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Superintendent’s Update: Virtual Medical Forum

The following is the transcript from the phone message sent out by the Superintendent on Saturday, July 25, 2020 - Monday, July 27, 2020.

Good afternoon,

This is Superintendent Binienda. Thank you for joining us on Monday and Wednesday night last week as we presented the preliminary school re-opening models. As discussed in these forums, there will be a Virtual Medical Forum on Wednesday, July 29 from 5:30-7pm. Our medical consultants will provide the most updated guidance on a safe school re-opening. This forum will not include call in questions. All questions should be submitted on the WPS website by Monday, July 27 at 4:30pm. Information for both submitting the medical questions and obtaining the zoom link can be found on the yellow ribbon located on the WPS website worcesterschools.org.

Worcester Schools Pediatrician Resource Group


Beverly Nazarian, MD

Worcester Public Schools Physician Consultant

Pediatrician at UMass Memorial

Associate Professor, UMass Medical School


Lloyd Fisher, MD

Pediatrician at Reliant Medical Group, Neponset St.

Chief, Division of Community Pediatrics, UMass Medical School

                     President, Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics


Tina Hermos, MD,

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

                     Assistant Professor, UMass Medical School


Lynda Young, MD

                        Past President of the Massachusetts Medical Society

Past President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the AAP

Past Member, Worcester Board of Health

Founding Pediatrician, Chandler Pediatrics, Worcester

Professor, UMass Medical School


 Mary Beth Miotto, MD, MPH

Associate Medical Director of Pediatric Population Health, Family Health Center of Worcester

Vice President, Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Vice Chair, Committee on Student Health and Sports Medicine, Massachusetts Medical Society


Michael Hirsh, MD

                        Medical Director, Worcester Department of Public Health

                        Surgeon in Chief, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center

Professor, UMASS Medical School

Thank you.

In order to listen to the meeting please click the link below to join the webinar:

Passcode: 233871

Or Telephone:
312 626 6799 or 646 558 8656
Webinar ID: 998 0702 6219