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NIMHD Seminar To Host Mokdad, Mar. 11

Dr. Ali Mokdad
Dr. Ali Mokdad is NIMHD’s next virtual Director’s Seminar Series speaker.

Dr. Ali Mokdad will deliver the next lecture in the virtual NIMHD Director’s Seminar Series on Thursday, Mar. 11 at 2:30 p.m. He will present “Disparities in Life Expectancy.”

Mokdad is a professor of health metrics sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and chief strategy officer for Population Health at the University of Washington. As a public health researcher, Mokdad has published groundbreaking work on local-level disease trends and some of the leading risk factors for poor health. His work on obesity is among the most highly cited in the field.

For reasonable accommodation, call (301) 402-1366 or the Federal Relay, 1-800-877-8339. The talk will be videocast at

To learn about the NIMHD Director’s Seminar Series, visit

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