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Nov 15
Epidemiology Seminar – Frederic Shaw, Public Health Reports, HHS
12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

UGA College of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Fall 2019 Seminar Series

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This week’s guest speakers are: Frederic Shaw, MD, JD, Associate Editor, Public Health Reports, Office of the Surgeon General at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Adjunct Professor of Health Policy & Management, Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Speaker Bios: Frederic E. Shaw retired in 2019 as the Editor in Chief of Public Health Reports, the journal of the U.S. Public Health Service and the Office of the Surgeon General, and Senior Advisor to the Director of the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services at CDC. He began his public health career in 1983 with the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service. Subsequently, he served as the State Epidemiologist in his home state of New Hampshire; Staff Counsel to the U. S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions in Washington; Assistant Health Commissioner for Policy and Planning at the Texas Department of Health, Austin; and as a Washington-based private consultant. During his career at CDC, he served as the director of international services for the viral hepatitis division; a legal researcher and medical officer at the CDC Public Health Law Program; Editor in Chief of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR); chief scientist in CDC’s public health surveillance and informatics office; and as CDC’s lead policy coordinator for health reform and the Affordable Care Act. He received his medical doctorate at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, and his law degree from Columbia University. He completed residencies in internal medicine at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and in preventive medicine at CDC. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar. For the past 12 years, he has taught the course, Public Health Law, at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, where he is Adjunct Professor of Health Policy & Management. He continues to work as an Associate Editor on Public Health Reports and the CDC journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases.

The seminar will take place on Fri. November 15, 2019 in Room 217 of Russell Hall on the UGA Health Sciences Campus.

Everyone is welcome to attend!  Contact Andreas Handel (ahandel@uga.edu) for more information.


November 15, 2019
12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics