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The Private Sector’s Role in Public Health

February 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Private Sector's Role in Public HealthThe Carolina Seminar on Innovation for the Public Good is partnering with the Gillings Innovating Public Health Series to present:

The Private Sector’s Role in Public Health – Join Dr. Joe Brown, innovator and faculty member in ESE, and Tom Outlaw, MBA, as they share their experience with innovation in water treatment especially in low- and middle-income countries.

Date: Feb. 14, Noon – 1 p.m.

Location: Virtual event

Registration required.

Dr. Joe Brown has worked in a variety of fields including water and sanitation technologies and environmental health microbiology. His current research includes the use of fecal waste streams in public health surveillance; the development and application of novel tools to track pathogens in environmental media; and observational and experimental studies to estimate the effects of water, sanitation & hygiene interventions in controlling the transmission of infectious diseases. He has recently been named to The Lancet Commission on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Health.

Mr. Tom Outlaw has worked on a variety of development issues in more than 40 countries, including Thailand, where he served as Chief of Party for USAID’s WaterSHED Project. He currently works as a Foreign Commercial Officer with the U.S. Commercial Service, which helps small and disadvantaged US businesses export to foreign markets.


February 14, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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