Upcoming Events

Wednesday 4/18

9 - 10am
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research presents Patricia D. Franklin, MD, MBA, MPH (University of Massachusetts Medical School) for "Complementary Roles of Registries and EHRs to Generate Real-world Evidence: Lessons from FORCE-TJR." Room 245.

Wednesday 4/18

4 - 5pm
The Center for Global Cardiometabolic Health
presents Carl G. Streed Jr., MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital) for "The Health of Sexual and Gender Minorities: Acceptance/Rejection as Exposure." Room 375.

Thursday 4/19

12 - 1pm
The Data Science Initiative 
presents Tom Trikalinos, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice and the Director of the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, for "Semi-automating citation screening for systematic reviews." Foxboro Auditorium, Kassar House.

Documentary 'The Rape of Recy Taylor' Comes to Brown: Join a Conversation on the Film
Join the Swearer Center for two screenings of "The Rape of Recy Taylor," which will be followed by panel discussions featuring documentary filmmakers and community leaders. The documentary exposes the legacy of physical abuse inflicted upon black women and reveals Rosa Parks' intimate role in Recy Taylor’s story.  
Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 75 Waterman St.

Friday 4/20

12 - 1 pm
CAAS Rounds presents Lynn Hernandez, PhD (Brown) for "Implementing a Computerized Brief Intervention for Adolescents in the Rhode Island Family Court: Lessons Learned from a Pilot.” Room 245.

2 - 3 pm
The L.E.A.D. Reading Group
 invites you to join fellow School of Public Health faculty, staff, students, and post-docs for monthly School-wide conversations around topics related to diversity and inclusion. This month's topic: Implicit/Unconsci Bias and One-Year Reflection. This is the one-year anniversary meeting of LEAD. As always, snacks and refreshments will be provided.  Room 247.

Wednesday 4/25

12 - 1 pm
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research Brown Bag Series
 presents Christiana Provencal, MA, QA/QI Administrator and Ita Irizarry, MA, Senior IRB Manager from Brown University's Office of Research Integrity. The title of their presentation is, "The Human Research and Protection Program (HRPP) and the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program: Who we are, what we do, and how we can help you."  Room 636.

12 - 1 pm
The Center for Environmental Health and Technology
presents Madeleine Scammell, DSc (BU School of Public Health) for "The mystery of Mesoamerican Nephropathy: Research in Response to a Public Health Crises." Room 245.

Friday 4/27

12 - 1pm
The Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health
presents Tianjing Li, PhD (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) for "Access to multiple reports of clinical trials: Problems or solutions?" Room 331.

Tuesday 5/1

The Miriam's Hospital Women's Association presents Pam Weintraub, author of Cure Unknown: Inside the Lyme Epidemic. Ms. Weintraub will speak about her book, based on her family's journey through diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave. Providence. RSVP to Vickie.Scott@Lifespan.org.

Thursday 5/3

4 - 6 pm
RI KIds Count
presents the 2018 Lipsitt-Duchin Lectures in Child and Youth Behavior and Development: Creating Positive Futures—Resilience Starts in Infancy, featuring Arnold Sameroff, PhD (University of Michigan). Salomon 001, Free and Open to the Public.

Wednesday 5/9

12 - 1 pm
The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research Brown Bag Series
 presents Nasim B. Ferdows, PhD (Brown)  for "Rural Urban Disparities in Mortality Rate and Availability of Care."  Room 636.

Friday 5/11

12 - 1pm
The i-BSHS Seminar Series presents Steven Gortmaker, PhD (Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health) for "The Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Epidemic: The Most Cost- Effective Prevention Strategies.Room 245.

Monday 5/21

The 2018 Biology of Human Aging Colluquium 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. Please see the schedule for the 2018 colloquium.

Friday 5/25

5:00 - 6:30 PM
School of Public Health, 121 South Main St. Providence, 3rd floor
Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and their guests are welcome to kickoff the weekend festivities with us. Please RSVP!

Saturday 5/26

9 - 10PM
List Art Building 64 College St. Providence
"MINDFULNESS: What We Know and Where We're Headed" 
with Professor Eric Loucks, PhD 

Sunday 5/27

The School of Public Health Commencement Ceremony will be held under the tent on the Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle (Lower Green), behind Sayles Hall. The Ceremony is estimated to begin at 2:30 pm, immediately following the University Ceremony. For additional details, visit Commencement 2018 or the Commencement FAQ.



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
Food Studies at Brown Events
Institutional Diversity & Inclusion Events 
Institute at Brown for Environment & Society Events
Population Studies and Training Center Events
Psychiatry & Human Behavior Events