Please join us for our virtual 22nd Annual Whiteside Memorial Lecture, focusing on COVID-19 research and implications with keynote speaker, Dr. Michael Osterholm, director at the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).

Initiated in 1996 as a result of the generous trust bequest from Ms. Muriel Whiteside, the Whiteside Institute for Clinical Research is a collaboration of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus and St. Luke's Hospital. The Whiteside Institute strives to promote collaborative research in the region with focus areas of cancer, lung, and heart disease.

Whiteside Memorial Lecture: Focusing on COVID-19 Research and Implications 

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020
  • 6:00 to 7:30 pm
  • View the PDF event flyer!
  • This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™



“The COVID-19 Pandemic: The Evolving Reality”
Presented by: Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota

Featuring presentations on local COVID-19 research studies:  

“Monitoring population-level prevalence through monitoring of SARS-CoV2 shedding into wastewater”
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus 
“RECOVER Study: Research on the Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in Essential Response Personnel”
St. Luke's Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease Associate