Schedule of Injury Epidemiology Unit Seminars, Spring 2021

All of the seminars listed below will be held from 11:30 – 12:30 pm via live webinar. Please email Gerald Govia if you would like to attend (gg4321@cumc.columbia.edu).

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JANUARY 25, 2021

Critically examining three intersections of public health injury & policing: traffic stops, death by law enforcement, and opioid overdose indicators

Mike Dolan Fliss, PhD, MPS, MSW
Epidemiology Research Scientist,
Injury Prevention Center,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


FEBRUARY 22, 2021

Substance Use Among Victims of Violence

Edouard Coupet Jr, MD, MS
Assistant Professor,
Drug Use, Addiction and HIV Research Scholar (DAHRS),
Department of Emergency Medicine
Yale University


MARCH 15, 2021

Mass criminalization and incarceration: state violence as response to interpersonal violence

Sandhya Kajeepeta, MS
Doctoral Student
Department of Epidemiology
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University


APRIL 19, 2021

Injury risk and prevention among people who inject drugs

Ricky N. Bluthenthal, PhD
Associate Dean for Social Justice and Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Prevention Research
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California


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