Upcoming Events

May Featured Events

Saturday, May 6

Branch Ave. Community Health Fair
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Miguel School
525 Branch Ave. Providence
The School of Public Health and the San Miguel School of Providence are co-sponsoring a free community-wide Health Fair with the goal of increasing health awareness through education and prevention. This family-friendly event is free of charge.

Diversity Forums

Staff, students, and faculty are invited to provide guidance on the School's Diversity & Inclusion Plan. STAFF: 5/8 at noon  and/or 5/11 at 4:30. Both are in room 375. STUDENTS: 5/9 at 1:45 and/or 5/16 at 3:00. Both are in the student lounge.  more details

Commencement Weekend

Kick-off Reception
Friday 5/26 5:30 PM

Commencement Forum
Sat 5/27 11:00 AM
"Politics, Patients & Price: The Ongoing Saga of US Healthcare Policy" 
SPH Commencement Ceremony
Sun 5/28 2:30 PM
Get all the details for the weekend's events here.

May Events

Tues 5/2

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The Department of Epidemiology presents Olivia Okereke, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, for “Depression and Cognitive Decline Among the Elderly.” Room 245.

Thurs 5/4

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The CESH Advanced Methods Journal Club, room 247
Discussion Topic: Decision Aids in Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Rules for all or models for one?
Facilitator: Dale Steele, MD

Thurs 5/4

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The HSR Seminar Series presents Jennifer Tjia, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor of Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations. Lecture Title:  “Reducing Antipsychotic Use in Nursing Homes:  A Tale of Two Intervention Studies” Room 245.

Friday 5/5

12:00 - 1:00 PM
CAAS Rounds is hosting a Community Event to support Youth Pride, Inc. Click here to find out about needed donations.

Mon 5/8

12:30 - 2:00 PM
Please join us for a PRAMS Poster Session hosted by the RI Department of Health. The event will feature the collaborative work done with the Introduction to Biostatistics and Data Analysis courses. Department of Operations Center, Department of Health, 3 Capitol Hill, Providence. Event flyer.

Tues 5/9

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The HSR Seminar Series presents Christine W. Hartmann, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health. Lecture Title: “Quality improvement and research: how to build on existing strengths” Room 375.

Wed 5/10

12:00 - 1:30 PM
The Data Science Initiative Lecture Series 
presents Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg, Co-leaders of Google's "Big Picture" data visualization group for "Augmenting Human and Machine Intelligence with Data Visualization." ICERM, 121 Soth Main ST. 11th floor.

Thurs 5/11

10:00 - 11:00 AM
Digital Health Technologies lecture with Jon Moon, PhD, FTOS, President of MEI Research. Room 408.

Thurs 5/11

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The Center for Environmental Health and Technology presents Anna Aizer, PhD,  Professor of Economics at Brown University, for "Lead and juvenile delinquency: New evidence from linked birth, school and juvenile detention records." Room 245.

Thurs 5/11

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The CESH Advanced Methods Journal Club, room 247
Discussion Topic:Using Emulators to Facilitate the Development, Calibration, and Deployment of Complex Mathematical Models
Facilitators: Thomas Trikalinos, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice and Alexandra Ellis, Grad RA

Wed 5/17

11:45 - 12:45 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents Jennifer Nazareno, PhD, for "The Rise of Home Health Utilization in Assisted Living Settings." Room 636.

Friday 5/19

2:30 - 3:30 PM
Learning & Engaging Around Diversity (LEAD): An inclusive reading group 
TOPIC: Microaggressions. Room 247.

Mon 5/22

9:30 am - 5:00 PM
The 2017 Biology of Human Aging Colloquium will be held in room 220 in Sidney Frank Hall. The colloquium is a full-day event, with lectures delivered by stars (or upcoming stars) of the aging field. This year’s speakers include: Coleen Murphy (Princeton), Scott Pletcher (Michigan), Shiv Grewal (National Cancer Institute), Eileen Crimmins (University of Southern California), and James Kirkland (Mayo Clinic School of Medicine). Event flyer.

Wed 5/24

11:45 - 12:45 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents Nasim Ferdows, PhD. Room 636.

Tues 5/30

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The CESH Lecture Series presents Brian H. Willis, MRC Scientist at the Institute of Applied Health Research in the University of Birmingham, UK for part one of a four-part series: "Challenges to translating test research into practice: why may estimates of a test’s performance vary between studies?" Room 375.

Wed 5/31

11:45 - 12:45 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents Zhanlian Feng for "Filial Piety and Old Age Support in China: Past, Present, and Future." Room 636.