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April 2014

7th Annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture

April 23, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dr. Malcolm Maclure, adjunct professor of epidemiology at Harvard University, will present “Compromising on rigor to encourage participation? Applying epidemiologic methods in patient safety and quality improvement.” The lecture is sponsored by the UNC student chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology. A reception will follow in 2102 McGavran-Greenberg Hall. Contact Erline Miller, erlinem@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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November 2014

NC-ACE seminar

November 4, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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North Carolina Academic Center for Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention (NC-ACE) will host "Creating, Implementing, and Evaluating Teen Court in Robeson County: How to Foster Community Partnerships to Develop Restorative Justice Programming for Rural Youth." Speakers will present information on the Roberson County Teen Court program,  community collaborations to sustain implementation of Teen Court, and the effectiveness of restorative justice programs. Contact Liz Knight, LKnight@med.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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February 2015

John C. Cassel Distinguished Lecture

February 4, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Department of Epidemiology as we welcome Moyses Szklo, MD, professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health. Szklo will present the 2015 John C. Cassel Distinguished Lecture, "Epidemiology for Public Health: Are We Missing the Boat?". Following the talk, a reception will be held on the first floor of the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building.

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March 2015

March epidemiology departmental seminar

March 4, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Rob Knight, PhD, professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering, University of California at San Diego, will serve as the guest speaker for the Department of Epidemiology's monthly seminar series. Dr. Knight will present “Microbes and their Role in Obesity and Malnutrition.” Contact Chandra Caldwell, chandra_caldwell@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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April 2015

Dean of Tufts nutrition school to speak at epidemiology seminar

April 1, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH, MPH, dean of Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, will present “Dietary and Policy Priorities for Obesity: Are All Calories Created Equal?” Contact Kapuaola Gellert, kapuaola@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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8th Annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture

April 8, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Nancy Santanello, MD, MS, FISPE, retired vice President and head of Global Epidemiology, is the 2015 lecturer. This event is hosted by the Student Chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, The Center for Pharmacoepidemiology, and The Department of Epidemiology. Contact Marissa Seamans, seamans@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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March 2016

3rd Annual Bobby Boyd Leadership Lecture

March 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Bobby Boyd Leadership Lecture Series provides a forum for leaders from various fields of practice to discuss their experiences and their use of specific strategies to provide leadership aimed to promote social change interventions. This year, Carol Wilson Spigner, DSW, will speak on, "Social Policy and Social Change: Lessons Learned From Integrating Policy and Practice in the Real World." With 40 years of experience as an advocate for improved outcomes and better treatment of children, families and communities, Spigner…

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April 2016

Measuring Child Wellbeing in Practice

April 6, 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Measuring Child Wellbeing in Practice: Reconciling Measurement Approaches with Theory The field of child well-being has many well-validated instruments; however, the phenomenon that these instruments purport to measure remains poorly articulated and highly disparate. This situation has arisen because the theory of child well-being remains relatively underdeveloped relative to measurement. Consequently, and in contrast to other scholarly disciplines, theory has not driven the measurement of child well-being. In this talk (the keynote to the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion…

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9th Annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture

April 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Miriam Sturkenboom, PharmD, PhD, professor of pharmacoepidemiology at Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, will give a lecture titled, "Distributed Data Models Applied to Global Vaccine Issues." For more information about the 9th Annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture sponsored by the UNC-Chapel Hill Student Chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, view the event flyer (PDF). Please contact Jessica Young, jcy10@email.unc.edu, for any questions.

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John C. Cassel Lecture by Galea

April 20, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Sandro Galea, DrPH, dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health, will be the speaker of the John C. Cassel Lecture sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology. The presentation is titled, "The social in context: On rational priority setting in quantitative population health science."

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June 2016

22nd annual National Health Equity Research Webcast

June 7, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs will present the 22nd annual National Health Equity Research Webcast. Find all the details in the UNC Gillings news story that previews the event.

