Resources for Journalists

Need expert commentary on COVID-19?

Academics and subject specialists at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are available to provide commentary or interviews for television, radio, print or new media.

Our UWI COVID-19 Taskforce has particular expertise spanning areas such as virology, epidemiology, laboratory diagnostics, critical care, respiratory medicine, pulmonology, health leadership, emergency medicine, veterinary medicine, mental health, public health, clinical psychology and counselling, tourism, trade, international relations, public education, youth advocacy, ethics, and communication, among other areas.

Search our UWI Scholar database for an expert and find detailed biographical information and media files to help you connect with the most relevant expert for your story or event. Alternatively, if you’re journalist on deadline, please email your request to our University Marketing & Communications Office at

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