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

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

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 is the editor in chief of Public Health Reports and a senior advisor to the director, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC. He began his public health career in 1983 as an officer in the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service. Subsequently, he served as the New Hampshire State epidemiologist, New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services; staff counsel to the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; assistant health commissioner for policy and planning at the Texas Department of Health; and a private consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. Since returning to the CDC in 2001, Shaw has served as the associate director for global services, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases; medical officer at the CDC Public Health Law Program; editor in chief of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR); associate director for Science in the Public Health Surveillance & Informatics Program Office; and senior advisor for Health Reform in the CDC’s policy office, where he coordinated agency activities related to the Affordable Care Act. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar, and has taught the annual course, Fundamentals of Public Health Law, to MPH students at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, since 2008, and has served on the Faculty Council. His writings include journal articles and book chapters on viral hepatitis, preventive services, public health law, and other topics. He received his medical doctorate from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington; completed a residency in internal medicine at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, University of Vermont, and a residency in preventive medicine at the CDC; and studied law at the Columbia and Harvard Law Schools.

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
12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics


217 Russell Hall, HSC