a safe and secure link to access this virtual event before the event begins at 10:00 a.m. eastern time zone.  

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Dr. Jessica Taaffe is on a mission to advance global health through science. A PhD microbiologist, she works with researchers and policymakers to interpret, communicate, and apply scientific evidence to global health programs. Dr. Taaffe has worked at the NIH, researching malaria in monkeys; as a World Bank consultant, providing evidence on how to improve HIV programs to global policymakers; and she has written high-level HIV reports for the United Nations. Jessica is passionate about strengthening the scientific community’s voice on public platforms. She shares her knowledge through social media and has been featured in popular podcasts. She was a science expert and host of the YouTube show This Week in Global Health. Her opinion pieces have been published in leading science and health media outlets such as PLoS Blogs and Global Health Now. Jessica lives in Washington, DC with her husband, White German Shepherd, and two cats. She sings with the St. Matthew’s Cathedral Schola, often rocks a bold red lip, and owns a lot of hats. For more info, check out:

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