Upcoming Events

September Events

Tues 9/12

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research
 presents Julie Lima, Investigator in Health Services, Policy and Practice for  "Working with Confidential Data at the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research: Policies, Procedures and Current Data Holdings 2017."  Room 636.

Tues 9/12

5:00 - 6:00 PM
FREE PIZZA! 
Now that we have your attention . . . The School of Public Health's Graduate Student Council needs you! The council is open to all SPH graduate students. If you are interested in learning more about the role of the GSC or upcoming events, please join us in room 245.

Thurs 9/14

8:30 - 9:30 AM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research
 presents a repeat of Julie Lima's 9/12 talk: "Working with Confidential Data at the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research: Policies, Procedures and Current Data Holdings 2017."  Room 636.

Thurs. September 14

"If, When, and How to Be an active Bystander"
Noon - 1:00 pm
121 South Main St. room 245
This training opportunity is for SPH staff only. A light lunch will be provided. All SPH staff are encouraged to attend.

Fri 9/15

12:00-1:00 PM
The Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies
 presents Postdoctoral Research Fellow Tim Janssen for "Extensions of Logistic Regression in the Development of Addictive Behaviors: Informing the Way You Think about Theory." Room 245.

Mon 9/18

3:30-5:00 PM
The Brown Statistics Seminar Series,  presents Rui Feng, PhD, from the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Feng will present "Mendelian Randomization Using Multiple Genetic Markers." Room 245.  

Tues 9/19

12:00-6:30 PM
The Data Science Initiative Launch Event: 
Empowering Collaboration / Expanding Networks
Keynote: Andrew W. Moore, Professor and Dean, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Sayles Hall, Room 108 / Granoff, Martinos Auditorium Please Register

Tues 9/19

2:00-3:30 PM
Dissertation Defense: Benjamin Silver, Health Services Research

"Effects of Medicare Medical Review on Short-Stay Inpatient Hospital Use, Costs, and Patient Outcomes" 
Room 245. 

Wed 9/20

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The Health Services Research Seminar Series
 presents John B. Wong, MD, Professor of Medicine and Physician, Department of Medicine, Director, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Tufts CTSI, Tufts Medical Center. Lecture Title: "What do epidemiology, comparative effectiveness, and behavioral economics have to do with breast cancer screening?" Location: Room 245.

Thurs 9/21

12:00-1:00 PM
The Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health's Advanced Methods Journal Club presents George D. Papandonatos, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics (Research) for "Systematic Review and Meta Analyses on the FTO Genotype and Weight Loss."

Fri 9/22

12:00-1:00 PM
CAAS Rounds: The Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies introduces its new fellows and their research. Sarah Helseth, PhD and Alexander Sokolovsky, PhD. Room 245.

Friday 9/22

3:30-4:30 PM
L.E.A.D. (Learning & Engaging Around Diversity): An inclusive reading group. Join fellow School of Public Health faculty, staff, students, and post-docs for monthly School-wide conversations around topics related to diversity and inclusion. Room 375. TOPIC: the experiences of documented and undocumented immigrants

Mon 9/25

4:00-5:00 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents Joseph Francis, MD, MPH, Director of Clinical Analytics and Reporting, Veterans Health Administration. Dr. Francis' presentation is entitled, "The Wisdom and Follies of Numbers in Health Care." This presentation is open to the public. Room 375.

Tues 9/26

12:00-1:00 PM
The Center for Environmental Health and Technology Seminar Series presents Dominique Michaud, ScD (Tufts School of Medicine) for "Periodontal Disease, Microbiota Dissemination, and Cancer." Room 245.

Wed 9/27

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research
 presents Portia Cornell, PhD for  "Assisted Living for Residents with Dementia: Does Dementia-Specialized Licensing Matter?"  Room 636.

Thurs 9/28

5:00-6:30 PM
"Healthcare Access in an Uncertain Time," featuring David Barton Smith, PhD (Drexel), Ira Wilson, MD (Brown), Chanee Fabius, PhD (Brown), and Terrie Fox Wetle, PhD, Dean of the School of Public Health. IBES Auditorium, 85 Waterman St., 1st floor.

Fri 9/29

12:00-1:00 PM
The Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies
 presents Professor Jasjit Ahluwalia for "Health Equity: African American Smokers." Room 245.

Fri 9/29

3:00-4:00 PM
The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice presents Barbara Bardenheier PHD, MPH, MA (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) for a TED Talk & Lecture. TED Talk: "Does the risk of non-targeted infectious disease hospitalizations decrease following live vaccines?" Lecture: "Changes in lifespan and disabled years among US adults with and without diabetes: Compression or Expansion of Disability?" Room 375.


Save the Date!

Film screening: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
October 10th, 5:00-7:00 PM, 
School of Public Health, 121 South Main
Room 375

Panel discussion
October 12th, 12:00-1:00 PM
Alpert Medical School, Room 170

31st Annual Katz Lecture
featuring Christopher M. Callahan, MD, MACP (Indiana University School of Medicine)
"Building an Implementation Science Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Disease"
Wednesday, October 25 at 4:00 PM
School of Public Health, 121 South Main St., room 245

 



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