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Global Health Seminar – Using Network Science to Understanding TB Transmission Dynamics
UGA College of Public Health
Global Health Institute
Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Using Network Science to Understanding TB Transmission Dynamics
Christopher Whalen, M.D., Karen and Jim Holbrook Distinguished Professor in Global Health & Director, Global Health Institute, College of Public Health, University of Georgia
Please join us for this virtual seminar on Thursday, September 29 at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. Everyone is welcome to attend! Join the seminar via Zoom at this link: https://zoom.us/j/98732369417?pwd=dCtvYmdJT3ZCQjl3eVZPWjZRZlZQdz09
Speaker Bio: As a physician-epidemiologist, Dr. Christopher Whalen, Karen and Kim Holbrook Distinguish Professor in Global Health at the UGA College of Public Heatlh, is interested in reducing the suffering and mortality associated with infectious diseases, especially tuberculosis and HIV infection. His current research agenda is designed to improve current methods for tuberculosis control and to improve clinical care for tuberculosis among HIV-infected persons. His research has evaluated the mechanisms of the HIV-tuberculosis coinfection, treatments of HIV-associated tuberculosis, and prevention of tuberculosis. An equal part of Dr. Whalen’s work involves building capacity for research, teaching and clinical care in Africa. Since 1992, he has been the PI on an AIDS Training and Research Program in Uganda that has trained over 100 graduate students, and many more in non-degree experiences, in diverse medical and public health disciplines.
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