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Dean's Speaker Series: COVID-19—The Pandemic, Public Health & Politics

| 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

headshot of Patrick RemingtonPatrick Remington, MD, MPH, FACPM
School of Medicine and Public Health University of Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Remington is Professor Emeritus of Population Health Sciences and Director of the Preventive Medicine Residency Program at the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was an epidemiologist at the CDC and the Wisconsin Division of Public Health for 15 years, prior to joining the UW as an Associate Professor in 1997. While at the UW he has served as Associate Director of the Carbone Cancer Center and was the founding director of the Population Health Institute and the MPH Program and the inaugural Associate Dean for Public Health. His research focuses on developing methods to measure the health of communities and communicate this information to the public and policy makers. He is the founder of the RWJ-funded “County Health Rankings” that ranks the health of the counties in the U.S. and examines strategies to improve population health. Dr. Remington earned a BS degree in molecular biology and an MD from UW; and completed an Internal Medicine Internship at the Virginia Mason in Seattle; the Epidemic Intelligence Service and Preventive Medicine Residency at the CDC; and an MPH degree from the University of Minnesota. He has authored or co-authored over 300 publications and teaches courses on public health to undergraduate, medical, and public health students.
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