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More than 400 community members were immunized for COVID-19 at the University of Montana's Adams Center on Sunday. Twenty Skaggs School of Pharmacy PharmD students volunteered to help with the vaccinations. The university is currently partnering with the Missoula COVID-19 Coordination Team to vaccinate people in Phase 1A and tier one of Phase 1B.
UM recently launched its Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree – the only undergraduate degree of its kind in Montana. From teaching students how to make simple health adjustments in their lives, to preparing them for today’s major health challenges, the program aims to train the next generation in the science and art of health promotion – at a time when it has never been more essential.
The University of Montana’s 2021 Mansfield Lecture will present the country’s leading infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, in a Zoom conversation at noon Wednesday, Feb. 17. Free and open to the public, the discussion is an opportunity for Montanans to hear directly from Fauci on developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Register for the event online. Online you can also find information to a previous discussion with the School of Public & Community Health Sciences.