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Sep 21, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

College of Public Health Building,

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This free, two-day workshop provides a historical perspective and operational definition of racism. Participants will explore how race and racism have been constructed in the US and how ideas about race and racism live in our unconscious minds and social structures even 50 years after the successes of the Civil Rights movement. The workshop provides an essential foundation for work to undo racism in our communities and nation. A two-day commitment is required. The workshop takes place Sep...

Sep 21, 2018

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Colloton Pavilion, 1502 JCP (Ziffren Conference Room, Elevator H, Level 1)

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Dr. Lynne Davidson is the executive director for the 2020 Micro Clinic Initiative which works to improve maternal and child health and decrease mortality rates in rural Kenya. Dr. Lynne Davidson has over 25 years of experience in academic administration, political science, and international development. She joined 2020 MicroClinic Initiative in 2012 after consulting independently with several organizations on issues of poverty and microfinance. Dr. Davidson's academic career includes ser...

Sep 22, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

College of Public Health Building,

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This free, two-day workshop provides a historical perspective and operational definition of racism. Participants will explore how race and racism have been constructed in the US and how ideas about race and racism live in our unconscious minds and social structures even 50 years after the successes of the Civil Rights movement. The workshop provides an essential foundation for work to undo racism in our communities and nation. A two-day commitment is required. The workshop takes place Sep...

Sep 25, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217

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Learn from our partners at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (Columbus, OH) about their experience getting injury prevention work out of the journals and into the hands of policymakers, corporations, parents, teachers, and coaches. They will discuss the importance of sharing your program’s successes and research beyond journals and conferences, discuss ideas and a framework for doing so, and present a case study. Sponsored by the UI Injury Prev...

Oct 2, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

College of Public Health Building, N171 (Student Services Suite Conference Room)

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Learn more about the MHIRT International Research Internship program. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, this program offers internship placements in public health and the health sciences for students in Romania and Armenia. All placements are full-funded and off a living stipend for eligible students. Learn more at cph.uiowa.edu/mhirt

Oct 8, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, Ellig Classroom (N120)

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Join a conversation about rural economies and sustainability! This seminar will define rural wealth and will share a framework to assess rural development. Lunch is provided! Visiting Scholar Matt Fannin, PhD William H. Alexander Professor and J. Nelson Fairbanks Professor of Rural and Community Development Economics Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at Louisiana State University and the LSU AgCenter Visiting Scholar Thomas G. Johnson, PhD Professor Emeritus of ...

Oct 8, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217 CPHB

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Adrian Raftery, Ph.D. Professor Departments of Statistics and Sociology University of Washington Seattle, WA     “Bayesian Population Projections with Migration Uncertainty”   Abstract:  The United Nations recently issued official probabilistic population projections for all countries for the first time, using a Bayesian hierarchical modeling framework developed by our group at the University of Washington. These take account of uncertainty about future fertility a...

Oct 9, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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A Science Cafe is a public event that takes place in a casual setting and features an engaging conversation with scientists about a particular topic. Speaker: Dr. Ashu Mangalam About the Speaker: Dr. Ashu Mangalam is an Assistant Professor of Pathology within the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. His research goal is to develop better treatment options for multiple sclerosis and the role of the gut microbiome. Learn more about the speaker This is a community event th...

Oct 12, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pappajohn Business Building, Room S401

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Mary Sellers (MBA07),  U.S. President of the United Way, will speak on ethics and nonprofit governance. Interview setting, open to the public. 

Oct 16, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

111 Church Street, Library

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Most of us have experienced inspiration and a sense of discovery in our research, moments that remind us, this is why I do it. Flow, however, can feel all too rare—crowded out by meetings, never-ending email, or the challenges we face when we sit down to write and think.  Amidst these intensities, finding (and keeping!) joy in our research might seem like a luxury. Yet in addition to potentially making our days more pleasant, cultivating pleasure in our research can enhance its rigor, inv...

Oct 17, 2018

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, N171 (Student Services Suite Conference Room)

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Learn more about the MHIRT International Research Internship program. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, this program offers internship placements in public health and the health sciences for students in Romania and Armenia. All placements are full-funded and off a living stipend for eligible students. Learn more at cph.uiowa.edu/mhirt

Oct 18, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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A Science Cafe is a public event that takes place in a casual setting and features an engaging conversation with scientists about a particular topic Speaker: Dr. Craig Just About the Speaker: Dr. Craig Just is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering within the University of Iowa College of Engineering. His research interests include the use of sensors to measure water quality at rapid intervals and other wastewater treatment systems. Learn more about the speake...

Oct 20, 2018

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

College of Public Health Building,

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All CPH alumni, students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to attend the annual FREE pre-game breakfast: FREE breakfast catered by Griddle Me This, featuring pancakes, eggs, hash browns, bacon, and sausage. Live music provided by Justin Goodchild. Please RSVP at https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/homecoming

Oct 24, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217 CPHB

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In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Participants will need to complete the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) before the first session. Registrations should ensure they will be able to attend both sessions of th...

Nov 2, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, N171 (Student Services Suite Conference Room)

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Learn more about the MHIRT International Research Internship program. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, this program offers internship placements in public health and the health sciences for students in Romania and Armenia. All placements are full-funded and off a living stipend for eligible students. Learn more at cph.uiowa.edu/mhirt

Nov 7, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217 CPHB

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In this two-part session, participants will learn about developing their intercultural insights by exploring the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI generates an individual profile of “worldview orientation to difference,” and is based on the research of Dr. Milton Bennett and Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Participants will need to complete the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) before the first session. Registrations should ensure they will be able to attend both sessions of th...

Nov 10, 2018

All Day

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The American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals. More than 12,000 people attend, and thousands of new abstracts are presented each year, making APHA 2018 the most influential meeting in public health. 

Nov 12, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

College of Public Health Building, N160

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Last chance to meet 1-on-1 with MHIRT staff members and ask get your questions answered about the MHIRT application. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, this program offers international research internship placements in public health and the health sciences for students in Romania and Armenia. All placements are full-funded and off a living stipend for eligible students. Learn more at cph.uiowa.edu/mhirt

Nov 15, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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A Science Cafe is a public event that takes place in a casual setting and features an engaging conversation with scientists about a particular topic Speaker: Dr. Michelle Voss About the Speaker: Dr. Michelle Voss is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences within the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Her primary research areas include behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. Learn more about the speaker This is a community event that is free...