Past Event

A Columbia Student's Guide to Monkeypox: What it is & How to Manage

October 7, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online Event

Many Columbia students have questions about monkeypox and how it could affect their life on the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses. This one-hour panel discussion with Columbia Health professionals focuses on the current state of monkeypox in New York, destigmatizing monkeypox and the impact it is having on the LGBTQ+ community, and the services and support provided to students if they contract monkeypox.   

Register on Zoom.

Moderator: Alicia Czachowski, Senior Executive Director, Alice! Health Promotion


  • Wafaa El-Sadr, Executive Vice President for Columbia Global 

  • Katherine McAvoy, Assistant Director for Public Health Initiatives for Alice! Health Promotion 

  • Daniel Chiarilli, Associate Director, Gay Health Advocacy Project, Alice! Health Promotion 

  • Rick O’Keefe, Senior Physician, Medical Services 

  • Eduvigis Cruz-Arrieta, Psychologist, Counseling and Psychological Services 

  • Colleen Lewis, Senior Executive Director, Disability Services 



Contact Information

Columbia Health