Survivor Corps

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Survivor Corps is a large American grassroots movement and community that describes itself as "the Peace Corps of the COVID Generation". Using their collective power, Survivor Corps aims to stem the COVID-19 pandemic and assist in the recovery within the United States.[1]

Aims[edit | edit source]


Services[edit | edit source]

Notable people[edit | edit source]

Patrons[edit | edit source]

Medical advisors[edit | edit source]

  • Dr. David J Shulkin, MD
Special Advisor, 9th Secretary, Veterans Affairs; Former Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health 
  • Dr. Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
Chief, Clinical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, and Medical Director, Columbia Genetic Counselling Graduate Program
  • Dr. Sudeb Dalai, MD, PhD
Senior Medical Director, Adaptive Biotechnologies, Infectious Disease  / Clinical Professor, Stanford University
  • Dr. Vin Gupta, MD, MPA
Critical Care Pulmonologist; Major, 446th Air Force Reserve Medical Squadron; Aerospace Physician, IHME: Institute of Health Metrics & Evaluation
  • Dr. Emma Guttman, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Research, Dept of Dermatology, Director, Center for Excellence in Eczema, Director, Laboratory of Inflammatory Skin Diseases
  • Dr. Laurie G. Jacobs, MD
Geriatrician; Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Former Board Chair, American Geriatrics Society
  • Dr. Michael Joyner, MD
Mayo Clinic; Principal Investigator, NIH; Principal Investigator, Expanded Access to Convalescent Plasma; Vice Chair (Research) Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine,Mayo Clinic
  • Dr. Harlan Krumholz, MD, SM
Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation.
  • Dr. William W. Li, MD
Research Scientist & Vascular Biologist, Founder & Medical Director, Angiogenesis Foundation; Author of Eat to Beat Disease
  • Dr. Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS
Internal Medicine, Mary's Center, Nonresident Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Former Director of Policy, White House
  • Dr. Richard B. Rosen, MD, DSc
Vice Chair, Ophthalmology Research, Surgeon Director & Retinal Service Chief, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Dr. Peter Staats, MD, MBA
Founder, Johns Hopkins Blaustein Pain Center; Interventional Pain Management Physician.[4]

Research/Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • Mar 27, 2021, COVID-19 Survivors’ Reports of the Timing, Duration, and Health Impacts of Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) Infection[5] (Full text)
  • Nov 12, 2020, The Immunology of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children with COVID-19[6] - (Full text)
  • Apr 20, 2021, Fatigue in critical care survivors: multidisciplinary and self-management strategies[7] - (Full text)
  • May 14, 2021, Convalescent plasma in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised controlled, open-label, platform trial[8] - (Full text)
  • May 19, 2021, Diverse functional autoantibodies in patients with COVID-19[9] - (Full text)
  • May 25, 2021, Use of Convalescent Plasma in COVID-19 Patients with Immunosuppression[10] - (Full text)
  • June 25, 2021, Safety and Immunogenicity Report from the Com-COV Study – with An Adenoviral Vectored and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine (pre-print)[11] - (Abstract) - pre-print

History[edit | edit source]

Diana Berrent became an advocate and activist after becoming one of the first people in her area to contract COVID-19.

While in isolation with COVID-19, Diana launched Survivor Corps, a grassroots organization aiming to support people who had tested positive for COVID-19 and to participate in related medical and scientific research.[1]

Funding[edit | edit source]

Survivor Corps is a non-profit project of Multiplier.[12]

Interviews and articles[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Story". Survivor Corps. Retrieved July 19, 2021.
  2. "Mission". Survivor Corps. Retrieved July 19, 2021.
  3. "Leadership". Survivor Corps. Retrieved July 19, 2021.
  4. "Medical Advisory Board". Survivor Corps. Retrieved July 19, 2021.
  5. Lambert, Natalie; Corps, Survivor; El-Azab, Sarah A.; Ramrakhiani, Nathan S.; Barisano, Anthony; Yu, Lu; Taylor, Kaitlyn; Esperanca, Alvaro; Downs, Charles A. (March 27, 2021). "COVID-19 Survivors' Reports of the Timing, Duration, and Health Impacts of Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) Infection". medRxiv: 2021.03.22.21254026. doi:10.1101/2021.03.22.21254026.
  6. "The Immunology of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children with COVID-19". Cell. 183 (4): 968–981.e7. November 12, 2020. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2020.09.016. ISSN 0092-8674.
  9. Wang, Eric Y.; Mao, Tianyang; Klein, Jon; Dai, Yile; Huck, John D.; Jaycox, Jillian R.; Liu, Feimei; Zhou, Ting; Israelow, Benjamin (July 2021). "Diverse functional autoantibodies in patients with COVID-19". Nature. 595 (7866): 283–288. doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03631-y. ISSN 1476-4687.
  10. Senefeld, Jonathon W.; Klassen, Stephen A.; Ford, Shane K.; Senese, Katherine A.; Wiggins, Chad C.; Bostrom, Bruce C.; Thompson, Michael A.; Baker, Sarah E.; Nicholson, Wayne T. (June 1, 2021). "Use of convalescent plasma in COVID‐19 patients with immunosuppression". Transfusion. doi:10.1111/trf.16525. ISSN 0041-1132. PMC 8242637. PMID 34036587.
  11. Liu, Xinxue; Shaw, Robert H.; Stuart, Arabella SV; Greenland, Melanie; Dinesh, Tanya; Provstgaard-Morys, Samuel; Clutterbuck, Elizabeth; Ramasamy, Maheshi N.; Aley, Parvinder K. (June 25, 2021). "Safety and Immunogenicity Report from the Com-COV Study – a Single-Blind Randomised Non-Inferiority Trial Comparing Heterologous And Homologous Prime-Boost Schedules with An Adenoviral Vectored and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine". Pre-prints with The Lancet. Rochester, NY – via SSRN.
  12. "Survivor Corps". Multiplier. June 22, 2020. Retrieved July 19, 2021.