Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Dr. Rivera and Dr. Garcia present research at 20th IEA World Congress of Epidemiology

Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice Center faculty, and Dr. Gabriel Garcia, UAA Department of Health Sciences, have had their collaborative research,  "Is Race a Factor in Disparate Health Problems Associated with Violent Victimization in Alaska?," accepted for presentation at a poster session for the 20th IEA World Congress of Epidemiology in Anchorage, August 17 - 21, 2014.

This year's conference theme is "Global Epidemiology in a Changing Environment: The Circumpolar Perspective." Dr. Rivera and Dr. Garcia will present their poster at 3:00 p.m. on August 20.

The mission of the International Epidemiological Association  (IEA) is to facilitate communication among individuals engaged in research and the teaching of epidemiology worldwide, and to foster the use of epidemiology in all fields of health including social, community, and preventative medicine.