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Descriptive Epidemiology: Historical Perspectives and Future Opportunities

First in the Descriptive Epidemiology Seminar Series

In October 2016, Dr. Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., founding Director of DCEG, and Dr. Robert N. Hoover, Director of the DCEG Epidemiology and Biostatistics program, presented a retrospective on decades of groundbreaking research in descriptive epidemiology. Their presentation was the first in a series of seminars sponsored by the DCEG Descriptive Epidemiology Working Group.