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Save the Date - CDC Grand Rounds Presents “Staying Ahead of the Curve: Modeling and Public Health Decision-Making,” on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 1 p.m. (ET).

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CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents:
“Staying Ahead of the Curve: Modeling and Public Health Decision-Making”
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
Global Communications Center (Building 19)
Alexander D. Langmuir Auditorium
Roybal Campus

Presented By:

Lauren Ancel Meyers, PhD
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology
Department of Statistics and Data Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
“Modeling to Support Outbreak Preparedness, Surveillance and Response” 

Martin Meltzer, PhD
Lead, Health Economics and Modeling Unit
Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC
“What Do Policy Makers Expect from Modelers during a Response?”

Daniel Jernigan, MD
Director, Influenza Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
“Application of Modeling and Forecasting for Preventing Influenza”

Richard Hatchett, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Deputy Director for Strategic Sciences
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
“Explaining Phenomena, Providing Foresight, and Making Predictions”
Facilitated By:

John Iskander, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Phoebe Thorpe, MD, MPH, Deputy Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Susan Laird, MSN, RN, Communications Director, Public Health Grand Rounds

For CDC staff unable to attend the event:
The session will be available on IPTV and Envision.  To join by Envision, reserve a conference room and make the Envision request or use your local room scheduling process to schedule Envision.

For non-CDC staff interested in viewing the session:
live external webcast will be available.  For individuals who are unable to view the session during the scheduled time, the archived presentation will be posted 48 hours after each session. 

For non-CDC staff who wish to attend in person:
Due to security measures at CDC’s Roybal campus, non-CDC staff who wish to attend these sessions in person must have prior clearance and a U.S. state-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, US passport).

Names of non-CDC staff (both domestic and international) should be submitted to the Grand Rounds Team.  Please note that all information for international visitors must be submitted at least 10 days in advance.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodations:
It is the policy of CDC to provide reasonable accommodations (RA) for qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure their full inclusion in CDC-sponsored events. Employees are asked to submit RA requests at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please e-mail the request to

For questions about this Grand Rounds topic: Feel free to e-mail your questions before or during the session.

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