Addressing economic determinants of HIV vulnerabilities in high-risk young adults

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Visiting from Indiana University SPH, Dr. Larissa Jennings Mayo-Wilson's research focuses on using economic-strengthening interventions, mobile health technologies, and applied behavioral economics to improve sexual and reproductive health (SRH), including HIV, in economically disadvantaged populations in the US and abroad. Her research centers on youth and young adults, people living with HIV, racial and ethnic... Read more »

Women’s Healthcare Professionals Panel

Women’s Healthcare Professionals Panel hosted by Carolina BEBEs Nov. 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Join the Carolina Bebes—Birth & Breastfeeding Evidence-Based Education and Support group for a panel discussion on women's healthcare careers! They will have a range of speakers including a certified nurse-midwife, lactation consultant, nutritionist and maternal health education training coordinator. Come ready for a... Read more »

Black Women Be(en) Knowing: A Critical Conversation about Reproductive Justice

This Critical Conversation is designed to be an interactive discussion to help you understand the meaning and history of reproductive justice, the legacy of reproductive oppression, and the ways in which our society is organized and designed to make reproductive choices for people who have historically been marginalized, particularly BIPOC people. Learn more. This event... Read more »

The impact of sleeping and waking behaviors on maternal health during pregnancy

Please join NC TraCS for a CTSA Grand Rounds seminar, "The impact of sleeping and waking behaviors on maternal health during pregnancy," with Marquis Hawkins, PhD. He will discuss his work on sleep health characteristics and gestational weight gain. Hawkins is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh and... Read more »

Critical Conversations: Operationalizing Reproductive Justice

"Critical Conversations: Operationalizing Reproductive Justice" with Caitlin Williams, MSPH, and Marissa Velarde, MPH, on Thursday, March 24 from 12:30-1 p.m. on Zoom. Reproductive justice (RJ) has received increasing attention from mainstream public health in recent years. However, there remains a gap in knowledge and application within public health practice and research. In this Critical Conversation,... Read more »

Mobilizing African American Mothers through Empowerment

0003/0004 Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join the Gillings Student Government Association (SGA) to learn more about Racism and Maternal and Child Health Outcomes. This recorded lecture will be provided by Mobilizing African American Mothers through... Read more »

Canvas Challenge Summer 2022

The Canvas Challenge is a multi-module, guided-paced course available fully online on Canvas for Gillings’ teaching faculty. The Challenge affords instructors a collaborative space to refine their pedagogical practices with discussion among faculty, facilitation of an instructional designer, and support in course development in Canvas. Register for the summer cohort by COB on Friday, July... Read more »

UNC Center of Excellence 2022 Leadership Panel

Join the UNC Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health as they explore topics presented in three journal articles featured in the upcoming MCH Journal Special Issue “Developing and Strengthening the Current and Future MCH Public Health Workforce: Building Capacity, Aligning Systems and Addressing Emerging Challenges”. Lauren Raskin Ramos, Isabella Guynn and James (Jimmy)... Read more »

New NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Info Session

This session will cover the scope and requirements of NIH’s new Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy that goes into effect on January 25, 2023. Supplementary NIH guidance on the DMS plans required in proposals, data repository selection and allowable costs in proposal budgets will also be reviewed. Some resources and tools to help researchers... Read more »

Population-based digitalized interventions with telephone coaching for childhood anxiety, preschool disruptive behavior and prenatal depression

136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work) Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) welcomes Andre Sourander, MD, as the first distinguished speaker of their 2022-2023 series on September 28 at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Sourander will present "Population-based digitalized interventions with telephone coaching for childhood anxiety, preschool disruptive behavior and prenatal depression." Dr. Sourander’s presentation will describe the background, development of... Read more »