[mla-nynj] NNLM/MLA Leiter Lecture: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM (EST)

Patricia E Gallagher patriciaegallagher at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 14:46:20 UTC 2020


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Medical Library Association
(MLA) are hosting the Leiter Lecture presented by Dr. John Brownstein on
Digital Epidemiology and the COVID-19 Pandemic on Tuesday, August 11, 2020
from 6:00 – 7:00 PM (EST) by videocast.



John S. Brownstein is professor of biomedical informatics at Harvard
Medical School and is the chief innovation officer of Boston Children’s
Hospital. He also directs the Computational Epidemiology Lab and the
Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator, both at Boston Children’s
Hospital. Brownstein is also Uber’s health care advisor and cofounder of
the digital health companies Epidemico and Circulation.



 Dr. John Brownstein will be speaking on the surveillance, control, and
prevention of disease, the development and application of data mining, and
citizen science to public health in relation to his work with the COVID-19
pandemic.



The Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lectureship was established in 1983.  Lectures
are chosen for their ability to discuss subjects related to biomedical
communications.



 This lecture will be streamed and archived by NIH Video Casting:
https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=38269



If you have any questions about the lecture, please contact Patricia
Gallagher at patricia.gallagher at nih.gov<mailto:patricia.gallagher at nih.gov>
or Stacey Arnesen at stacey.arnesen at nih.gov<mailto:stacey.arnesen at nih.gov>.



Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreting and/or
other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact
NLM Communications at
NLMCommunications at nih.gov<mailto:NLMCommunications at nih.gov> and/or the
Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339.  Requests should be made five days in
advance.


Patricia E. Gallagher, MLS, MA, AHIP, FMLA
patriciaegallagher at gmail.com
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