Queensland Epidemiology Group
The Queensland Epidemiology Group (QEG) is the AEA Chapter for Queensland. Each year the QEG Committee organises a number of local meetings for Queensland-based AEA members, epidemiologists, public health professionals and students. Past meetings have included seminars, discussion forums, expert panels and a hypothetical. QEGs role is to provide opportunities for networking and meeting other members as well as encourage professional development and information sharing.
You can also get in touch with QEG through our Facebook page (just hit the ‘like’ button). QEGs Facebook page shares information on QEG events as well as other local health related events of interest.
The Queensland Chapter for the Australasian Epidemiological Association (also known as QEG) and Department of Health Queensland (Preventive Health Branch), jointly hosted a presentation by Professor Alan Lopez on the inside story of the global burden of disease studies, some of his personal insights, and the challenges of turning data metrics into policy and improved health outcomes for our global community. The presentation was held in Brisbane on 10 March 2017 and was attended by about 200 health professionals academics and interested people.
The presentation is available without the introduction and with the introduction.