From the President & CEO

Join us for a Candid Conversation with Leading Coronavirus Vaccine Developer

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Mark your calendars for a discussion, led by a panel of local Flint experts, with Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD, a National Institutes of Health scientist instrumental in groundbreaking research that directly led to the development of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

When: Monday, June 14, 2021, from 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Broadcasting live from Facebook @MSUPublicHealth@giveflint, and @DrDeb

Local Flint experts include:

  • Jennifer Edwards-Johnson, DO, MPH, Family Medicine Physician and Community Assistant Dean Michigan State University
  • Debra Furr-Holden, PhD, Associate Dean for Public Health Integration Director, Flint Center for Health Solutions Michigan State University
  • Isaiah Oliver, President and CEO, Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD, is a research fellow at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Research Center. Corbett leads the Coronavirus Vaccines Team at the Vaccine Research Center’s Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory. She earned her PhD in microbiology and immunology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BS in biological sciences from the University of Maryland. In May, Corbett was appointed to lead the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s new Coronaviruses & Other Relevant Emerging Infectious Diseases (CoreID) Lab.


Thank You!

Your gift in recognition of my 40th birthday means more than you know. It means you have confidence in the Community Foundation’s commitment to community leadership. It means the work that means so much to me – marshalling resources, providing education and advocacy, amplifying resident voices, collecting data, and ensuring authentic community engagement—continues. 

Thank you again for sustaining the Community Foundation’s community leadership work through your gift to the Isaiah and Shay Oliver Community Leadership Fund.

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