Public Health Pandemics, Preparedness and Response

Public health contagion map.

An Exploration Across Time and Place

Sarahmona Przybyla

Sarahmona Przybyla headshot.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Noon-1 p.m. EST

In the last two centuries, the global community has experienced several changes and trends (urbanization, climate change, travel, trade) which can boost the risk of disease outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics.  The public health knowledge base on these and other health hazards are continually developing.  This presentation will guide audience members through an exploration of various health-related topics with an understanding of public health preparedness and response.

About Sarahmona Przybyla
Sarahmona Przybyla, PhD, MPH, is a public health interventionist with training in HIV/STI prevention, substance use, and mixed methods research. She completed a NIH predoctoral fellowship in HIV/STD prevention at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a postdoctoral fellowship in alcohol etiology and treatment at the Research Institute on Addictions before joining the faculty at UB. She is currently the Assistant Dean, Director of Undergraduate Public Health Programs at the UB School of Public Health and Health Professions as well as an assistant professor in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior.