Bear Down for Health: Sport and Science in the Era of COVID-19 (Virtual)

When: September 16, 2020 11:00am to 12:30pm
Bear Down for Health

This one-of-a-kind, timely panel discussion with Wildcats athletics director Dave Heeke, University of Arizona public health expert Dan Derksen, and leading immunologist Janko Nikolich-Žugich will be followed by a virtual reception.

The virtual reception is an exclusive opportunity to join our expert panelists and engage in the livestream, limited audience question and answer forum. The virtual reception follows the livestream panel discussion (panel: 11-11:50 a.m., virtual reception: 11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

The panel discussion is free.

Distinguished Panelists

Dan Derksen
Chair and Director, Center for Rural Health, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
UAHS Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Outreach and Interprofessional Activities

Dave Heeke
Vice President and Director of Athletics, University of Arizona

Janko Nikolich-Žugich
Department Head and Professor, Immunobiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Co-Director, Arizona Center on Aging

Ticketing Information

Panel Discussion Only: Free

Individual Virtual Reception Ticket: $50*

1 seat at Virtual Reception

Virtual Reception Table: $250*

6 seats at Virtual Reception

*Virtual table and ticket purchases are tax-deductible

This event will be presented via livestream. On the Friday prior to the event, you will receive a detailed description of how to use this service with the specific URL. You will also receive this in a reminder email one day prior to the event and on the day of the event.

Table and ticket purchase RSVP deadline: September 10, 2020

Panel Only RSVP deadline: September 13, 2020

Audience: All
Price: Free - $250



Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US

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Tracy Shake Arthritis Center

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Tracy Shake