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Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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March 2014

UNC ECHO Health Disparities Seminar Series

March 21, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dr. Cheryl Woods-Giscombe, assistant professor at the UNC School of Nursing, and Dr. Sharon Elliott-Bynum, co-founder and executive director of CAARE, Inc., will present.   More information is available online.

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Duke professor to present BIOS seminar

March 26, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Fan Li, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University, will present "Weighting beyond Horvitz-Thompson in causal inference." More information is available online. Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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April 2014

NISS research fellow to present BIOS seminar

April 2, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Bob Obenchain, PhD, research fellow at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, will present “Patient micro-aggregation: ‘bottom up’ methods for rapid medical learning.” Dr. Obenchain is a biostatistician/pharmacoepidemiologist specializing in observational comparative effectiveness research, heterogeneous treatment effects and risk assessment-mitigation strategies for marketed pharmaceutical products. More information is available online. Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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UNC BIOS alumni career panel

April 3, 2014 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Learn about exciting careers in Biostatistics from departmental alumni. The panel includes biostatisticians from both academia and industry. Each panelist will provide an overview of their work and a summary of their professional activities since graduating. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions and network with panelists. A social hour at Top of the Hill will follow. Contact Ashely Buchanan, abuchan@email.unc.edu, if you have questions.

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Epidemiology seminar

April 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Enrique F. Schisterman, PhD, chief and senior investigator in the epidemiology branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), will present "Preconception low dose aspirin and preterm birth: findings from the EAGeR (Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction) randomized trial." This event is sponsored by the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility and the Department of Epidemiology. Contact Chandra Caldwell, chandra_caldwell@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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BIOS seminar

April 9, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Jin-Whan Jung, PhD, Steven Enck, PhD and John Brocklebank, PhD, SAS Institute Inc., will present "Recent trends related to the analysis of big data in industry." This talk will provide insight into what is going on in the different industries. More information is available online.

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ECHO Health Disparities Seminar

April 11, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Georgina Perez, MSW, LCSW, clinical social worker at the Duke Division of Community Health, and Melissa Green, MPH, project manager at UNC Sheps Center for Health Services Research, will present "Community engaged research with Latinas to improve mental health from intervention, to Photovoice, to Facebook: ALMA Project." More information is available online. This event is sponsored by NCTraCS and UNC ECHO. Contact Herleesha Anderson, handerson@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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“The Business of Being Born”

April 14, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

BEBES will screen "The Business of Being Born," a 2008 documentary film that explores the contemporary experience of childbirth in the United States. There will be a panel discussion to follow the screening. The suggested donation is $5.

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BIOS seminar

April 16, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Colin Begg, PhD, chairman and attending biostatistician of the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will present "The study of double primary malignancies: statistical ideas that can provide unique insights for interpreting epidemiologic data." More information is available online.

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BIOS seminar

April 23, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Thomas Richardson, PhD, director at the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences and professor of the department of statistics at the University of Washington, will present "Unifying the Counterfactual and Graphical Approaches to Causality via Single World Intervention Graphs (SWIGs)." More information is available online. Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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September 2014

CEHS Seminar Series

September 9, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Raymond Tice, PhD, chief, Biomolecular Screening Branch, National Toxicology Program, NIEHS, presents "Tox21: A U.S. Federal Collaboration to Improve the Human Hazard Characterization of Chemicals." This event is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS). More information is available online. Contact Jorge Izquierdo, jorgen@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Seminar: Applying Metabolomics in Rodent Models to Complete the Picture in Genetic, Nutrition, and Obesity Studies

September 23, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Kirk Pappan, PhD, senior study director, Metabolon, Inc., will present "Applying Metabolomics in Rodent Models to Complete the Picture in Genetic, Nutrition, and Obesity Studies." Lunch will be provided at no charge, followed by the discussion on how to successfully design and implement robust metabolomics studies to meet specific research goals. Seating is limited. More information, including registration, is available online. This event is sponsored by the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center. Contact Michelle Collins, mcc@email.unc.edu, if you have any…

