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Dornsife COVID-19 Journal Club Discussion
Start Date: 5/12/2021Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 5/12/2021End Time: 2:00 PM
Event Description
Join the Dornsife COVID-19 Journal Club for a discussion of the paper “Practical considerations for measuring the effective reproductive number, Rt” by Katelyn M. Gostic, PhD, and colleagues from the University of Chicago.
Neal Goldstein, PhD, assistant research professor at Dornsife, along with the lead author, Dr. Gostic will discuss the paper, which was published in PLOS Computational Biology on December 20, 2020. The paper discusses the utility of the effective reproduction number for policy makers and the difficulties in estimating this factor. 

Drexel staff, faculty and students are all welcome to take part in this discussion.

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If you have a paper or topic you’d like us to discuss or are interested in presenting, please reach out to Michael LeVasseur, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Dornsife,

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Contact Information:
Name: Michael LeVasseur
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