Allegheny College Professor Provides Coronavirus Expertise to Area Media Outlets, Agencies

As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread across the U.S., Allegheny College global health studies and biology professor Becky Dawson has served as an expert source for area media outlets covering the outbreak.

Dawson is an expert in epidemiology and global health challenges, researching disease risk factors and patterns of disease in human populations.

Global Health Studies at Allegheny College

Allegheny College is proud to be among a handful of American liberal arts colleges that offer a program in global health studies. The program draws upon Allegheny’s longstanding commitments to civic engagement, diverse perspectives, internationalization, project-based and interdisciplinary learning. Learn more here.

With the number of COVID-19 cases growing in Pennsylvania, the Erie County government also has called on Dawson to provide expertise at press briefings held twice each week.

Dawson earned her bachelor’s degree from Allegheny, and she holds a doctorate from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and a Master of Public Health from Emory University.

Dawson’s media appearances include:

Local Expert Explains Vaccine Process
Erie News Now • May 18, 2020

Road Trips Are Your Safest Route to Travel Plans
Erie News Now • May 14, 2020

Finding the Right Information: COVID-19 Apps
Erie News Now • May 5, 2020

New Drug Tested for COVID-19
Erie News Now • April 30, 2020

Preparing for a Possible Second Wave of COVID-19
Erie News Now • April 25, 2020

Extraordinary Women: Dr. Becky Dawson is a Mix of Education and Energy
Erie News Now • April 21, 2020

Cloth or Surgical: Which Mask is Best?
Erie News Now • April 19, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Are Plasma Transfusions from Recovered COVID-19 Patients a Viable Treatment?
Erie News Now • April 15, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Does COVID-19 Transfer to Surfaces at the Store?
Erie News Now • April 10, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Do You Need Six Feet of Distance Even With Mask?
Erie News Now • April 9, 2020

Parents Should Talk About Pandemic, Encourage Responsibility
Erie News Now • April 8, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Chances of Contracting COVID-19 and the Flu?
Erie News Now • April 8, 2020

Doctors Update Health and Safety Guidelines to Combat COVID-19
Erie News Now • April 7, 2020

Coronavirus Impact
PCN TV • April 3, 2020

Healthy Living: 5 Checks to Add to Your Daily Routine
WENY (Elmira, NY) • April 2, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Are GI Issues and Fatigue COVID-19 Symptoms?
Erie News Now • April 2, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Will Hyperbaric Chambers Help COVID-19 Recovery?
Erie News Now • March 31, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Is Albuterol Sulfate Helping Relieve COVID-19 Symptoms?
Erie News Now • March 30, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Will More Test Sites Open?
Erie News Now • March 28, 2020

Newsmaker: Becky Dawson • March 26, 2020

Ask the Doctor: Time Before Symptoms Show
Erie News Now • March 26, 2020

Asking the Doctors: Coronavirus Immunity
Erie News Now • March 25, 2020

Ask the Doctors: Coronavirus Facts
Erie News Now • March 23, 2020

Coronavirus Q&A with Becky Dawson • March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Conversations: Dr. Becky Dawson
Erie News Now • March 19, 2020

Doctors Answer Your Coronavirus Questions
Erie News Now • March 19, 2020

Meadville Community Health Center Hosts Flu Evaluations
Erie News Now • March 18, 2020

Safe to Celebrate? Experts Weigh in on Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations
Erie News Now • March 16, 2020

Community Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Without the Parade
Erie News Now • March 14, 2020

Crawford County area organizations preparing for arrival of coronavirus
Meadville Tribune • March 4, 2020

COVID-19: Separating Fact from Fiction
Erie News Now • Feb. 27, 2020

Expert shares insight on Coronavirus
Erie News Now • Jan. 25, 2020