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Epidemiology at the heart of population health science

When: Tuesday, 09 July 2019 - Tuesday, 09 July 2019
Where: Parktown Education Campus
Resource Centre, Wit School of Public Health
Start time:12:30

Dr Sandro Galea, Dean of Boston University School of Public Health will present this public lecture. Galea is an emergency physician, epidemiologist and author.

He is the Robert A. Knox Professor and former Chair of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Prior to his academic career in public health, Galea practiced emergency medicine in Canada and served in Somalia with Doctors Without Borders. He was named one of TIME magazine’s epidemiology innovators in 2006 and Thomas Reuters listed him as one of the “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” for the social sciences in 2015. He is past-president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and an elected member of the American Epidemiological Society. This lecture is held in collaboration with HE²RO and the Wits School of Public Health

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