SPRC-PHSKC Brownbag: “Relocation, Migration, and PHSKC Not in Care Evaluation (NOTICE) Project: Work in progress”

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HIV reporting data include collecting patient addresses at various times during the natural history of HIV.  What do these addresses tell us about in and out migration of HIV-infected individuals in King County?

Drs. Susan Cassels and Susan Buskin will present on their developing project and conversation will follow. Anyone is invited to attend, and please bring questions and ideas to help move this project forward. Snacks will be provided!

Date: Tuesday, January 22nd

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

Place: Chinook Building, room 121, 401 5th Ave

Susan Cassels, PhD, MPH is an assistant professor of Epidemiology & Global Health at the University of Washington. She is also core faculty in the CFAR Sociobehavioral and Prevention Research Core and a faculty affiliate in the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, and thus brings a unique demographic perspective to social and behavioral HIV research. Her specific research interests are in the areas of migration and residential mobility, social and structural determinants of HIV, mathematical modeling, and social network analysis.

Susan Buskin, PhD, MPH is a senior Epidemiologist for Public Health-Seattle & King County, and has focused on infectious diseases, including hepatitis and tuberculosis, but especially HIV. She is also an affiliate assistant professor of Epidemiology at UW. Her research explores the reasons why people continue to experience premature morbidity and mortality due to HIV in the HAART era.