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Epidemiology

Translational Epidemiology Initiative

Translational Epidemiology InitiativeIn summer 2017, the Department of Epidemiology launched the Translational Epidemiology Initiative, an effort across all departmental tracks to improve the translation of epidemiological results into better health outcomes. This initiative hearkens back to
Dr. Moyses Szklo when he defined translational epidemiology as an "effective transfer of new knowledge from epidemiologic studies into the planning of population-wide and individual-level
disease control programs and policies.” 

The Translational Epidemiology Initiative includes several key components:

We welcome partners from all disciplines to become part of this initiative!  If you have questions about the Translational Epidemiology Initiative, please contact Dr. David Dowdy at ddowdy1@jhmi.edu.