The major focus of this webinar will be to discuss how opioid misuse and overdose prevention strategies can be coordinated with efforts around infectious disease control in order to improve data collection, align resources, increase access to focus populations, and address shared risk and protective factors.
Melissa Adolfson, M.S.
Melissa Adolfson currently serves as an epidemiology consultant for EpiMachine, a company that specializes in monitoring prevention programs progress, analyzing data, and seeking ways to improve the programs in order to advance public health outcomes. Over the past fifteen years, she has provided high quality training and technical assistance (T/TA) on finding and using data for Minnosota’s State Epidemiology Outcomes Workgroup and SAMHSA's Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies. She also provides custom T/TA to grassroots organizations and to states and communities as they work to assess and prioritize needs using data