Upcoming Events

March Featured Events

Monday March 6      

Black History Month Lecture:
Dr. Mindy Fullilove
"<3/5th's: Assessung the Costs of 400 Years of Inequality"
4:00-5:30 pm
School of Public Health, room 375
In 2019 we will observe the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans in Jamestown, to be sold into bondage.  What have those 400 years meant for the United States?  The anniversary offers us an opportunity to explore. 

Monday March 13   

HBO Documentary, Risky Drinking: Screening & Panel
5:30-7:30 pm
Friedman Auditorium, Metcalf Building
190 Thayer St. Providence 

From Oscar and Emmy winner Ellen Goosenberg Kent and journalist/producer Perri Peltz, Risky Drinking takes a case-study look at the hazards of alcohol use and details the ways the medical community views and treats “risky drinkers.” A panel of experts will follow the film from the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.
 

March Events


Thurs 3/2

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The HSR Seminar Series presents Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, for "Dementia and the Arts: Transdisciplinary perspectives through a public health policy lens."

Friday 3/3

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The i-BSHS Seminar Series presents Alka Kanaya, MD Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California, for “Sociocultural Determinants of Cardiometabolic Disease among South Asians: The MASALA Study.”

Mon 3/6

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The Department of Epidemiology presents Angela M. Bengtson, PhD (UNC) for "Improving the Health of HIV-infected Women During Pregnancy: Addressing Reproductive, HIV and Mental Health Outcomes." Room 375.

Mon 3/7

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The Department of Epidemiology presents Edmond Shenassa, ScD Associate Professor, Family Science University of Maryland  for “In- utero Exposure to Nicotine and Lifetime Risk of Depression: Methodologic Challenges and Solutions.” 

Wed 3/8

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents Amit Kumar, PT, MPH, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Health Services, Policy and Practice. Dr. Kumar's presentation is entitled, "Intensity of Rehabilitation Services in Medicare Advantage versus Traditional Medicare Fee-For-Service Beneficiaries.​"  Room 636.

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The HSR Seminar Series presents Amresh Hanchate, PhD, Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine for "Determinants of Hospital Destination for ED Care."

Wed 3/15

11:45 - 12:45 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents  Chanee Fabius, PhD, Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Health Services, Policy and Practice for "Racial differences in Medicaid home and community-based service utilization among people with multiple sclerosis.​"  Room 636.

Thurs 3/16

March 16-17: Terra Populus Project Workshop: Integrating Population and Environment Data. This two-day workshop, presented by the Population Studies and Training Center, provides participants with an introduction to the intricacies of integrating demographic and environmental data—a necessary step in any research that investigates human environment interactions (e.g. land use and migration or climate and demographic change). Contact Rachel_Franklin@brown.edu or Zhenchao_Qian@brown.edu for more details. Register here.

Friday 3/17

12:00 - 1:00 PM
CAAS Rounds presents Elizabeth Aston, PhD Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research), for “Qualitative Research with Frequent Marijuana Users.” Room 245.

Mon 3/21

4:00 - 5:00 PM
The Department of Epidemiology presents Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH Dean, Boston University School of Public Health Professor, Family Medicine Boston University School of Medicine, for
“New Directions in Population Health: From Risks to Consequences.” 

Wed 3/22

11:45 - 12:45 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents  Birgitte Graverholt, PhD, MSN, 2016-17 Harkness Fellow, Head of Centre for Evidence-Based Practice, Bergen University College, Norway. Dr. Graverholt's presentation is entitled, "Norwegian Healthcare System​."  Room 636.

Friday 3/24

12:00 - 1:00 PM
CAAS Rounds presents Patricia A. Cioe, PhD, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research), for “Development of a tailored intervention to reduce CVD risk in persons living with HIV.” Room 245.

Wed 3/29

11:45 - 12:45 PM
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents  Kali S. Thomas, PhD, MA, Assistant Professor in Health Services, Policy and Practice, for "Linking National Program Data with Medicare Claims to Examine Meals on Wheels Clients' Healthcare Utilization and Costs.​" Room 636.

Friday 3/31

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The i-BSHS Seminar Series presents Frederick Muench, PhD, Director, Digital Health Interventions, CASPIR at Northwell Health for "Building and sustaining multi-modal digital behavioral health interventions." 



School of Public Health Events Calendar

Ongoing department and center colloquia:

Behavioral and Social Sciences Events
Biostatistics Events
Epidemiology Events
Health Services, Policy & Practice Events

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies Events - CAAS Rounds
Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research Events
Center for Statistical Sciences Events
Center for Health Equity Events
Population Studies and Training Center Events
Institutional Diversity & Inclusion Events 



Save the Date!

April 20     Barnes Lecture featuring Sandro Galea, Dean, Boston University School of Public Health, 4:00-5:30 pm in room 375.