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Epidemiology Seminar – Dr. Elizabeth Rogawski McQuade, Emory University
UGA College of Public Health
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Fall Seminar Series
Inadequate water and sanitation, poor nutrition, and poverty: flourishing of enteric diseases in low-resource settings
This week’s guest speaker: Elizabeth Rogawski McQuade, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
The seminar will take place on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. in the Wright Hall Annex Auditorium (Room 150). Check back for details. Everyone is welcome to attend! For more information, contact Amy Winter.
About the speaker: Dr. Rogawski McQuade is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health. Her training is in infectious disease epidemiology and her research interests are in pediatric enteric disease in low-resource settings. Specifically, she focuses on the complex interactions between early childhood diarrhea, enteric infections, environmental enteropathy, antibiotic use, and their effects on child health and development. She is also interested in better understanding the impact of vaccines and other interventions for enteric diseases. The majority of her fieldwork has been based in India, South Africa, and Tanzania, and she collaborates with investigators around the world. She is also interested in the application of novel causal inference-based methods to generate epidemiologic evidence that is relevant to public health interventions and policy.