Marijuana and Public Health


One Session: Monday, October 7; 1:30-2:45 PM

Location: The Reserve, 2727 82nd Pl., Urbandale

Turn north at the stoplight at the corner of 82nd Pl. and Hickman. The Reserve is 4 blocks north. You can park in the church lot next door if necessary. This is a secured facility.

Cost: $12

Class Limit: 35


Are you curious about the laws regarding the use of marijuana and marijuana products in Iowa and across the US and how their changes are impacting public health? If so, this class is for you!


Instructor Patricia Quinlisk was the Medical Director and State Epidemiologist at the Iowa Department of Public Health for 24 years. She is now semi-retired but continuing to teach at various universities and working on projects such as how to change behaviors to prevent dementia. She holds an MPH from Johns Hopkins University and an MD from the University of Wisconsin. She was trained as a field epidemiologist in CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service. For several years she was on the CDC’s Board of Scientific Counselors and served as President of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists.




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