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October 2014

Ibrahim, former dean, to speak

October 9, 2014 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Michel A. Ibrahim, MD, PhD, former Dean and Professor Emeritus at the Gillings School, presents "Ethical, Legal and Policy Aspects of Epidemiologic Investigations." Dr. Ibrahim currently serves as professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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CEHS seminar: “Genomic Instability from Replication Stress”

October 15, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Eric Brown, PhD, associate professor of cancer biology at the University of Pennsylvania, will present "Genomic Instability from Replication Stress." Contact Jorge Izquierdo, jorgen@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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CEHS fall seminar

October 22, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dr. Satoshi Tateishi, Kumamoto University (Japan), will present "Novel Roles of Rad18 and Checkpoint Kinase 2 in DNA Damage Tolerance and Tumor Suppression" at the next Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) Seminar Series.

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Seminar: Clinical Applications of Metabolomics in Nutrition and Obesity

October 28, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Tracy Shafizadeh, PhD, associate director of Lipomics Services, Metabolon, Inc., will present "Clinical Applications of Metabolomics in Nutrition and Obesity." Lunch will be provided at no charge, followed by the discussion on how to successfully design and implement robust metabolomics studies to meet specific research goals. Seating is limited. More information, including registration, is available online. This event is sponsored by the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center. Contact Michelle Collins, mcc@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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November 2014

SGHC hosts Ebola seminar

November 20, 2014 @ 10:45 am - 12:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Student Global Health Committee (SGHC) will host three speakers who have worked against Ebola in West Africa. Dr. Saye Dahn Baawo, assistant minister of health for curative services at the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare in Liberia will be the featured speaker. More information is available online (PDF). Contact Rabiga Khozhamkul, rabiga@live.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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January 2015

Princeton Researcher to speak on High-throughput genomic data

January 29, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Quefeng Li, PhD, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University, will present “Meta-analysis Based Gene and Pathway Identification for High-throughput Genomic Data." More information available online. Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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February 2015

Seminar with 2014 AEESP Distinguished Lecturer Bruce E Logan

February 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dr. Bruce E. Logan, Evan Pugh Professor, the Stan and Flora Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, and Director of the Engineering Energy and Environmental Institute at Penn State University, will present, "Energy Generation from Water: Just Add Salt." Contact Ashley McKinney, amckin@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Deepsouth film screening

February 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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UNC GRITS (Graduate Research and Intervention in the South) and CFAR Code (UNC Center for AIDS Research Community Outreach, Dissemination and Education Office) present a film screening and discussion of "deepsouth," an award-winning film that explores the unique experiences of activists and individuals living with HIV in the rural Deep South. Join activist Quinton Harper and observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a discussion of HIV in the South and in our North Carolina community. Contact grits@unc.edu for more…

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CEHS Spring 2015 Seminar Series

February 17, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) hosts Dr. Brian Lee, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Research Fellow at the Autism Institute, Drexel University. Dr. Lee will present, "Parental obesity and risk of autism in the child: causal or confounded?" Contact Jorge Izquierdo, jorgen@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Harvard Researcher to speak on predicting prognosis in cancer research

February 26, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Jennifer A. Sinnott, research associate, in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health will present “Statistical Learning Methods for Risk Prediction.” More information available online (PDF). Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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March 2015

BU professor to speak on modeling genome-wide association studies (GWAS)

March 5, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Luis Carvalho, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Boston University, will present “A Hierarchical Statistical Model and Computational Methods for Genome-wide Association Studies.” More information is available online (PDF). Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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“deepsouth” film screening & discussion

March 5, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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UNC Graduate Research and Intervention in the South (GRITS) is excited to present the rescheduled screening and discussion of the film deepsouth, an award-winning film on HIV in the rural Deep South. Activist Quinton Harper and UNC researcher Niasha Fray will lead a discussion of HIV in the South and in our NC community after the screening. More information available online. (PDF) Contact Steffani Bangel, grits@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Health behavior faculty candidate talk with Boynton

