Disability: Inclusion in Public Health Definitions of Disparity

Disability: Inclusion
in Public Health Definitions of Disparity

Dr. Elena Andersen is an epidemiologist and Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at OHSU, and Director of the CDC-funded Oregon Office on Disability and Health. Her research focuses on disability, aging, and health services outcomes, methods, and measures. She is located at the OHSU Institute on Development and Disability, and is an Investigator of the OHSU UCEDD. Her national service includes membership of the 2006 Institute of Medicine Committee for “The Future of Disability in America”. Elena’s group welcomes public health interns and she also teaches a public health elective (PHPM 570) on disability and public health. Welcome! Refreshments will be provided.