Artificial Intelligence, Health Equity and the Future of Public Health

September 28, 2023 • News

Presented by the School of Public Health at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

AI is expected to bring significant changes to the future of the public health profession, education and workforce, with far-reaching applications in health services management and delivery. The powerful tools of AI hold significant promise related to health equity issues, provided they are also mobilized to unravel systemic inequities.

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023
Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.

v9bet Campus
1000 Montgomery St.
Medical Education & Training (MET) Bldg., 1st Floor
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Complimentary parking is available in Lots 19, 7 and 6.


Event speakers will address the potential of AI to transform public health to foster more equitable, inclusive access and health outcomes.

Panelists are:


  • Patrick K. Moonan, DrPH
    Lead Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Dr. Patrick Moonan (SPH, 2005) is the lead epidemiologist at the Global TB Branch at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Dr Moonan is an accomplished public health practitioner with over 20 years of experience driving innovation in epidemiology and programmatic excellence in public health and preventive medicine.  He has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, policy statements and guidelines. He also has extensive field-based outbreak investigation experience in numerous domestic and international settings, including ebola hemorrhagic fever, HIV, drug-resistant TB, SARS and SARS-CoV-2.


Anushree Vichare
  • Anushree Vichare, Ph.D.
    Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University
  • Dr. Anushree Vichare is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Dr. Vichare has a Ph.D. in health care policy and research and is a primary care physician and an epidemiologist. Her research is focused on investigating the role of state and federal policies in affecting health care access, utilization and health outcomes among low-income populations, along with a focus on cancer care for vulnerable populations. Her research examines the role of health care system level factors and disparities related to health care access and quality of care among underserved populations. Several of her projects examine how the health and public health workforce’s composition, diversity and distribution impacts health inequities in access to care.


Opening reception with hors d’oeuvres, networking and refreshments, followed by panel presentation and Q&A.


Please contact with questions.