CCDD ID Epi Spring Seminar Series
April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Talk title: Identifying vulnerabilities and supporting patients during COVID-19: Cohort studies in 7 LMICs.
Presenter: Ms. Dale Barnhart, ScD candidate at Harvard Medical School and research fellow with Harvard Medical School and Partners In Health.
Dale Barnhart’s research focuses on the application of epidemiological methods to implementation science and program evaluation. She completed her doctorate in epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2019. As a research fellow with Harvard Medical School and Partners In Health, she supports global health research capacity building in Rwanda under the mentorship of Bethany Hedt-Gauthier. In partnership with Partners In Health-Rwanda/Inshuti Mu Buzima’s Infectious Disease and Research departments, she conducts and supports research on Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV. She additionally serves as a technical advisor and founding member of the PIH Cross-Site COVID-19 Cohort Research Network, which helps to coordinate and facilitate COVID-related cohort studies across eight participating PIH sites.
About the series: Each spring, CCDD hosts an annual seminar series featuring talks from experts on the latest research in infectious disease epidemiology and modeling. The ID Epi Seminar Series aims to bring in speakers from various disciplines within infectious disease epidemiology, broadly defined to include the population biology of pathogens and other allied topics. Seminars will be held on Thursdays at 1pm ET between February 11th and May 6th with the exception of March 18th. Recordings of presentations will be made publicly available each week.