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Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute

Prof. Alfredo Morabia from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health gives invited address at EBPI

As part of the semester Kick Off for the Epidemiology and Biostatistics PhD
program, the EBPI welcomed Alfredo Morabia, PhD, MPH, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Professor of Epidemiology, Queens College of City University of New York and member of the EBPI Scientific Advisory Board to give an invited address entitled: Precision Medicine vs. Personalized Medicine. On Tuesday, September 29th, Professor Morabia shared
his thoughts on the distinctions between new initiatives described as “personalized medicine” and “precision medicine,” and outlined how precision medicine may influence how medicine is practiced, and new knowledge is discovered, though the effective and efficient combination of laboratory-based and population based sciences.