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NEAETC’s More Than Healthcare – Improving Public Health Response through Partnerships

Posted by on February 16th, 2022 Posted in: Education and Outreach, HIV, NNLM, Public Health


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.

Speakers:

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

Jon Kelley

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.

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Kathy Downing is the Public Health Digital Library Coordinator for the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office.

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