The New England AIDS Education and Training Center (NEAETC) recently released a recorded session on a collaborative research program that looked at public health, emergency medical services data and spatial epidemiological analysis to map opioid-related incidents.
More than Healthcare – Improving Public Health Response through Partnerships: A Unique Collaboration to Combat the Opioid Crises in Lowell MA
The panel style discussion provided a framework for looking at the shifting epidemic, how public health officials can identify and respond to neighborhoods with the highest risk of overdose, as well as support efforts for targeted public health interventions.
Thomas J. Stopka, PhD, MHS
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Shikhar Shrestha, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Informatics and Analytics Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Director of Operations, Communications, and IT, Trinity EMS Inc.
To learn more about NEAETC programs or to view the webinar, visit the NEAETC’s website. View the NNLM guides on Substance Use Disorder and HIV/AIDS to learn more about NLM resources that are available on these topics.