Dr. Alicia Bazzano, Chief Health Officer for Special Olympics, discusses the resources they have added to their website in response to the COVID-19 pandemic providing critical information to their athletes, caregivers, and loved ones of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). She also talks about the “School of Strength” a fitness campaign in partnership with WWE to help athletes stay active.
Dr. Alicia Bazzano is the Chief Health Officer of Special Olympics. She completed medical school and her pediatric residency at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and was a Clinical Scholar, selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She serves on the faculty of UCLA, where she completed her master of public health degree and her doctorate in health policy and management. She has dedicated her career to helping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities receive quality healthcare.