Integrating Genomics into Public Health Surveillance: Ushering in a New Era of Precision Public Health

October 19, 2018, 10:00 am -12:00 pm EDT
CDC Roybal Campus, Building 19,  Room B1

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Using Emerging Technology in Public Health Surveillance
Paula Yoon
Paula Yoon, ScD, MPH
Director, Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Integrating Genomics into Infectious Disease Surveillance
John Besser
John Besser, PhD
Deputy Chief, Enteric Diseases Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Integrating Genomics into Cancer Surveillance
Kevin Ward
Kevin Ward, PhD, MPH
Director, Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Public health surveillance is the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, closely integrated with the dissemination of these data to the public health practitioners, clinicians, and policy makers responsible for preventing and controlling disease and injury.

  • Introduction: How has technology changed the landscape of public health surveillance at the federal, state and local level
  • Presentations. What is the current state of the art on the integration of genomics in public health surveillances? What are examples of success and challenges ahead on the impact of genomics on control and prevention activities?
  • Discussion and Q&As. How can the presented information inform the future of public health surveillance?
Sponsors
  • Office of Public Health Genomics, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CDC University
Page last reviewed: October 11, 2018 (archived document)