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OU Health Virtual Town Hall | Questions About the COVID Vaccine

  • Categories: COVID-19

About This Event

  • Event Type:Community Event

Amid concerns specific to COVID-19 vaccination and health disparities related to ethnicity, OU Health Physicians, Prospect Church, the City of Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma State Department of Health, have partnered to present an educational opportunity for residents of the northeast Oklahoma City community. Prospect Church senior pastor Dr. Lee Cooper Jr. will host the event, and Oklahoma City Ward 7 Councilwoman Nikki Nice will serve as moderator for the panel discussion.


  • Nikki Nice, Councilwoman
  • Donna Tyungu, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health
    • Will discuss vaccine(s), side effects, COVID strains, etc.
  • Marvin Williams Jr., DO, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health
    • Will discuss maternal-fetal considerations
  • Pamela Allen, MD, Dermatology and Internal Medicine, OU Health Physicians
    • Will discuss high-risk categories for COVID (comorbidities), health disparities and historical traumas causing reticence in the black community
  • Eddie Withers, PhD, Epidemiologist, Oklahoma City County Health Department
    • Will discuss COVID demographics, stats, ethnic breakdown and more

Questions for panel discussion may be submitted by email,, or by phone, (405)-297-2569.