Dr. Kumar uses realistic simulations of populations to examine the drivers of disease in poorer communities and to assess the impacts of healthcare delivery and labor policies. In this talk, she will provide examples of simulations to: examine drivers of influenza inequalities by census tract poverty, assess the impact of healthcare delivery policies after Hurricane Sandy in New York City, and quantify the costs and benefits of alternative formulations of paid sick days laws in Pennsylvania State. The timely examination of costs and benefits of paid sick days laws enhances the evidence base available to policy makers for potential future opportunities.
Supriya Kumar, PhD, MPH
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
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Last Updated On Monday, March 13, 2017 by Cotter, Susan
Created On Monday, March 13, 2017
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