This community Zoom-based event features six OSU faculty experts who will discuss the dissemination of the three COVID-19 vaccines from a cultural, philosophical, community, policy and strategic perspective. The Webinar took place on March 17, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 PM. 

Full Video:

Presenation by Dr. Sunil Khanna:

Presentation by Dr. Courtney Campbell:

Presentation by Dr. Joseph Catania:

Presentation by Professor Marion Ceraso:

Presentation by Dr. Peggy Dolcini:

Presenation by Dr. Elizabeth Marino:

Q&A Session:


Dr. Sunil Khanna is the Robert and Sara Rothschild Endowed Chair and Professor. He is internationally known for research in the field of global health. Dr. Khanna is actively engaged in collaboratively working with a diverse group of stakeholders to enhance the effectiveness of efforts by governmental and non-governmental organizations to improve the health and well-being of the most vulnerable social groups and to promote social equity in the U.S. and globally.

Professor Marion Ceraso is an Associate Professor of Practice in the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. She studies the impact of public policies and the communication of public health issues.


Dr. Courtney Campbell is the Hundere Professor in Religion and Culture. He specializes in exploring ethical issues in medicine.


Dr. Joseph Catania is a Professor of Public Health. His research is primarily in the field of sexual health, but also in the fields of lifespan development, dissemination and implementation science, intervention development, and vaccine uptake.


Dr. Peggy Dolcini is a Professor of Public Health. Her research program addresses basic, intervention, and implementation science issues in public health, with a strong focus on health disparities and on youth.


Dr. Elizabeth Marino is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at OSU-Cascades who is engaged in research on how to understand the different strategies for reaching vaccine-hesitant individuals and communities.



Dr. Anita Azarenko serves as the Interim Vice Provost for the Division of Extension and Engagement and Director of the OSU Extension Service.