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SPH Brown Bag/Epi Job Talk – Leveraging data science for infectious disease epidemiology: applications to soil-transmitted helminth infection, influenza, and malaria
December 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm PST
Dr. (Jade) Benjamin-Chung will present on her research on spillover effects (i.e., herd effects) of infectious disease interventions, including examples focused on diarrhea, soil-transmitted helminth infections, influenza, and malaria. She will highlight data science tools to enhance the practice of epidemiology and to increase reproducibility.
Dr. (Jade) Benjamin-Chung, PhD MPH, is a Lecturer and Epidemiologist in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research applies rigorous epidemiologic and biostatistical methods and data science tools to evaluate infectious disease interventions.