March 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Marcy Boynton, PhD, will present a talk titled, "Leveraging Advanced Multilevel Modeling Techniques to Explore the Link Between Stress and Obesity-related Behaviors." Boynton is a Statistician/Psychometrician at UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Contact Helena Mullen, hkm@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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UNC BIOS Doctoral Alumni Panel

March 19, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This panel brings together a group of doctoral alumni to discuss a range of topics from thoughts on worthwhile activities for current students to future career options. Panel members will include Drs. Annie Green Howard (UNC), Karen Kesler (Rho, Inc.), Guochen Song (Quintiles), Daniela Sotres-Alvarez (UNC) and Xiaofei Wang (Duke); the panel will be moderated by alumnus Dr. Todd Schwartz (UNC). Bring your questions! To learn more, visit the event website. Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Engineering Career Panel and TRU Benefit Night

March 25, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Learn about the experiences of engineers in various disciplines at this panel discussion, which features professionals from the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Professional Chapter at Research Triangle Park. After the panel, participants can network with the speakers and support the UNC-Chapel Hill EWB Chapter at the TRU Wine & Deli Bar from 7:15–10:15 p.m. Contact UNC Engineers Without Borders, uncewb@gmail.com, if you have any questions.

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Practicing Leadership for a Meaningful Public Health Career

March 26, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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What makes a leader? What does leadership mean in public health? Does it really influence professional success? Join a panel of distinguished public health leaders (either in-person or virtually) as they discuss leadership principles. Panelists include William Sollecito, DrPH, clinical professor in the Public Health Americas Program and former president of Quintiles America, Michael Stalker, deputy director of global health, population and nutrition and acting director of the Department of Global Health Research at FHI 360, and Birgitt Williams, president…

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UW Professor to speak on 3-D Genome Architecture

March 26, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Bill Noble, PhD, professor in the Departments of Genome Sciences and Computer Science at the University of Washington will present "A Three-dimensional Genome Architecture." More details can be found in the full event announcement. Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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April 2015

Emory Professor to discuss quantile regression

April 2, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Limin Peng, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory University, will present "Generalizing Quantile Regression for Counting Processes with Applications to Recurrent Events." Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Lee to defend dissertation on disparities in tobacco use

April 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Joseph Lee, a doctoral student in the Department of Health Behavior, will defend his dissertation titled, "The relationship between sexual minority couples and tobacco retailer density and marketing." Contact Helena Mullen, hkm@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Texas A&M professor to present BIOS seminar

April 9, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Tanya Garcia, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics, School of Public Health, Texas A&M Health Science Center, will present "Robust mixed-effects model for clustered failure time data: application to Huntington's disease event measures." Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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UAEM Report Card Launch Event

April 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Every year, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) releases a "report card" that evaluates the top United States research universities, of which UNC is one, on key contributions to urgent global health issues worldwide. This event will provide an in-depth analysis of UNC's report card score and discuss what the School can do to improve the score next year. There will also be a screening of the documentary "Fire in the Blood." RSVP for the event. Contact Akash Patlolla, akashp@live.unc.edu,…

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‘Original Ebola Hunter’ to speak about 1976 outbreak

April 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Joel Breman, MD, with the National Institutes of Health, will share his experiences responding to the first Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) in 1976. His talk will be followed by a panel discussion on "Exploring Careers in Global Health: Malaria, Bioanalysis and Law." Contact Naya Villarreal, nayavill@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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June 2015

Dissertation defense by Paul Fleming

June 10, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Paul Fleming, a doctoral student in the Department of Health Behavior, will defend his dissertation titled, "The role of masculine gender norms in HIV vulnerability among Dominican men enrolled in a circumcision feasibility trial." Contact Helena Mullen, hkm@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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October 2015

