From Data to Action: Leveraging Data Science for Effective Health Policy and Surveillance Against Emerging Infectious Disease Threats

CEID’s Data Science & Surveillance research core presents From Data to Action: Leveraging Data Science for Effective Health Policy and Surveillance Against Emerging Infectious Disease Threats.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 3:00 – 5:00 PM EST
Where: 72 East Concord St, Room L-403, Boston, MA and via Zoom

Agenda
3:00-4:15pm – Panel discussion
4:15-5:00pm – Reception

Featuring:

  • Larry Madoff, MD, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Alex Vespignani, PhD, Director of the Network Science Institute and Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University

Topics that will be covered include:

  • What education is needed to prepare a future workforce that is ready to address data science questions in emerging infectious diseases?
  • How to encourage more collaboration between institutions and sectors
  • Successes and challenges of working on a global scale
  • Improving equity in surveillance systems and data science work on emerging infectious disease threats

A full recording of the conversation is available on YouTube.