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<p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">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.<span></span></p>

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<p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">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.<span></span></p>

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<p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span> </span>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.<span></span></p>

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<p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lectureship was established in
1983.<span>  </span>Lectures are chosen for their
ability to discuss subjects related to biomedical communications.<span></span></p>

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<p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span> </span>This lecture will be streamed and archived by NIH Video
Casting: <a href="https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=38269" style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline">https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=38269</a><span></span></p>

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<p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">If you have any questions about the lecture, please
contact Patricia Gallagher at <a href="mailto:patricia.gallagher@nih.gov%3cmailto:patricia.gallagher@nih.gov" style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline">patricia.gallagher@nih.gov<mailto:patricia.gallagher@nih.gov</a>>
or Stacey Arnesen at <a href="mailto:stacey.arnesen@nih.gov%3cmailto:stacey.arnesen@nih.gov" style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline">stacey.arnesen@nih.gov<mailto:stacey.arnesen@nih.gov</a>>.<span></span></p>

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<p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Individuals with disabilities who need sign language
interpreting and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this
event should contact NLM Communications at <a href="mailto:NLMCommunications@nih.gov%3cmailto:NLMCommunications@nih.gov" style="color:rgb(5,99,193);text-decoration:underline">NLMCommunications@nih.gov<mailto:NLMCommunications@nih.gov</a>>
and/or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339.<span> 
</span>Requests should be made five days in advance.<span></span></p>

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<div><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr">Patricia E. Gallagher, MLS, MA, AHIP, FMLA<br><div><a href="mailto:patriciaegallagher@gmail.com" target="_blank">patriciaegallagher@gmail.com</a></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>