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Karl Wende

Population Health Scientist, Buffalo State College

Dr. Wende is a Research Scientist in the Center for Health and Social Research at Buffalo State College working as part of the Center's team on a number of grant and contract based projects. Previously he was a Project Coordinator in the Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, an Epidemiologist with the Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY, and a Project Director/Research Scientist, Data Management and Statistical Office, Department of Neurology, University at Buffalo. Dr. Wende's current projects include developing data driven methods for delivering school and community based substance abuse prevention programs, using data to implement safe patient handling programs in skilled nursing facilities and hospitals, and collecting meaningful health related and cost data for the WNY region to inform policy makers and better coordinate public and community health.