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Infectious Disease Epidemiology in North Carolina: Using Surveillance to Improve Health Equity – Best Practices Highlights

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This event qualifies for 2 hours of credit to the Gillings School’s annual inclusive excellence training requirement for faculty and staff.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology in North Carolina: Using Surveillance to Improve Health Equity – Best Practices Highlights

December 1, 2021

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Virtual Symposium – Registration required.

This symposium will feature talks by:

  • ClarLynda Williams-DeVane, PhD, Director, North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics, Division of Public Health and Willysha Jenkins, MS Health Disparity Information Scientist and Database Manager, North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics, Division of Public Health. Keynote: “Data Equity: reinventing data practices and culture”
  • Audrey Pettifor PhD MPH, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Keynote: “HIV and CoVID-19 – who are we leaving behind? Health disparities and social determinants of infection, prevention and care”
  • And showcase University of North Carolina student practicum and research projects conducted at the North Carolina Division of Public Health, Communicable Disease Branch that address health equity.

Sponsored by the North Carolina Partnership for Excellence in Applied Epidemiology*

Co-sponsored by the Research, Innovation and Global Solutions unit at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

*The North Carolina Partnership for Excellence in Applied Epidemiology is a collaboration between the North Carolina Division of Public Health, Communicable Disease Branch and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (The Department of Epidemiology and the North Carolina Institute for Public Health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and the School of Medicine).

   Contact: Lorraine_Alexander@unc.edu

Details

Date:
December 1
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://go.unc.edu/Epi