Dr. Clayton Cowl


Dr. Clayton Cowl (pronounced “COLE”) is the immediate past Chair of the Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota with a joint appointment in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. He a Past President of the American College of Chest Physicians (2018-19) as well as prior President of the Civil Aviation Medical Association.
His research interests have focused on projects involving respiratory physiology and environmental aspects of pulmonary disease, including care of individuals within Transportation Medicine dealing with COVID-19 infection and post-COVID syndrome issues. Dr. Cowl has also studied a variety of occupational and environmental illnesses, including toxic inhalations and occupational asthma, and he has published epidemiological research on multiple topics.

11:15 AM PST

Friday March 4, 2022

From the Frontlines - Recognizing Post Acute COVID Syndrome and Rehabilitation Strategies

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only been a healthcare challenge for acute care settings, but has brought a new type of client to our rehabilitation settings - the client with Post Covid Syndrome. This client is struggling with symptoms post COVID that are interfering with their ability to return to their pre-COVID life including work, self-care and leisure activities. This session will help clinicians in identifying Post COVID Syndrome, the basic tenets of care, judicious use of diagnostics, and rehabilitation best practices.

2:00 PM PST

Friday March 4, 2022

LIVE - What do we know about Long COVID and Impact on Function? An overview of our research to date.

More than 2 years after the onset of COVID-19, what have we learned about Post COVID Syndrome or "Long COVID"? Join our session to discuss what we have learned from our research so far, research in progress and needed future research directions. We will discuss the most common symptoms, our feasibiity study measuring the impact of cognition on function, and what we know so far about outcomes.