Public health experts on health equity and the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic

Washington Post Live

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted and exacerbated economic, racial and health disparities across the country. California’s Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly and Kizzmekia S. Corbett, assistant professor, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, join Washington Post Live to discuss health equity, the lessons learned from the pandemic and how we can better prepare and respond to the next one. Click here to watch the full interview on…

15 Minutes With: Kizzmekia S Corbett, Ph.D., Talks About Omicron

Kizzmekia Corbett-Helaire

The renowned scientist who led the team that developed the Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 discusses the pandemic and what she hopes for the future Kizzmekia S Corbett, Ph.D, is a viral immunologist whose work focuses on propelling novel vaccine development for pandemic preparedness. She is a research fellow and the scientific lead for the Coronavirus Vaccines & Immunopathogenesis Team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and an assistant professor…

After developing a COVID-19 vaccine, scientist continues to research, educate about vaccines

USA Today

Suzette Hackney USA TODAY Published 6:01 AM EDT Mar. 13, 2022 Updated 12:01 PM EDT Apr. 14, 2022 Kizzmekia Corbett is one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year, a recognition of women across the country who have made a significant impact. The annual program is a continuation of Women of the Century, a 2020 project that commemorated the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. Meet this…

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, who worked on Moderna vaccine, cements her place in history

Kizzmekia on CBS News

On this final day of Women’s History Month, CBS News’ chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook caught up with a medical researcher who has already made her own mark on history. Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett is being celebrated for leading a team at the National Institutes of Health that helped develop Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to watch the  interview on CBS Video

Changing the Game in Science

Kizzmekia on CBS News

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett on changing the game in science As part of the Women’s History Month “Changing the Game” series, Jamie Yuccas sat down with immunologist and Moderna vaccine pioneer Kizzmekia Corbett, along with Melinda French Gates.Mar 16, 2022

Kizzmekia S.Corbett appears on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett and her NIH team developed the Moderna vaccine two years ago, before the first case of Covid-19 was even confirmed in the U.S. Now a Harvard University School of Public Health professor, Dr. Corbett returns to MSNBC’s the Last Word to tell Lawrence O’Donnell about the vaccine’s efficacy against the omicron variant and what could come next in the pandemic.  

Kizzmekia S. Corbett named in Boston Globe “2021 Bostonians of the Year”

Kizzmekia Corbett, assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was named one of the 2021 Bostonians of the Year by the Boston Globe for her pioneering research aimed at developing a COVID-19 vaccine and for creating an open dialogue about vaccines with a sometimes distrustful public.


Read the Boston Globe article: Immunologist Kizzmekia Corbett’s work represents the best of what science offered us in 2021