Webinar | Best Practices of States and Counties in Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic
Friday, June 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online - Zoom
Third in the second series from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics on the epidemiology of the COVID-19 pandemic, this seminar includes a presentation from Dr. E. Oscar Alleyne.

E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH
Chief of Programs and Services, National Association of County and City Health Officials

As Chief of Programs and Services at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), Dr. Oscar Alleyne is in charge of managing programs on infectious diseases and informatics, public health preparedness, pandemic, and catastrophic preparedness.

Dr. Alleyne has responsibility for steering NACCHO’s four programmatic portfolios:

  • Community Health: assisting local health departments throughout the country providing tools and resources they need to keep their communities healthy.
  • Environmental Health: working with local health departments to reduce their carbon footprint and improve their environment.
  • Public Health Infrastructure and Systems: supporting local health departments as they develop a strong infrastructure and systems in place to run more effectively and to help their communities grow stronger.
  • Public Health Preparedness: providing resources to local health departments when disaster strikes.

Dr. Alleyne is an expert on bio-surveillance, informatics, epidemiology, policy and public health. In the past, he has worked with the New York State Health Department, designing software that guides responses to adverse water quality events in the area.  When he worked in the Rockland County Health Department in New York, Dr. Alleyne developed an educational and surveillance program for a West Nile Virus outbreak.

Dr. Alleyne holds a doctorate in public health from the New York Medical College, School of Health Sciences and Practice

Event Type: 
Guest Speakers, Seminars