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The Importance of Data to the MDI Community and Stakeholders

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This webinar is part of the Medicolegal Death Investigation (MDI) Webinar Series, which will present practices used, lessons learned, and challenges and barriers faced within the MDI community. Webinar topics in the series include drug-related fatalities, prescription drug monitoring programs, and forensic science data integration.

Detailed Learning Objectives:
Attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the type of data that is collected by the MDI community in a death investigation.
  • Identify how MDI data is used and its importance to public health and forensic science.
  • Describe recent efforts to support the MDI community in capturing and storing data more efficiently and uniformly.

Margaret Warner, Ph.D., Senior Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics

Date Created: October 13, 2021