Learning symposium on public health in conflict settings

October 6, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Gillings Global Gateway™ and the Student Global Health Committee are co-sponsoring a learning symposium to increase awareness about essential knowledge and skills for mitigating and preventing conflict and managing natural and human-made disasters. Global presenters for this symposium come from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Liberia and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva. Local presenters come from the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, the Department of Peace and…

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Gillings School celebrates Food Day

October 23, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Food Day inspires people to become more informed about food issues that affect people at individual, local, state and federal levels. This year, Food Day will address the topic of sustainability in the current United States food system, with a focus on food waste. Attend a moving screening of “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story,” sponsored by the UNC Food For All academic theme, the Nutrition Coalition and the Graduate and Professional Student Federation. The event also will feature…

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Leadership, team development talk by Schwarz

October 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Roger Schwarz, president and CEO of Roger Schwarz & Associates, will present a talk entitled, “Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams: How you and your team get unstuck to get results.” The talk will focus on improved team performance, working relationships and general well being.

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November 2015

Free film screening of Vessel

November 4, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Public Health Leadership Student Association, Student Global Health Committee, Carolina BEBES and Population Connection Action Fund for a free film screening of Vessel, an award-winning documentary. In Vessel, a fearless sea captain sails a ship through loopholes in international law providing abortions on the high seas and leaving in her wake a network of emboldened activists who trust women to handle abortion on their own terms. Light refreshments will be served at 12:45 p.m.

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Kaufman talk on tobacco regulation

November 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Annette Kaufman, PhD, program director of the National Cancer Institute’s Behavioral Research Program, will present a talk titled, “Perspectives and Perceptions in the Era of Tobacco Regulation.” Dr. Kaufman’s program of research focuses on tobacco product harm judgments and the risk perceptions associated with tobacco use.

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Drug problem, access to medicines discussion

November 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, Student Global Health Committee and Gillings Global Gateway™ will sponsor this event titled “Tackling a Drug Problem: An Event About Access to Medicines.” Event speakers will discuss the millions of deaths caused by treatable diseases each year and lack of access to effective medicines. The speakers will explore why this issue exists and its effect on communities worldwide. The event will also cover how university students can change this reality. Discussion will touch on human…

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Schulz to accept award, present seminar

November 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Christopher R. Schulz, PE, BCEE, is the first of two winners of the 2015 Environmental Sciences and Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award. Mr. Schulz has 30 years of experience in the planning and designing of drinking water treatment facilities in the United States and abroad. After accepting the award, he will present his seminar titled, “Applying Innovation in Designing Water Treatment Systems.” For more information about the event, view the event flier (PDF).

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Film screening of ‘deepsouth’

November 30, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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For World AIDS Day, Graduate Research and Intervention in the South (GRITS) and the Community Outreach, Dissemination and Education (CODE) Office at the UNC Center for AIDS Research will present a screening of “deepsouth,” an award-winning film that explores the experiences of activists and people living with HIV in the rural American South. There will also be a panel discussion with local advocates and educators about HIV both in the local community and globally. Popcorn and snacks will be provided.

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January 2016

Support access to medicines with UAEM

January 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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No one should live or die because they cannot afford a medication. Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) is a UNC student organization that promotes access to medicines in low-resource countries. At their kick off event, they will discuss activities for the spring semester and enjoy light snacks. Attend to learn how you can advance equitable access to medicines. Please contact Alyson Bancroft, bancroar@live.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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February 2016

Panel on health disparities

February 15, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Three UNC researchers working in different areas of health disparities research will present short lectures on past or current disparities research followed by a panel discussion about challenges in their research. The presenters include Kemi Doll, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, Cleo Samuel, PhD, associate professor, and Victor Schoenbach, PhD, assistant professor, all with the Gillings School. Please contact Jennifer Spencer, jennifer_spencer@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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April 2016

