Penn State experts to answer COVID-19 questions live Sept. 30 on WPSU

September 24, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State experts will answer community members’ questions about COVID-19 live during the fall premiere of WPSU’s “Conversation’s Live” on Thursday, Sept. 30.

Karen Bierman, an Evan Pugh University Professor of Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies and director of the Child Study Center; Matt Ferrari, associate professor of biology and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics; and Dr. Emily Link, internal medicine physician at Penn State Health, will answer viewers’ questions live on air. 

“Conversations Live: COVID-19 in 2021-22” will broadcast at 8 p.m. on WPSU-TV, WPSU-FM and and be available on-demand on WPSU’s YouTube channel and the PBS streaming app. 

Community members can ask questions during the show by calling 1-800-543-8242. Questions can be submitted ahead of time by emailing or leaving a message at 814-863-6639.

The Penn State experts will answer questions about breakthrough cases, vaccines and booster shots, the pandemic’s impact on mental health, particularly in children, and more.

Visit the WPSU website for more information on central Pennsylvania’s public media station.

(Media Contacts)

Last Updated September 27, 2021