Public Health Challenges at the U.S.-Mexico Border: From Asylum-Seekers to COVID-19


1 - 2:30 p.m.


Session Objectives:

  1. Understand the political and medical threats to asylum-seekers.
  2. Elucidate the challenges of the pandemic for vulnerable populations at the border.
  3. Describe public health COVID-19 interventions in binational regions.

Event Speakers:

Linda Hill, M.D., MPH
Director, UCSD-SDSU Preventive Medicine Residency
Director, Center for Human and Urban Mobility
Director, Training Research and Education for Driving Safety
Professor; Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Department of Surgery; UC San Diego School of Medicine