Local food economy panel discussion

April 4, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Student Group Graduate Research and Intervention in the South (GRITS) will be hosting a panel titled, "Defining, Supporting and Sustaining a Local Food Economy." The discussion will be on what it takes to support a sustainable local food economy in the Triangle and Piedmont area. Panelists include: Mike Ortosky, Orange County; Rebecca Dunning, PhD, Center for Environmental Farming Systems; Alex Hitt, owner of Peregrine Farm; and Dara Bloom, PhD, NC State University. To learn more about the event, view the…

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Status Report on Coal Ash Response

April 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Tom Reeder, assistant secretary of the NC Department of Environmental Quality, will be hosting a seminar to discuss the status report on the coal ash response. This seminar is sponsored by the UNC Institute for the Environment and the UNC Superfund Research Program and will include a box lunch, so please RSVP to Kathleen Clabby, kclabby@unc.edu.

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August 2016

Integrating Mental Health Care into HIV Clinics

August 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dr. Angela Parcesepe, faculty candidate in the maternal and child health department, will present on, "Integrating Mental Health Care Into HIV Clinics: Understanding Needs, Gaps and the Implementation Environment."

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November 2016

MCH Faculty Candidate Seminar: Katherine Tumlinson

November 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Katherine Tumlison, PhD, will give a talk titled, "Quality of Care and Contraceptive Continuation in Low-income Countries."

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Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility Seminar Series: Mary B. Rice, MD

November 10, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Mary B. Rice, MD, of Harvard Medical School will give a talk titled, "Air Pollution and the Lung: New Frontiers in Environmental Epidemiology." Please contact Jorge Izquierdo, Jorge_Izquierdo@unc.edu, if you have any questions. This event is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility.

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January 2017

CEHS Seminar Series: “Evaluating Exposures to Unconventional Oil & Gas Development”

January 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Nicole Deziel, PhD, MHS, assistant professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health, will present "Evaluating Exposures to Unconventional Oil & Gas Development: A Case Study in Ohio." Please contact Jorge Izquierdo, jorge_izquierdo@unc.edu for more information. This is sponsored by the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS), as a part of the UNC-CEHS Spring 2017 Seminar Series.

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CUAB hosts trivia night

January 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Carolina Union Activities Board (CUAB) will host a free trivia night featuring various topics, including public health. Admission is free to UNC Students and their guests, and winners will receive a prize. More information is available on the group's Facebook page. Contact Travis Broadhurst, betravis@live.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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February 2017

CHES Spring 2017 Seminar Series

February 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Scott Burchiel, Distinguished Professor and DeSantis Chair of Pharmacogenomics at the University of New Mexico's College of Pharmacy, will present "Assessment of Arsenic Immunotoxicity in Humans and Mice." Conact Jorge Izquierdo, Jorge_Izquierdo@unc.edu, if you have any questions. This event is sponsored by the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility.

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March 2017

Visiting Professor Seminar: “Evidence-Based Health Policy: An Unfortunately Elusive Goal”

March 1, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Aaron Carroll, MD, MS, will present "Evidence-Based Health Policy: An Unfortunately Elusive Goal." Per researcher, professor, dean, author and pediatrician Carroll, medicine has been pushing more and more toward a scientific approach to its practice, focusing on evidence. But this push conflicts with the way medicine has been practiced for generations. Some doctors believe evidence-based practice is actually harmful. Carroll serves as Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Research Mentoring at Indiana University School of Medicine. Contact Alecia (Slade)…

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Spring 2017 Seminar Series

March 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The UNC-CH Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) hosts “Spartan: A New Genome Caretaker and Tumor Suppressor” featuring Yuichi Machida, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology, Mayo Clinic. Dr. Machida's lab focuses on how cells respond to DNA damage. His research team is one of the groups that discovered a new DNA caretaker protein, Spartan (DVC1), important to prevent mutagenesis caused by DNA damage. Contact Jorge Izquierdo, Jorge_Izquierdo@unc.edu, for more information.

