Upcoming Events

January Events

Fri 1/5

2 - 3 pm
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents Elizabeth White, MSN, MPH, CRNP for "“Nurse education and mortality among surgical patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.” Room 636.

Mon 1/15

6 - 9 pm
The Rhode Island Department of Health and Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together (COAAST) are hosting a FREE, community event at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium called Owning Our Story: About the Opioid Overdose Epidemic. This special event will feature TED-style Talks, testimonials, and an adaptation of COAAST´s "Four Legs to Stand On."
Speakers include: Josiah Rich, MD, MPH (Opioid Use Disorder: Understanding the Stigma and the Disease); Army Combat Veteran Paul Kandarian (War and Addiction: The Battle on Two Fronts); Author Alyssa Sullivan (Transcending the Story: The Healing Path of Connection). Facebook Event 

Thurs 1/18

2-3 PM
The CHER Lecture Series presents Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, PhD, MPH, CHES (Tufts University School of Medicine) for "Project DASH (Divas Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS): Results of a Pilot Study on HIV Risk and Mother-Daughter Communication Among African American Daughters with HIV+ Mothers," which examines the relationship and communications of HIV-positive women and their daughters with regard to future HIV risk and sexual behaviors of the daughters. Room 245.

Fri 1/19

12 - 1 pm
CAAS Rounds presents Jennifer Wall and Daniel Fitzgerald from Tobacco Free Rhode Island for "Tobacco and Nicotine Policy Efforts in Rhode Island.” Room 245.

Fri 1/19

3:30 - 4:30 pm
Healthcare in America presents Anupam Jena, MD, PhD, the Ruth L. Newhouse Assoc. Professor of Healthcare Policy at Harvard Medical School and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His talk , "Healthcare Economics: Medical Malpractice and Physician Behavior," will be held at the Alpert Medical School, Room 270, 222 Richmond StFood will be provided; open to the Brown community. Please RSVP.

Wed 1/24

12 - 1 pm
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research Brown Bag Series presents Ellen McCreedy, PhD, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Gerontology & Health Care Research, for "The relationship between family participation in care planning and advance directive orders for nursing home residents with dementia." Room 636.

Wed 1/24

3:30 - 4:30 pm
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research Brown Bag Series presents Erika Sevetson, MS, Head of Health and Science Information Services, Brown University Libraries Medical Librarian, Alpert Medical School. Erika's presentation is entitled, "PubMed Tips and Tricks." Room 245.

Wed 1/24

4 - 5 pm
The COBRE CBHD Seminar presents Nicholas Reich, PhD (Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, UMASS Amherst) for "Algorithm Soup: Improving Influenza Forecasting in the US using Ensemble Learning." Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241).

Fri 1/26

12 - 1 pm
CAAS Rounds presents Rosemarie Martin, PhD (Brown) for "You MATter: The Opioid Epidemic and Medication Assisted Treatment in RI Department of Corrections.” Room 245.

Mon 1/29

4 - 5 pm
The Brown Statistics C. K. Colver Lecture presents Jukka-Pekka Onnela, PhD (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health) for "Smartphone-based Digital Phenotyping." Room 245.

Mon 1/29

5:30 - 6:30 pm
The Healthcare in America preclinical elective is pleased to present Carl DvorakPresident, Epic Systems CorporationBoard of Directors, Health Information Trust Alliance, for "Technology for Accelerating Changes in Healthcare."  Room 160 at the Alpert Medical School (222 Richmond St). Food provided; open to the Brown community. Please RSVP here.

Wed 1/31

10am - 12 pm
Prospective students are invited to a Virtual Graduate School Fair, hosted by SOPHAS. Join the fair from anywhere and meet — live online — representatives from a number of public health schools. Register at sophas.careereco.net.

Wed 1/31

12 - 1 pm
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research 
Brown Bag Series presents  Tingting Zhang, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Services Policy & Practice. Dr. Zhang's's presentation is entitled, "Factors associated with Re-initiation of Antiretroviral Drugs in A Medicaid Cohort with HIV."  Room 636.


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

Advance-CTR Seminar Series
Biology of Aging Initiative Events

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies Events - CAAS Rounds
Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research Events
Center for Health Equity Events
Center for Statistical Sciences Events
Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences Events
Data Science Initiative Lectures & Events
Institutional Diversity & Inclusion Events 
Institute at Brown for Environment & Society Events
Population Studies and Training Center Events