Brian Lee

Sunday, May 14th, 2017 - 20:43
Brian Lee serves as CDC’s first Chief Public Health Informatics Officer (CPHIO) for the Office of Public Health Scientific Services.

Brian Lee

Sunday, May 14th, 2017 - 20:40
What is public health surveillance? How do emerging health information technologies improve public health data? How is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention using innovation solutions to tackle public health surveillance challenges? Join us as we explore these questions with Brian Lee, Chief Public Health Informatics Officer within the Office of Public Health Scientific Services at CDC.
Radio show date: 
Mon, 07/31/2017
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Brian Lee

One Size Doesn't Fit All: Marshaling Science in Crises

Monday, May 12th, 2014 - 9:40
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 16:34
Almost 40 years ago, the Forest Service developed a command-and-control approach to battling forest fires that was successful in coordinating efforts across multiple jurisdictions and fire departments.  Its approach was adopted by other agencies to address their own forms of emergencies. For example, USDA uses it to battle infestations of crop-killing insects.

Adapting the Incident Command Model for Knowledge-Based Crises: The Case of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Friday, May 9th, 2014 - 15:25
The federal government has developed increasingly sophisticated approaches to addressing emergencies and crises. One successful management model is the incident command system (ICS), which was initially developed in the 1970s as a command-and-control approach for fighting forest fires, but has since been adapted to other policy domains. The Department of Homeland Security adopted the ICS model—which it renamed the National Incident Management System (NIMS)—and required its use at all levels of government in emergency and crisis situations.

Predicting Famine Through Analytics

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 - 14:19
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 13:11
The Famine Early Warning System is an interagency network among federal agencies and the United Nations that began in 1985, using scientific data to target about $1.5 billion in food aid from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to those who need it most.  Participating federal agencies include the U.S.

From Data to Decisions III

Monday, November 11th, 2013 - 16:04
Today’s senior managers are tempted to begin analytics programs before determining the mission-essential questions they are seeking data to answer.  Older data-based analytics efforts often grew out of the discoveries of line employees who made connections and saw patterns in data after receiving new software or hardware that helped them make sense of what they were studying.

Is the Food Safety Net Fraying?: Innovative Approaches to Food Safety

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 - 13:29
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 12:45
Food Safety Net is Fraying

Keith G. Provan, Ph.D.

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:49
Keith G. Provan, Ph.D., was the McClelland Professor, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona.  He passed away February 2014 after a struggle with brain cancer.  Professor Provan held joint appointments in the Management and Organizations Department, the School of Government and Public Policy, and the Zuckerman College of Public Health.  He was also the Co-Director of the Center for Management Innovations in Health Care at the Eller College and a Senior Research Fellow at Tilburg University. 

Nancy Thoennes

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:47
Nancy Thoennes, Ph.D. has conducted research involving juvenile and family courts in approximately 30 states. Her research has considered models of legal representation for children in child abuse and neglect cases; a national evaluation of the Court Improvement Projects (with Pal-Tech, Inc.); integrated approaches to managing multi-case families in the criminal justice system; and an evaluation of Family Group Decision-Making in Child Protection Cases in Colorado. Dr. Thoennes has also conducted research on dependency mediation in over 13 jurisdictions.

Leveraging research into healthcare quality, costs, outcomes, and patient safety

Monday, February 1st, 2010 - 19:07
A Profile of Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services