Department of Epidemiology Brown University School of Public Health
Thursday, March 7th, 2019 9:00-10:00 AM
John Morgan Building, "Class of 62” 3620 Hamilton Walk
Dr. Brandon Marshall is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. He received a PhD in epidemiology from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. During his doctoral training, he worked at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. His research focuses on substance use epidemiology, infectious diseases, and the social, environmental, and structural determinants of health of urban populations. The objective of his upcoming talk, Leveraging Surveillance to Strengthen Community-Based Overdose Response: Insights from Rhode Island, are: 1) Analyze how data and surveillance tools can be used by community stakeholders to improve the efficiency of overdose prevention interventions; and 2) Summarize the state of knowledge regarding harm reduction interventions, including fentanyl testing and supervised consumption facilities.