Dr. Woodard and his guests discuss epidemiology and how its being used to better understand and prevent drowning in Alaska. In an effort to decrease the substantial number of drowning deaths, Executive Director of the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA), Jerry Dzugan and local epidemiologist, Dr. Jennifer Lincoln share recent drowning-epidemiologic data. Learn about how they are using the data to recognize a problem, make suggestions on how to improve the problem, and data showing improvement in outcomes.
- Alaska Marine Safety Education Association
- State of Alaska: Cold Injuries Guidelines 2003 (PDF)
- UCLA: John Snow – a historical giant in epidemiology
- Handbook on Drowning
HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard
- Jerry Dzugan, executive director, Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA)
- Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, deputy director, Alaska Field Station, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
LIVE BROADCAST: Mon, July 21, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT BROADCAST: Mon, July 14, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
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