Public Health Emergency Update: PSSNY SUMMER CONVENTION
At the completion of the activity, the participant will be able to:
Describe the origins and history of the declared COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Identify projected COVID-19 trends for the US and worldwide
State resources needs for vaccinators based on the current US vaccine strategy for COVID-19
Relate the health and economic impact of COVID-19 relative to other Public Health Emergencies, past epidemics, and other health problems facing the US population
List the WHO priority diseases for research and development in emergency contexts and assess the risk of emergent epidemics in the coming years
Alvaro Carrascal, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor Emeritus,
Dep. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
UAlbany School of Public Health
Fellowship, Health Management, New York State Department of Health (1988-89)
MPH, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (1988)
MD, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia (1976)
Alvaro Carrascal, MD, MPH is Emeritus Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health, University at Albany.
Dr. Carrascal worked for six years as Vice President for Cancer Control at the American Cancer Society. He worked for more than two decades with the New York State Department of Health’s AIDS Institute, serving as Director of Clinical Education, Deputy Medical Director, Director of the Bureau of HIV Ambulatory Care, and Director of the Division of HIV and Hepatitis Health Care. Given his interest in global health, he has worked as consultant, visiting professor and lecturer in Costa Rica, Colombia, Nicaragua, and South Africa.
Areas of Interests
· Cancer Control
· Infectious diseases (HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, COVID)
· Global Health (Latin America)
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