Disease Forecasting Learning Series
Virtual Thursday, March 14, 2024 – Thursday, May 16, 2024 Eastern Standard Time

ASTHO will hold four, one-hour learning sessions to provide state and territorial public health staff a basic understanding of disease forecasting.

Purpose: To provide foundational information for health department staff seeking to learn more about disease forecasting, including:

How forecasts can be used for decision making
Workforce challenges and opportunities related to disease forecasting
Communicating with the public and policymakers about forecasting

These sessions are not intended to provide in-depth training on disease forecasting modeling.

Featured Speakers:

Anne Zink, MD, FACEP, (SHO-AK), ASTHO past president
Dylan Morris, PhD, Team Lead, Inform Division, Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA), CDC
Matthew Biggerstaff, ScD, MPH, Team Lead, Applied Research and Modeling Team, Influenza Division, CDC


Thursday, March 14, 4-5 p.m. ET – Disease Forecasting Basics – Part 1
Thursday, April 4, 4-5 p.m. ET – Disease Forecasting Basics – Part 2
Thursday, April 25, 4-5 p.m. ET – Workforce Challenges and Opportunities
Thursday, May 16, 4-5 p.m. ET – Communicating About Disease Forecasting