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CEHS Spring 2017 Seminar Series

March 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Mary Crocker, MD, PhD, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellow at the UNC School of Medicine, will present "Community and Clinical Partnerships: A study of the Orange County Health Department's Asthma Home Assessment Program," as part of the UNC-CH Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) Seminar Series. Crocker is a third year fellow in Pediatric Pulmonology at the UNC School of Medicine. She is currently working with the Orange County Health Department to evaluate the Healthy Homes program, which aims to address environmental triggers for…

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April 2017

CEHS Spring 2017 Seminar Series

April 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Cheryl Lyn Walker, PhD, professor, Departments of Molecular & Cellular Biology and Medicine, and director, Center for Precision Environmental Health, Baylor College of Medicine, will present “Developmental Reprogramming of the Epigenome by Early Life Environmental Exposures,” as part of the UNC-CH Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) Seminar Series. Walker is a renowned molecular biologist who studies how the environment influences health and risk for disease, through research intersecting genetics, epigenetics and environmental health, combined with analyses of big omics…

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October 2017

Mini Symposium: Gut Microbes and Human Health

October 26, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This special Nutrition Faculty Seminar Workshop and Panel Discussion will discuss the next steps to move towards a functional understanding of the gut microbiota and develop strategies for translational microbiome research. The focus of the seminar will be on practical applications. Speakers will include: Karen Corbin, PhD, RD, investigator with the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes in Orlando Ian Carroll, PhD, assistant professor of nutrition with UNC Gillings Katie Meyer, ScD, MPH, assistant professor of nutrition with UNC…

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February 2018

Lunch and Learn: Global Health in North Carolina

February 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Student Global Health Committee will host a Lunch and Learn featuring Claire Neal, DrPH, executive director of the Triangle Global Health Consortium. She will discuss the economic impact of global health in North Carolina as well as ways to get involved in the global health community. Lunch will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Student Global Health Committee.  

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April 2018

Career Panel

April 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Please join us for the our first Pharmacoepidemiology Career Panel. Students from all departments and schools are encouraged to join. Please contact Jessica Young, jessica.young@unc.edu, if you have any questions. This event is sponsored by the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and the UNC-CH Student Chapter of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology.

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CEHS 2018 Seminar Series: Martina Gaggl

April 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Martina Gaggl, MD, will give this talk titled, "The Causal Association of Urinary Cadmium with Hypertension: Missing Data." Please contact Michael Sanderson, michael_sanderson@unc.edu, if you have any questions. This event is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility.

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September 2018

Seminar: Challenges and Opportunities of Addressing the Global Water Crisis

September 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Aaron A. Salzberg, PhD, is special coordinator for water and chief of the Water Division in the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. In this role, he manages the development and implementation of U.S. foreign policy on drinking water and sanitation, water resources management and transboundary water issues. Since 2000, Salzberg has been the United States’ lead representative on water issues in nearly all major international events on water, including the G8, the World Summit on Sustainable Development, the…

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Implementing Complex Interventions for Healthy Lifestyle Change

September 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This seminar will be presented by leading implementation scientist Laura Damschroder, author of The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Science Research (CFIR). She will highlight the importance of understanding context and tailoring strategies when implementing complex interventions. This event is co-sponsored by the Gillings School. Register online at tinyurl.com/y9uugelj. Refreshments will be served following the seminar, from 1-1:45 p.m. Please contact Catherine Rohweder, rohweder@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Director of Communications and Marketing Candidate Presentation: Denise Haviland

September 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Gillings School has invited three finalist candidates for the position of director of communications and marketing to share their thoughts on how they would manage communication and marketing activities to most effectively further the Gillings School’s mission. Please join this presentation by candidate Denise Haviland. Denise Haviland holds a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University. She joined Duke University in 2003 as the assistant director of communications for the Institute of Genome Sciences and…

