A pediatrician at Northeast Pediatrics of Ithaca, Dr. Jeffrey Snedeker is board certified in both pediatric medicine and pediatric infectious diseases. He has a faculty appointment at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital as well as Weill Cornell. Dr. Snedeker currently serves on the American Board of Pediatrics, and he is the former chair of the Board of Directors of Cayuga Medical Center as well as the Tompkins County Board of Health. He graduated from Cornell University with honors and distinction then earned his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, where he did research on the Epstein-Barr virus. Dr. Snedeker completed his pediatric residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Duke University Medical Center. He held a faculty appointment at Duke for the next six years, teaching and studying virus-host cell interactions and respiratory virus genetics.
In this session, we’ll explore how caregivers can help children and families stay healthy and thrive throughout the remainder of the pandemic, and we’ll address some of the more pressing concerns and questions regarding COVID-19 prevention and child health and development.
What You'll Learn
- How COVID-19 affects children’s immune systems and different stages of childhood development
- How the pandemic is impacting the physical, social, and emotional development of children
- Best practices for coronavirus prevention in children and families at home, at school, and in the community
- How virtual, hybrid, and in-person learning are changing childhood education
- The disproportionate impacts of coronavirus on specific communities
- Parenting strategies for helping children with disabilities thrive
Michelle Artibee is the Director of Workforce Wellbeing in Human Resources at Cornell University. Michelle is responsible for the design and implementation of the university’s workforce wellbeing strategic plan and provides leadership in the areas of work/life, mental health, and physical health. Also included in Michelle’s portfolio are the university’s flexible work initiatives, family life support services, and retiree engagement efforts. She has special interest in wellbeing communications in complex organizations, domestic violence at the workplace, and remote work implementation and effectiveness. Michelle has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Baker College, a B.S. in Digital Communication from Franklin University, and was previously employed at Michigan State University.
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In this session, we’ll explore how caregivers can help children and families stay healthy and thrive throughout the remainder of the pandemic, and we’ll address some of the more pressing concerns and questions regarding COVID-19 prevention and child health and development.https://ecornell.cornell.edu/keynotes/view/K120420/primaryAmerica/New_YorkeCornell