Manas Tiwari, BSPH
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Manas Tiwari BPSH is a rising Senior Biostatistics major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received the Robert E. Bryan Public Service Award in 2021 for the work of the Carolina Covid Student Service Corps. During his time with the CSSC he worked to help control and monitor the COVID-19 situation on campus. He was in charge of the virtual volunteering teams which included Data Review and the Carolina Together Testing Program Email Team. He is also an active student on campus and is a member of Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity and UNC Hockey.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Better Together—but 6 Feet Apart! the Carolina Covid Student Services Corps (Carolina CSSC): An Interprofessional Response to the Covid Pandemic
This lightening talk will highlight the best ways a community and academic institution can come together to address a health need. In 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic halted all health professional clinical experiences, a service learning elective opportunity was created for UNC-Chapel Hill medical students to support front line personnel. As needs across North Carolina grew, student leaders from the School of Medicine partnered with the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice to form The Carolina COVID-19 Student Service Corps (CSSC). Adapted from the Columbia University’s COVID-…