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Director of Communications and Marketing Candidate Presentation: Ayana Davis Hernandez

September 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Gillings School has invited three finalist candidates for the position of director of communications and marketing to share their thoughts on how they would manage communication and marketing activities to most effectively further the Gillings School’s mission. Please join this presentation by candidate Ayana Davis Hernandez. Ayana Hernandez holds a Master of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and minor in writing from Spelman…

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October 2018

Seminar on Peace Engineering: Thinking in New Dimensions

October 1, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Joseph Hughes, PhD, is the University Distinguished Professor of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and Environment at Drexel University. During his visit to the Gillings School, he will present a seminar on Peace Engineering, the nation's first program dedicated to preventing and reducing violent conflict through education and research. The program integrates innovative technologies, approaches and policies with the studies and practices of peacebuilders and works in collaboration with PeaceTech Lab, an NGO headquartered in…

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Seminar – Behavior Change, Scale and Adaptive Management for Water and Health

October 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dr. Annie Feighery, co-Founder and CEO of mWater, is a behavioral health scientist specializing in management systems, water and health. She is the co-founder and CEO of mWater, a tech startup that leverages real-time, cloud-based management tools to catalyze the work of health professionals and governments around the world. She will deliver a talk titled, "Measure Better: Behavior Change, Scale and Adaptive Management as Core Competencies for the Next Chapter in Water and Health." Please contact Rhoda Cerny, rcerny@email.unc.edu, if…

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Minority Student Caucus General Body Meeting

October 8, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Please join the Minority Student Caucus for its first General Body Meeting! The Minority Student Caucus (MSC) advocates for issues of concern to students of color in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and promotes research and programs aimed at addressing public health issues that affect people of color. Membership is open to all students of color in the School and anyone else who is interested in supporting the Caucus’ mission. For more information, please visit their website.…

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November 2018

Engineering and the Drinking Water Microbiome Seminar

November 5, 2018 @ 10:10 am - 11:10 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Lutgarde Raskin, PhD, the 2018 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) distinguished lecturer, will present a seminar titled “Can engineering controls shape the drinking water microbiome and reduce the risk of opportunistic infections?”. Abstract: Biological treatment processes and particularly biofiltration have gained tremendous popularity in the drinking water field over the past decade. However, we do not yet understand how biofiltration, disinfection, and transport of treated water through distribution systems and building plumbing influence tap water and human…

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Funny You Feel That Way: Bassem Youssef on Politics and Humor in Public Health

November 8, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, Egyptian cardiothoracic surgeon Bassem Youssef created the first political satire show in the Middle East, earning millions of viewers every week. Now residing in California, he shares his wry observations on his own story, the current state of American politics and how propaganda lays the foundation for dictatorial regimes. Following his UNC-Chapel Hill performance of “The Joke is Mightier than the Sword,” Youssef will present "Funny You Feel That Way," co-sponsored by…

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Seeking Help: Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Seminar

November 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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All UNC students, faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the mental health services offered by UNC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). At this seminar, titled "Seeking Help: Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Help Seeking," CAPS representatives will discuss warning signs, risk factors and interventions, and inform participants about University services, referrals and costs.

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December 2018

Graphic Health Warnings Talk

December 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Department of Health Behavior for their faculty job talk, “Graphic Health Warnings to Reduce Tobacco Use and Obesity”, led by Marissa Hall, PhD. Marissa Hall, PhD is a behavioral scientist completing her postdoc at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her overall career goal is to inform the design of population-level strategies to prevent the two largest causes of preventable death in the US: tobacco use and obesity. Specifically, Dr. Hall’s program of research centers around designing and evaluating policies and health communications to…

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April 2019

BEBES Perinatal Health Panel – A NPHW Event

April 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Please join Carolina BEBES for an in depth discussion about the current maternal mortality and morbidity and health equity crisis in the US. The panelists will include an interdisciplinary group of health providers (midwife, lactation consultant, ob/gyn) for a discussion about the definition, importance, and current obstacles to cooperative care in the perinatal health setting. There will be a 45 minute panel followed by refreshments and an opportunity for panelists and participants to interact further. Panelists: -  Mattea Alexander, CD(DONA),…

