October 7, 2020 7:30 pm
Join Dr. Ali Mokdad, the chief strategy officer for Population Health, for an introduction to UW’s work to advance population health and find solutions by combining our knowledge of the factors that cause unhealthiness in populations. In this talk, you’ll hear about the University’s quest for answers to some of today’s biggest challenges impacting our health.
About the speaker
Chief Strategy Officer for Population Health, University of Washington
Ali H. Mokdad, PhD, is Professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and Chief Strategy Officer for Population Health at the University of Washington. Prior to IHME, Mokdad worked at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has published groundbreaking research on local- level disease trends and leading risk factors for poor health. His work on obesity is among the most highly cited in the field.
Sponsoring Departments: The Graduate School, Population Health Initiative