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CDC Workshop on Applied Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Jun 12, 2024

August 1, 2024 | 9:45 a.m.–5:30 p.m. ET

Workshop Overview

CDC’s Environmental Health (EH) Nexus is hosting its third annual environmental epidemiology methods workshop, “Innovative Methods for Analysis of Environmental Mixtures in Epidemiology,” on August 1, 2024. Subject matter experts will discuss innovative epidemiologic methods and how they can be applied to environmental health research and practice.

Audience

The workshop is designed for epidemiologists, statisticians, biostatisticians, and other environmental health professionals at state, tribal, local, and territorial (STLT) public health agencies and environmental health organizations.  

Presentations

Overview of Issues in the Analysis of Mixtures

Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou, ScD

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Weighted Quantile Sum Regression

Chris Gennings, PhD

Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kernel Machine Regression

Jennifer Bobb, PhD

Associate Biostatistics Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

Other Machine Learning Applications

Vishal Midya, MStat, PhD

Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Moderator

W. Dana Flanders, MD, DSc, MPH

Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health

Emory University

Format 

The workshop will be a hybrid event with lectures and an interactive roundtable discussion. In-person sessions will be held at the CDC Global Communications Center, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA. Remote participation will be available via Zoom. 

Call for Abstracts

As part of this year’s workshop, CDC will allow time during the roundtable discussion for three or four short (10-minute) presentations about ongoing or planned epidemiologic projects that involve analyses of environmental mixtures. After briefly summarizing the project and potential issues, the presenter can ask the speaker panel for suggestions about methods of analyses, possible challenges, and other issues.   

For more information about how to submit an abstract, please visit Workshop on Applied Epidemiology and Environmental Health | EH Nexus | CDC.

Registration 

Remote participation: If you plan to attend the workshop remotely, please register online at https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_dItf3iIuR3G3SX34xK4Xow.

In-person participation: If you plan to attend the workshop in person, please register by emailing [email protected] by July 1, 2024.  

Registration is free.

More information

For more information, please visit Workshop on Applied Epidemiology and Environmental Health | EH Nexus | CDC or contact [email protected].


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