Addiction Medicine Rounds: "The Dynamics of Infectious Diseases Associated with Injection Drug Use in Lawrence and Lowell, Massachusetts"
The Yale Program in Addiction Medicine is pleased to welcome Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, for March Addiction Medicine Rounds.
Topic: The Dynamics of Infectious Diseases Associated with Injection Drug Use in Lawrence and Lowell, Massachusetts
- To understand the trajectory and pattern of infectious complications of injecting drug use and other health events (i.e., overdose) in a community that experienced a recent outbreak of HIV among PWID.
- To understand the use of distributed lag models in time-series analysis to examine the association of past events (i.e., explanatory or independent variables) with current day values of a dependent variable.
- To understand the challenges in prediction of outbreaks of HIV among PWID.
Addiction Medicine Rounds are CME accredited. Each session will be assigned 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.