Tuesday, December 15, 2015

You're Invited To December 16 Roosevelt Island Women's Health Organization And Cornell Tech Flu Seminar Presentation By Public Health Innovator Rumi Chunara - Holiday Party After Too

The Roosevelt Island Women's Health Organization (RIWHO) sends the following invitation for its December 16 Monthly Seminar and Holiday Party:
The Roosevelt Island Women’s Health Organization presents:

It’s Flu Season!

Learn About the Flu and How to Avoid It

Wednesday, December 16th 546 Main Street, 12th Floor, 6:30pm

Men Welcome to Attend


Cosponsored by:
  • Cornell Tech
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Clinical and Translational Science Center
This talk with cover general education about the flu and some current scientific advances in our ability to detect, understand and treat it.

Presented by
Rumi Chunara, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Global Public Health, New York University And Emily Martinez, MPH Student, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University

Rumi Chunara, PhD

Named one of MIT’s 2014 Top 35 Innovators Under 35, Rumi Chunara is an innovative leader, accomplished computer engineer and scientist whose unique approach to medical and public health research — gathering health data through the Internet and mobile technology — is revolutionizing how public health experts collect health information.
Here's an interesting talk by Ms. Chunara on forecasting the spread of Flu.

Previous RIWHO/Cornell Tech health seminars were on topics of Back Pain, Nutrition, Stroke Awareness. sleep and nutrition.