For Employee Benefits Professionals  |  Member Login



  • Comprehensive Understanding of Long COVID:

    Delve into the intricacies of Long COVID, including its prevalence and the latest breakthroughs in treatment strategies.

  • Impact on Health Insurance and Workforce:

    Explore how Long COVID influences health insurance costs and impacts employers’ workforces, focusing on short-term and long-term implications.

  • The Disability Connection:

    Discover trends in disability claims related to Long COVID and how it translates to functional impairment in the workplace.

  • Clinical Interventions and Support Resources:

    Uncover various clinical interventions and resources available to support individuals recovering from Long COVID.


Christopher P. Celio, MD
Providence St. Joseph Health

Christopher P. Celio, MD, is a primary care physician and medical director for employer onsite clinics and wellness programs at Providence St. Joseph Health. Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Celio has been with PSJH for more than 15 years serving in many roles including both as a member of the Board of Trustees and chair of the Quality Committee at St. Jude Medical Center, and past president of the Orange County Medical Association. Dr. Celio received his medical degree and did his residency at the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE.

Joey R. Gee, DO
Providence Mission Heritage Medical Group

Joey R. Gee, DO, is a neurologist with Providence Mission Heritage Medical Group. Dr. Gee is board certified with the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Neurology. In 2007, Dr. Gee was one of the founding physicians of the neurology department for Mission Internal Medical Group. Dr. Gee’s focus is on migraine, headache, stroke, dementia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and effects of Long COVID. Dr. Gee received his medical degree from Des Moines University – Osteopathic Medical Center, and residency at University of California Davis Medical Center.

Kristin Esposito, MA, CRC
Sun Life

In her role at Sun Life, Kristin leads a team of Vocational Rehabilitation professionals who help members stay at or return to work following a disabling injury or illness. Kristin is a leader within Sun Life’s Clinical Innovation Lab focused on improving outcomes for individuals with certain diagnoses, including long Covid. Kristin holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).  She has over 15 years of experience in disability management in the insurance industry and over 20 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation, including field work and expert testimony.


Association Websites Created by TRANSFORM  |  Powered by WordPress