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September 2019

The Conversation Training Session

September 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Representatives from The Conversation are coming to UNC's campus on Tuesday, September 10 and Wednesday, September 11. As you likely know by now, The Conversation is a media platform that works with experts to write articles on specific newsworthy topics that are then posted on The Conversation’s site (which has 2 million unique visitors a month) and on the Associated Press news wire, and may get picked up by additional media outlets. Unlike last year’s training sessions, these will be…

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Film Screening: “Life and Debt”

September 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Department of Maternal and Child Health welcomes all Gillings students, faculty, and staff to join us for a film screening and discussion. This documentary explores the impacts of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, InterAmerican Development Bank, and globalization policies on low-and middle-income countries through the voices of Jamaican farmers, workers, and government officials. A facilitated discussion on how the impacts of globalization have shaped the social/economic context for maternal and child health will immediately follow the film screening.…

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October 2019

Finding Hope (and a Job) in DC

October 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join Jerold Mande for a discussion on federal nutrition policy. Learn about the main "players" in nutrition policy in Washington DC, updates on major nutrition policy initiatives and tips for how to get a federal job and have an outsized impact on public health. Following his talk, Mande will be available at a reception to answer your questions and discuss networking for job opportunities in DC. Mande has decades of experience writing and implementing policy at the FDA, USDA, White…

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Inequality, Poverty and Sustainable Development: A Conversation with Aaron Williams

October 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Department of Health Policy and Management will be hosting Aaron Williams for a talk on "Inequality, Poverty and Sustainable Development" on October 30, 2019 from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room (1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall).

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November 2019

H.A. Tyroler Alumni Award Lecture 2019

November 6, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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David J. Ballard, MD, MSPH, PhD, FACP is the 2019 Herman A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient. Dr. Ballard is an adjunct professor in Health Policy and Management and is part of the Mentice AB Board of Directors. His talk, "Epidemiological Concepts and Methods to Advance STEEEP Health Care and the Quadruple Aim of Health Care: A Journey" will be on November 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room (1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall).

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January 2020

New Developments in Environmental Governance in China

January 31, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Environmental Sciences and Engineering's Distinguished Alumnus Award Presentation and Seminar Hua Wang, PhD, (PhD ‘97), Founding Dean of the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Renmin University, Beijing; Founding President of the Chinese Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Seminar Title: New Developments in Environmental Governance in China

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August 2021

Airborne feces: Yet another thing to worry about in 2021

August 25 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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All are invited to the weekly ESE In-House Seminar Series, which begins in person on Aug. 25 at 12:20 p.m. with Dr. Joseph Brown presenting “Airborne feces: Yet another thing to worry about in 2021.” The series asks speakers to tailor their presentations for a general audience so that all participants benefit. For more details, including how to join, please view the lecture flyer or view the full series. View the lecture webinar.

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September 2021

Mixing it Up: Prenatal Exposure to Metal Mixtures and Placental Gene Expression

September 1 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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September 1, 2021 - Lauren Eaves, PhD Candidate, ESE Mixing it Up: Prenatal Exposure to Metal Mixtures and Placental Gene Expression Topic: Reproductive Toxicology Introduction: Rebecca Fry, Faculty, ESE View the full seminar series. Watch the event online.

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“Well” here we are: How I became a Water Wizard

September 8 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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All are invited to the weekly ESE In-House Seminar Series which begins in person on September 8 at 12:20 p.m. with Dr. Crystal Lee Pow Jackson presenting “'Well' here we are: How I became a Water Wizard.” The series asks speakers to tailor their presentation for a general audience so that all participants benefit. For more details, including how to join, please visit view the lecture flyer and view the full series. Watch the lecture online.

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