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September 2016

Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Seminar

September 7, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Robert Dittus, MD, MPH, Albert and Bernard Werthan Professor of medicine; senior associate dean for population health sciences; executive vice president and public health and health-care director in the Institute for Medicine and Public Health at Vanderbilt University, is the 2016 Herman A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. This award recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of graduates of the epidemiology department. This event is sponsored by the Alumni Association of the Department of Epidemiology at the Gillings School. Please contact…

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October 2016

Stigma Free Carolina: Expert Panel

October 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Stigma Free Carolina and the Royster Society of Fellows will convene a panel of mental health experts. Panelists will discuss mental health, stigma reduction strategies and related issues, followed by a Q&A session and discussion with attendees. Free food from Med Deli will be provided. Register online at tinyurl.com/j4agmzz. Please contact Nelson Pace, nelson@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Symposium for Multi-Disciplinary Research on the Opioid Crisis

October 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center as they bring together cross-disciplinary researchers to discuss and examine the different ways experts are tackling the opioid crisis within and outside of UNC. Panel experts in opioid overdose prevention, etc. will present their perspectives and research findings in addressing this national problem. Learn more about the panelists at the event website. Please contact Eva Bland, ebland@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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February 2017

Epidemiology Seminar: Evolution of CVD Epidemiology in Native Communities

February 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Barbara Howard, PhD, senior scientist and former president of MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI), presents a lecture titled, "The Strong Heart Study and WATCH?: the Evolution of CVD Epidemiology in Native Communities." This event is sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology. Please contact Chandra Caldwell, chandra_caldwell@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Seminar: Medicaid Expansion and the ACA

February 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP, director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan, will present "Medicaid Expansion and the ACA: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Headed?" Dr. Ayanian received his BA from Duke University, MD from Harvard Medical School, and Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Prior to joining the University of…

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April 2017

Jean Kilbourne: Gender Based Violence Symposium

April 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The UNC Gender-Based Violence Research Symposium keynote will be internationally acclaimed media critic, author and filmmaker, Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. Her work focuses on the image of women in advertising and the connection to public health issues, such as violence against women, eating disorders and addiction. Following the keynote there will be panel discussions, student presentations and hands-on activities. Attendance to the symposium is free and open to the UNC community and general public. Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available. More…

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2017 Harry Guess Memorial Lecture

April 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Susana Perez-Gutthann, MD, PhD, MPH, FISPE, vice president and global head of epidemiology, RTI Health Solutions, will present "Looking Behind the Codes (PDF)." More information about past lectures is available on the Harry Guess Memorial Lecture page.

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November 2017

Film Screening – “Resilience”

November 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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"Resilience" is a documentary on adverse childhood experiences. The screening will be followed by a discussion with guest speakers Rep. Greg Meyer from the NC General Assembly, Orange County and April Harley, the North Carolina Executive Director for the Nurse-Family Partnership. They will discuss evidence-based strategies for prevention and promoting resilience. Please contact Lisa de Saxe Zerden, lzerden@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions. This event is sponsored by the UNC School of Social Work and Prevent Child Abuse NC.

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February 2018

“Paper Tigers” Screening

February 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Paper Tigers examines how an alternative high school in a rural community works to heal youth struggling with adverse childhood experiences. Join us for the film screening, preceded by an introduction of our plans for the new Child Maltreatment Research & Practice Network. Please contact Rebeccah Sokol, rwoodke@live.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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April 2018

Gender-based Violence Symposium

April 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The 4th Annual Gender-Based Violence Research Symposium will feature presentations from UNC students and faculty as well as guest researchers, including Sarah Gamble, PhD, an interdisciplinary lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley and Emily Rothman, ScD, associate professor of community health sciences at Boston University. This year's presentations are themed, “Creating a safe campus environment,” with an emphasis on preventing and responding to campus sexual assault and harassment. Please contact Sarah Treves-Kagan, stkagan@live.unc.edu, if you have any questions or…

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Harry Guess Memorial Lecture

April 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Please join the UNC Student Chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and the Department of Epidemiology for the 11th annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture. The speaker will be Richard Platt, MD, MSc, professor and chair of the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The title of his talk is, "Building a Learning Health System: How Harry Guess Helped Lay the Foundation." A reception catered by Mediterranean Deli will follow the lecture. Please contact…

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May 2018

Hettleman Lectures

May 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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All are invited to presentations by two of UNC's most distinguished young scholars, the winners of the 2017 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. At 1 p.m., Mara Buchbinder, PhD, associate professor of social medicine and adjunct associate professor of anthropology, will present, "Assisting Death in America: A Cultural Account of a New Medical Frontier. At 2 p.m., Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, associate professor of health policy and management, will present, "Survival of the Richest: How Wealth,…

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November 2018

Talk on Bullying, School Violence and Climate

November 29, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the UNC School of Social Work for a presentation by Ron Avi Astor, PhD and Rami Benbenishty, PhD. The authors will present the theoretical model developed in their new book, entitled, “Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving Contexts.” They will present the implications of their model for theory, methodology, policy development, and practice and will illustrate their ideas in the context of weapons in schools and youth suicide. Pizza will be provided before the presentation. Contact Gary Cuddeback for more information.

