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.
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)
"Understanding Disparities in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders"
Abigail Harrison, PhD, (BSS, Brown School of Public Health)
*2015 Innovations Award Winner*
"Engaging Adolescent Girls in Community-based HIV Prevention in South Africa"
David Wetter, PhD (Department of Psychology, Rice University)
"Social Determinants and Smoking Cessation"
Audrey Pettifor, PhD (Department of Epidemiology, UNC, Gillings School of Global Public Health)
"Cash transfers: Addressing structural determinants to reduce HIV risk in young South African women"
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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Jukka-Pekka Onnela (Harvard School of Public Health)
"Future Directions for Data-Driven Study of Individual and Collective Health"
Community Engaged Panel
Brown University: Professors Kim Gans, Steve Buka, Bart Laws,Jacob Vandenberg; Amelia Rose, Director, Environmental Justice League of RI; Channavy Chhay, Executive Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies