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Seema Yasmin

Dallas Morning News/University of Texas, Dallas
Staff Writer/Professor of Public Health
Seema Yasmin is a medical doctor, epidemiologist and journalist. She is a staff writer at The Dallas Morning News and professor of public health at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her reporting covers the breadth of public health from the arrival of Ebola in Dallas to syndemics of disease and gender-based violence in West Africa. Her work appears in Scientific American and Foreign Policy as well as peer-reviewed medical journals. Yasmin served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she investigated outbreaks in prisons, border towns and American Indian reservations. She trained in medicine at the University of Cambridge and in journalism at the University of Toronto.

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