Modeling Reality, COVID and Ebola Style, with the CDC’s Michael Washington

IE Michael Washington of the CDC discusses his team’s statistical models that help health systems monitor resources for dealing with – and tracing the explosion of – COVID cases, and how his team’s eerily accurate models of the 2014 Ebola epidemic informed their current work. IISE member Washington also details his passion for encouraging IEs to apply their tools to healthcare systems and developing countries.

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