i-BSHS Schedule

Innovations in Behavioral and Social Health Sciences (i-BSHS) talks are held on Fridays, 12:00-1:00 pm, in the Brown University School of Public Health, 121 South Main St. Providence, RI, Room 245.

2015-2016 Schedule

Sherry Pagoto, PhD (University of Massachusetts Medical School)
"Using Social Media to Deliver Lifestyle Interventions" 

Andrea Acevedo, PhD
Brandeis University
Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Abigail Harrison, PhD, 2015 Innovations Award Winner
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Brown University, School of Public Health

David Wetter, PhD
Department of Psychology
Rice University

Audrey Pettifor, PhD
Department of Epidemiology
UNC, Gillings School of Global Public Health

2014-2015 Schedule: 

Herman A. Taylor (Morehouse School of Medicine) 
“Race, Risk and Resilience: Launching and Learning from the Jackson Heart Study”
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Lisa Marsch (Dartmouth) 
"Transforming Behavioral Healthcare via Science-Based Technology"
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Carl Latkin (Johns Hopkins) 
"Social Network Approaches to HIV Prevention and Care"
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Rochelle Rosen (Brown School of Public Health)
The 2014 RINS Innovations Award Winner: "Text-Messaging for Alcohol Prevention: A Novel Qualitative Method for Intervention Development" 

Stephen B. Thomas (University of Maryland  School of Public Health)
"Toward a 4th Generation of Disparities Research to Achieve Health Equity" 
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2013-2014 Schedule: 

Jukka-Pekka Onnela (Harvard School of Public Health)
"Future Directions for Data-Driven Study of Individual and Collective Health"

Judith Arroyo (NIAAA)

"Addressing Health Disparities and Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-funded Workforce"
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Christine Economos (Tufts University)
“Catalyzing Communities to Prevent Obesity: A Systems Approach”     Listen to the Lecture.

Andrea Parker (Northeastern University)
"Health Promotion through Digital Innovation"
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Community Engaged Panel
Brown University: Professors Kim GansSteve BukaBart Laws,Jacob Vandenberg; Amelia Rose, Director, Environmental Justice League of RI; Channavy Chhay, Executive Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Cui Yang (Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health)
"Alcohol Use among Populations at Greater Risk for HIV:  Findings from China and Baltimore, MD"
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