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Appalachian Regional COVID-19 Collaborative


This Working Group is a collaboration of research in public health, epidemiology, public policy, agriculture, veterinary medicine, and other disciplines; local public health officials; and disaster preparedness personnel. It aims to assist officials who are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide them with timely, evidence-based information.

Working Group Leads

Kristina Kintziger, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Margaret Mae Sugg, Appalachian State University, and Jennifer Runkle, North Carolina State University

Working Group Members

Kathleen Brown, University of Tennessee
Katie Cahill, University of Tennessee
Katherine Fulcher, University of Tennessee
Garret Graham, NC Institute for Climate Studies
Hannah Knoch, University of Tennessee
Jennifer L. Mullendore, Buncombe County Health and Human Services
Matt Murray, University of Tennessee
Agricola Odoi, University of Tennessee
Hancen Sale, University of Tennessee
Martha Salyers, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Marcy Souza, University of Tennessee
Fletcher Tove, Buncombe County Health and Human Services
Steven Valeika, Animal Hospital South

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