In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Abraham Flaxman, PhD, an Associate Professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, will focus on generative artificial intelligence and the role it plays in enhancing or hindering the work to improve population health. He will include a live demonstration with tools such as ChatGPT.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI)
  • Assess the relevance of GenAI to challenges in population health
  • Use a GenAI tool like ChatGPT for a task that you do not like doing, cannot do fast enough, or cannot afford to do.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners


Abraham D. Flaxman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Washington

Discussion Questions

  • How might GenAI enhance the work you are doing to improve population health?
  • How might GenAI be a threat to population health?


Continuing Education Credits

Up to 1 CPH recertification credit may be earned by viewing this webinar. Visit the National Board of Public Health Examiners to learn more.

Air Date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Tools and Resources
1 hour
Hot Topics in Practice
Competency Domains: 
Public Health Sciences Skills