Let’s learn about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Designed for high school students
There are a lot of rumors and misinformation out there about this new virus. Dr. Roy Strowd and Dr. Lindsay Strowd, faculty at Wake Forest School of Medicine, are here to set the record straight. They teach in-person and online courses in medicine for high school students like you. The doctors will address issues such as social distancing, what is COVID-19 and what is the corona virus, and how vaccines are used to combat viruses. Just click on the questions that interest you most, and get clear answers.
Your Questions Answered
- What is the coronavirus and are all coronaviruses the same?
- What is the difference between coronavirus, SARS-CoV2 and COVID-19?
- What are the symptoms of COVID-19 and how is it different from a flu?
- How does it spread?
- What is Social Distancing? How does it prevent viral spread?
- What's the treatment for it?
- What is a vaccine and how are vaccines used to manage viruses like the Coronavirus?
- Can kids get it?
- How does this affect your day to day life as a doctor?
Meet your Online Immersion Faculty Members
Dr. Lindsay Strowd, Assistant Professor, Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Dr. Lindsay Strowd received her MD from Wake Forest School of Medicine and did her residency in dermatology at The North Carolina Baptist Hospital. She is board certified and works as part of the team at the Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her research has been published in leading scientific journals.
Dr. Roy Strowd, Assistant Professor, Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Dr. Roy Strowd received his MD from Wake Forest School of Medicine and completed his residency in Neurology at North Carolina Baptist Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has done extensive research on topics such as: Glioblastoma, Brain and Peripheral Nervous System Tumors, Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, and his work can be seen in a host of leading medical journals.