Stronger Together: Dimond Forum on COVID-19

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
7:00 – 8:30 pm via Zoom

Join the Dimond Improvement Association in conversation with Rishi Desai*, MD, MPH. Dr. Desai will advise us on staying healthy and keeping our schools and communities safe in the era of COVID-19.

This is DIA’s first Zoom community meeting! Please email covid-19@dimondnews.org to let us know you are interested in attending. We’ll send you a Zoom link closer to the meeting. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the forum or submit them in advance via the email above.

More on Dr. Desai:

Dr. Desai is a pediatric infectious disease physician with a public health background and currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Osmosis, an online medical education platform. He graduated from UCLA with a BS in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at age 18, completed his medical training at UCSF and went on to work at medical centers including Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Stanford University. Dr. Desai earned his MPH in epidemiology at UCLA and then spent two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he investigated disease outbreaks.

As Osmosis’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Desai leads the development of content creation, public outreach, and strategic growth for the online platform, which generates open-education videos and questions available in multiple languages for over 1 million medical students, clinicians, and caregivers around the world.

A proud resident of the Dimond District, when Rishi’s not at Dimond Park with his 3-year-old son, he enjoys eating raspberries and learning Mandarin.