Disaster Epidemiology 101 – 4/19/2019

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Speakers: Tess Konen, MPH, Senior Epidemiologist at the Minnesota Department of Health


  1. Define disaster epidemiology (DE) and its role in planning, response, and recovery efforts
  2. Describe how DE methiods can be integrated into existing efforts to help public health (PH) programs achieve their PHEP Capabilities
  3. Discuss the role of an epidemiologist during a disaster and how epidemiologists can partner with emergency management (EM)
  4. Demonstrate how DE methods are being applied at local, state, tribal & national levels

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