An interdisciplinary study published today in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance outlines how the D.C., Maryland and Virginia health departments, Georgetown and George Washington universities developed a novel privacy-enhanced data-sharing technology to improve HIV surveillance data across the region. Using this innovative approach, the three health departments were able to confirm that more than 21,000 people living with HIV appeared in the Enhanced HIV/AIDS Reporting System (eHARS) databases of at least two jurisdictions in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area between 1981 and 2015. Indicating such movement for HIV care across borders in the region is important because people might be deemed to be out of such care when they are in fact receiving medical attention in another jurisdiction.
Dr. Jeffrey Collmann and Joanne Michelle Ocampo published research entitled “Trajectory analyses of virologic outcomes reflecting community-based HIV treatment in Washington DC 1994–2012” in BMC Public Health.
The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research invited Céline Bonfils, Ph.D., Research Scientist from the Lawrence Livermore National Labratory to present about “Natural and human-induced changes in precipitation and droughts inferred from observations and coupled climate models”.
This lecture was presented in partnership with:
Office of the Provost
Advisor to the President on Global Health
Georgetown Climate Center
Georgetown Environmental Initiative
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Natural and human-induced changes in precipitation and droughts inferred from observations and coupled climate models from Georgetown University OSVPR on Vimeo.
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