8th Annual BIPH Symposium - Planning for the Next Pandemic: Precision Health Approaches


Location: McCourtney Hall

2022 Biph Symposium Program

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All are invited to participate in the 8th Annual BIPH Symposium on Monday, March 14, 2022, in McCourtney Hall. This year's symposium will focus on "Planning for the Next Pandemic: Precision Health Approaches."

Our keynote speaker this year, Dr. Christa-Marie Singleton, is a 1987 Notre Dame graduate with over 25 years of public health practice experience at the local, state, and federal levels.  She has served as the Director of Disease Control and the inaugural Director of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Baltimore County Department of Health, the Chief Medical Director for Public Health Preparedness at the Baltimore City Health Department, and is currently the Chief Medical Officer, Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she serves as the senior medical advisor regarding clinical to community population health interventions that improve health and control costs.
She represents CDC on the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ Board of Governors, the Atlanta Regional Commission for Health Improvement Steering Committee, and served the CDC COVID-19 Response as a subject matter spokesperson and as the Associate Director for Science/Science Lead for the Chief Health Equity Office Unit. Dr. Singleton was the senior medical advisor in CDC’s Division of State and Local Readiness where she was the lead architect of the inaugural edition of CDC's Public Health Preparedness Capabilities: National Standards for State and Local Planning,

Other speakers include:

  • Gaurav Sahay, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Oregon State University
  • Kyle Bibby, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame 
  • Erin Eckert, Director of Infectious Diseases, RTI International
  • Matthew Webber, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
  • Marie Lynn Miranda, Director, Children’s Environmental Health Initiative; Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame

Registration and refreshments will begin at 8:30 a.m. and talks begin at 9:15 a.m. All attendees are invited to lunch from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

At 3:30 p.m. we will feature a poster session of graduate and undergraduate posters related to BIPH’s broad research themes.

The symposium will be held in the lower level of McCourtney (with lunch on the 1st floor). No pre-registration is required.

For more information on BIPH and the symposium, please visit precisionhealth.nd.edu