Glendale Unified School District Pandemic Health and Safety Forum


    The forum was moderated by Jennifer Cano, Executive Director, Glendale Educational Foundation.

    Each panelist shared a brief 10 minute presentation on their topic followed by an opportunity for Q&A.    


    Presenter: Araz Marachelian, MD, MS, Attending Physician, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

    Topic: COVID-19 and Child Health and Wellness   

    Presenter: Debra Duardo, Ed.D., Superintendent, Los Angeles County Office of Education

    Topic: Mental Health in Children and Teens

    Presenter: Robert Gilchick, MD, MPH, Child and Adolescent Health Section Chief, Division of Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

    Topic: Health and Safety Protocols for Schools

    Presenter: Mary Virgallito RN,MSN, PNP, FAPIC, Associate Administrator of Quality and Patient Safety, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

    Topic: The Importance of Vaccination

    Presenter: David Lontok, Chief Executive Officer, Comprehensive Community Health Centers

    Topic: Healthcare Services for Youth and Families