Friday, August 15, 2014

Dr. Rivera and Dr. Garcia present at international epidemiology conference on Wednesday, August 20, in Anchorage

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

The poster session is Wednesday, August 20, from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. in the exhibit hall of the Dena'ina Center. This year's conference theme is "Global Epidemiology in a Changing Environment: The Circumpolar Perspective."

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.