The Perelman School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will co-direct a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Prevention Epicenter site to help develop and test new methods to prevent infections in health care. The Epicenter will be co-led by Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE, and Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD, MSCE.
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