Outbreak Observatory: Conducting operational research during outbreaks to improve preparedness and response

Description: 

Presented June 27, 2018.

During this presentation, researchers discussed how Outbreak Observatory, a pilot project initiated by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, facilitated the conduct of real-time operational research during outbreak responses, helping to improve outbreak preparedness and response capabilities.

Presenters

Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH, Senior Scholar 
Matthew Shearer, MPH, Research Associate 
Diane Meyer, RN, MPH, Research Associate 

All presenters are from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Original Publication Year: 
2018
Event/Publication Date: 
June, 2018

June 27, 2018

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