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April 2019

12th Annual Harry Guess Memorial Lecture

April 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dr. David Graham, Associate Director at the Food and Drug Administration, will be giving a lecture titled "Observational studies, effectiveness, and real-world evidence: How do we get there from here?" A reception catered by Tandem will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the UNC student chapter of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology and the Graduate and Professional Student Federation.

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August 2019

UNC Campus Community Forum: NC State Health Plan

August 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Please note that attendance at Forum Community Meetings is considered worktime for staff if cleared with one's supervisor in advance of the meeting, and the meeting occurs during that employee's work schedule. Event Information Sponsored by Employee Forum, UNC Faculty Council and Carolina Black Caucus.

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September 2019

Navigating the First-Gen Grad Student Identity

September 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Are you the first in your family to pursue a graduate degree? How do you navigate the academy? Do others feel the same way? What does it look like to succeed as a first-generation graduate student? Attend a diverse panel of faculty, staff, and students as they share their personal narratives as first-generation graduate students. Come prepared to engage with the panel in meaningful discussion. Lunch will be served immediately following the panel for continued conversation. Register now. This event…

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Skill in Action: The intersection of yoga and social justice

September 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the School of Social Work for their first lunchtime Clinical Lecture Series workshop "Skill in Action: The intersection of yoga and social justice". Come learn tools for self-care, psychotherapeutic work, and collective action by understanding the relationship between yoga and creating change. This event is sponsored by the UNC School of Social Work. Contact Deborah Barrett, PhD, LCSW, with questions.

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Networks in Child Development Lecture

September 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Laura M. Justice, PhD, will present a lecture titled, "Networks in Child Development: from Biology to Society" as part of the 2019-2020 Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Lecture Series. View more information.

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October 2019

Neural Networks as a Function of Social Context

October 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is pleased to host Eva Telzer, PhD, for a distinguished lecture on Wednesday, October 30 at 3 p.m. at the School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Auditorium. The Lecture will be titled "Neural Networks as a Function of Social Context."

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November 2019

Cannabinoid Use in 2019

November 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This topical workshop will provide participants with up-to-date information about cannabinoid use in North Carolina and in the United States. Specific emphasis will be on medicinal use, policy guidelines and social and health implications. Attendance is free and CEs offered. Registration is required. Visit the website for more information and to register.

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January 2020

Evaluating Drivers of Age of Diagnosis Disparities for Virginia’s Rural Children with Autism

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Despite the known benefits of early autism diagnosis, the average age in the U.S. is still around 4 years old. Research suggests that rural children may be diagnosed later than those living in urban areas, but the reasons for this disparity are not well described using traditional methods of rural classification. Using a state-wide payer dataset, we evaluated multiple geospatial drivers for age of diagnosis disparities in a cohort of children born in Virginia in 2011. Our findings suggest using…

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February 2020

Social Status and Social Behavior in Peer Networks: A Developmental Perspective

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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FPG Lecture Series Welcomes Dr. Antonius H. N. (Toon) Cillessen Children and adolescents spend a significant amount of time each day in the company of peers. Together with their peers, children acquire a wide range of skills, attitudes and experiences that influence their cognitive, emotional, and social development. Peers are also powerful socialization agents, contributing well beyond the collective influences of family, school, and neighborhood. This lecture will focus on the importance of peer relationships and interactions for development. Specifically,…

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March 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: Biology, Epidemiology and Public Health Response

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work), Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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SPECIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR Coronavirus Outbreak: Biology, Epidemiology and Public Health Response  Dr. Ralph Baric, Distinguished Professor Dr. Kim Powers, Associate Professor Dr. Aaron Fleischauer, Chief Science Officer at N.C. Division of Public Health Dr. David Weber, Professor Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:00 a.m., 136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg (School of Social Work Auditorium) RSVP required.

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