The State of H.O.P.E. (Healthcare Opportunities and Policy Exchange) presents Re-Opening New York and the Region: COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing

This panel discussion, facilitated by Hon. Kemp Hannon, will feature speakers that will discuss what steps are necessary for New York's down state area and the surrounding region to reopen from NYS Pause and maintain public health standards going forward. Speakers will also share insights on how their individual sector will respond going forward.

Facilitated by The Honorable Kemp Hannon
Health Policy Fellow, School of Health Professions and Human Services, Hofstra University
New York State Senator, 1989-2018


Michael Balboni, managing partner of Redland Strategies Inc., former New York state senator (1998-2007), first chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee (2001-2007), and deputy secretary for public safety for New York state (2007-2009)

Kathleen Blaney, MPH, RN, Director of Disease Control Emergency Preparedness, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Kathy Gallo PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, dean and professor at the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies; executive vice president and chief learning officer at Northwell Health

Martine Hackett, PhD, associate professor, Department of Health Professions; program director of Public Health graduate programs, Hofstra University






Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual event via Zoom

Free and open to the public.


Registrants will receive an emailed with an access link one day prior to the event.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020


Open to the Public



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


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