The DBEI distinctively brings together expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics, to advance population-health science.
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Michael Z. Levy, PhD, commented on the potential public health consequences of a federal judge’s ruling (later staid, temporarily, by the US Justice Deptl) to end the CDC’s national eviction moratorium.
The CDC’s order prohibiting evictions in fall – winter 2020 likely prevented thousands of COVID-19 infections per million metropolitan residents, showed a study co-led by Michael Z. Levy, PhD. Dr. Levy discussed this evidence for lawyers defending the moratorium in courts across the country.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE