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Florida Health Grand Rounds

Florida Health Grand Rounds

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The Florida Health Grand Rounds is a monthly webinar presentation given by a researcher from one of Florida’s colleges or universities and hosted by the Florida Department of Health. The topics have a broad focus, touching on emerging, innovative, and cross-cutting areas of public health. Florida Health Grand Rounds provides an opportunity for Florida researchers to highlight and share their work with department staff, leading to a more efficient transition into public health practice. Department staff as well as researchers and staff from Florida’s colleges and universities are invited to attend.

Next Presentation - September 10, 2019

Presentation by Troy Quast, PhD

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The Health Effects of Disasters on Children and Seniors:                 Evidence from Hurricane Katrina

Dr. Quast is an economist who received his doctorate from the University of Florida and master's degree from The University of Texas. His webinar will cover topics on how administrative data can be used to investigate the potential health effects of natural disasters and how these disasters can disrupt healthcare utilization by the youth and seniors. 

Please use this link to register for the September webinar titled "The Health Effects of Disasters on Children and Seniors: Evidence from Hurricane Katrina".

  • Upcoming Presentation Schedule
  • Past Presentations

Florida Health Grand Rounds is breaking for summer and will resume presentations in the Fall. If you have any topic or speaker suggestions, please email FLHealthGrandRounds@flhealth.gov

Upcoming presentations will take place on the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 10:00 AM EST. 

2019

  • Sep 10, 2019 | Troy Quast, PhD : The Health Effects of Disasters on Children and Seniors: Evidence from Hurricane Katrina

Presentation slidesets are available for download by clicking on the titles listed below. Presenter bios are available for download by clicking on the names below.

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Disclaimer: The opinions and content expressed in the presentations are those of the presenter for educational purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Florida Department of Health.

If you have any questions or would like to sign-up to receive Florida Health Grand Rounds announcements, please email FLHealthGrandRounds@FLHealth.gov.