COVID-19 — Making sense of data, social distancing and what lies ahead

Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19

Berkeley Conversations

April 3, 2020
12:30pm to 1:00pm
Virtual Presentation

Live webcast
Date: Friday, April 3, 2020
Time: 12:30-1:30 PM Pacific

This Q&A with Professor Art Reingold and Associate Provost Jennifer Chayes focuses on helping the public make sense of data and information about the virus’s spread, the impact and efficacy of social distancing, and the implications for our short- and long-term future.

The discussion is part of a new live, online video series, Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19, featuring Berkeley scholars from a range of disciplines.


Art Reingold

Division Head, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Berkeley School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

Art Reingold, MD, is the Division Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Berkeley School of Public Health. He has more than 40 years of experience on prevention and control of infectious diseases at the national and global level.

Jennifer Chayes

Associate Provost, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society; and Dean, School of Information; UC Berkeley

Jennifer Chayes is the Associate Provost who leads UC Berkeley's Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society, and the Dean of the School of Information. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her research areas include biomedicine applications and epidemiological modeling.