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March 2022 Chapter Meeting with Pandemic Expert, Dr. Lehnertz with MDH

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WHO CAN ATTEND: This Meeting is open to InfraGard members and guests.

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1:00PM  – 3:00 PM

Speaker Information:

Dr. Nick Lehnertz, MN Department of Health Infectious Disease Epidemiologist

Nicholas Lehnertz, MD, contributed to the development of the genomic toolkit and case studies on COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities and meat processing plants in Minnesota. These case studies demonstrate the value of whole-genome sequencing for understanding SARS-CoV-2 transmission patterns.

Dr. Lehnertz is a Medical Specialist in Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control at the Minnesota State Department of Health. His current interests are using epidemiology and genomic sequencing to understand SARS-CoV-2 transmission patterns, clinical characteristics of pre-symptomatic infection in residents of long-term care facilities, and reinfections with SARS-CoV-2. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, his resident training at the University of Vermont and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and his public health training at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.


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March 21
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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