Johns Hopkins University
Infectious Disease Transmission Models for Decision-Makers
Johns Hopkins University

Infectious Disease Transmission Models for Decision-Makers

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Emily Gurley, PhD, MPH
Dr. Amy Wesolowski, PhD

Instructors: Emily Gurley, PhD, MPH


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  • Review the basics of infections disease epidemiology and transmission and key components of infectious disease models

  • Present questions that can be answered by infectious disease transmission models and types of models used to answer each type of question

  • Describe how to assess whether or not a model is “good” or useful for informing policy

  • Identify the most important considerations for making decisions based on infectious disease transmission models

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Emily Gurley, PhD, MPH
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