Virtual Town Hall: COVID-19 Omicron Variant
Emanate Health is hosting a virtual town hall meeting for all employees, physicians and volunteers. They are invited to learn the latest COVID-19 health information as well as updated protocols and procedures throughout the organization. The information session will be followed by a Question & Answer segment for all attendees.
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Thursday, January 6, 2022 12 p.m.-1 p.m.
Who is invited?
All Emanate Health staff, physicians, volunteers
Gurjeet S. Kalkat, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Gurjeet Kalkat, MD is the Chief Medical Officer for Emanate Health. Before he took on this role he was the Medical Director of Foothill Presbyterian Hospital. He also served as the Chief of Staff at Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in 1997. Dr. Kalkat has been with this organization since 1992. He received his Medical degree from the University of Delhi and trained in pulmonary and critical care at University of Southern California. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, palliative care and hospice medicine. His focus is to provide integrated, quality and efficient medical care to our community.
Deepthi K. Jayasekara, MD
Chair of Infection Control
Deepthi Jayasekara, MD, Chair of Emanate Health Infection Control, is an infectious disease expert. Dr. Jayasekara is a tenured infectious disease specialist who has been on the frontlines treating COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic. Dr. Jayasekara received his medical training and completed an internship at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka. He also completed an internship, residency and fellowship at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. Dr. Jayasekara is certified by American Board of Internal Medicine—Infectious Disease.
Director of Infection Control
Loucine Kasparian is the Director of the Infection Control Department at Emanate Health. She is responsible for creating strategies to prevent hospital-acquired infections; and she develops hospital policies, plans, and protocols to reduce patient harm and keep the environment safe for patients, visitors and staff. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the field of hospital epidemiology.