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ACE Brown Bag Talk - January 14, 2022
Friday, January 14, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Venturing off the beaten path (to the library): How I became a diabetes epidemiologist

Friday, January 14, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

Angela D. Liese is a Professor of Epidemiology at the University of South Carolina. In her upcoming presentation, she will briefly share her serendipitous discovery of epidemiology during her graduate education which completely altered her career trajectory. She will also briefly describe the ACE Career Mentoring program. In the remainder of her presentation she will focus on her research on youth-onset diabetes, including the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth in Study which includes both a cohort and a pediatric surveillance effort and the more recently funded multi-center DiCAYA study.


Angela D. Liese, PhD, MPH, FACE, FAHA, is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health. Dr. Liese received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her MPH from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Dr. Liese is a diabetes and nutrition epidemiologist. Her current research focuses on surveillance of youth-onset diabetes and the impact of food insecurity and other social needs on the health and well-being of persons who with diabetes. Dr. Liese serves as the Chair of the ACE Career Mentoring Committee.



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