QMRA IV 2022 applications are NOW OPEN

We are excited to announce that the Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Interdisciplinary Instructional Institute (QMRAIV) 2022 accepts applications NOW at https://events.anr.msu.edu/QMRAIV2022/. The applications will be accepted from till April 1, 2022. Attached is the flyer for more details.

The QMRA IV will be held in a hybrid format, where participants will attend BOTH of the online and in-person courses:

  • July 5 – Aug. 5, 2022 - Virtual Asynchronous and Synchronous Course
  • Aug. 8 – 12, 2022 – In-Person Workshop, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

The QMRA IV is an interdisciplinary program for the training and mentoring in microbial health risk analysis. Participants will gain hands-on experience with real-world case studies to develop microbial risk analysis for assuring safety and health goals. Participants can interact with top scientists in public health, environmental engineering, microbiology, epidemiology, communications, public policy and QMRA. The course will include but not limited to the training and mentoring in team science, QMRA, risk communication and risk management.

The QMRA IV is led by:

  • Prof. Jade Mitchell, Michigan State University
  • Prof. Mark H. Weir, The Ohio State University

And is co-led by

  • Prof. Joan B. Rose, Michigan State University
  • Prof. Julie Libarkin, Michigan State University
  • Prof. Carmen M. McCallum, Eastern Michigan University
  • Prof. Amirpouyan Nejadhashemi, Michigan State University

In addition to have interaction with the project leading and co-leading faculty, participants will also learn microbial risk analysis from the QMRA IV institute faculty:

  • Prof. Charles N. Haas, Drexel University
  • Prof. Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona
  • Prof. Patrick L. Gurian, Drexel University
  • Prof. Gertjan J. Medema, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands
  • Prof. J. Scott Meschke, University of Washington
  • Prof. Joseph N. S. Eisenberg, University of Michigan
  • Prof. Maria K. Lapinski, Michigan State University
  • Prof. Kerry Hamilton, Arizona State University
  • Prof. Asli Aslan, Georgia Southern University
  • Prof. Marc Verhougstraete, University of Arizona


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