In this Q&A, we speak with epidemiologist Kelly Kamm about virus latency, isolation
versus quarantine, contact tracing, and why medical guidelines continue to change.
Kelly Kamm is an epidemiologist and assistant professor of kinesiology and integrative
physiology at Michigan Technological University. Kamm’s expertise has been vital to
informing the University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, she explains some
of the more complicated aspects of COVID-19 in a college setting.
Want to Learn More about COVID-19? You’re Invited!
Steven Elmer and Kelly Kamm — faculty in Michigan Tech’s Kinesiology and Integrated
Physiology Department — along with the Health Research Institute, are teaching a COVID-19 course this semester. To increase community engagement and
knowledge, Elmer and Kamm will host a Zoom town hall series as a component in the
course. Community members are invited to the Zoom gatherings, which will be held Thursdays
from 7 to 8 p.m. and broadcast on