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Jan 21, 2019

Jan 21, 2019

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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Join other UI students, faculty, and staff, and Iowa City community members for a Day of Service in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 21, 2019! If weather prevents us from serving on 1/21/19, the event's "weather date" will be Saturday, January 26, 2019. Registrants will be informed via email if the event is postponed. "MLK Day of Service is a federal holiday dedicated to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of his legacy and passion for service. Leg...

Jan 23, 2019

Jan 23, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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The CPH Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is sponsoring a privilege walk in conjunction with the showing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as part of the 2019 MLK Celebration of Human Rights Week.

Jan 24, 2019

Jan 24, 2019

4:00 PM

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Emeritus Faculty Lecture Series Seminar Title: Iowa Native Nations' Health Seminar Speaker: Joe Dan Coulter, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus The University of Iowa Department of Community and Behavioral Health Thursday, January 24 at 4:00pm Kollros Auditorium (Room 101), Biology Building East (BBE) Coffee and cookies will be available before the lecture. Parking: Iowa Avenue Parking Ramp Sponsored by the Emeritus Faculty Council

Jan 25, 2019

Jan 25, 2019

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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Would you like to teach English, study, or do research abroad for an academic year at no cost? Join International Programs for the seventh-annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop on Friday, January 25, 2019, from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Big Ten Theater (Room 348 in the Iowa Memorial Union). Please join UI Fulbright Program Advisor Karen Wachsmuth and Fulbright Faculty Mentors to find out more about opportunities to teach English, study, research, or do creative work abroa...

Jan 28, 2019

Jan 28, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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IIPHRP Executive-in=-Residence Kenneth Quinn, President and Founder of the World Food Prize and former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, will speak on global experiences, accomplishments, and current projects during this Spotlight Series event. Lunch will be provided. Cosponsored by IIPHRP and Global Public Health Initiative.

Jan 28, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Come learn about current volunteer opportunities with the Peace Corps as well as the application process. This event is open to the public. The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. Volunteers develop sustainable solutions to address challenges in education, health, community economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. Through their Peace Corps experience, v...

Jan 28, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Stephanie Kliethermes, Ph.D. Research Director American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Assistant Professor Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation University of Wisconsin Madison, WI     “Understanding the Impact of Youth Early Sport Specialization: Issues in Study Design and Appropriate Outcome Measures”   Abstract:  Sports specialization, defined as the intense training in a single sport to the exclusion of other types of physical activity, is ...

Jan 29, 2019

Jan 29, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE six-week summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college freshmen and sophomores interested in the health professions. This includes the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. SHPEP's goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare ...

Feb 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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In this Obermann Conversation, three researchers and practitioners will discuss alternative forms of treating alcohol and drug addictions, including effectiveness for various populations. Paul Gilbert conducts research to understand and address alcohol-related disparities. He is particularly interested in the ways that gender, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation shape drinking patterns, risk of alcohol use disorders, and use of treatment services. His current projects include an NIH-fu...

Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This workshop will show how interactive visualizations can be created directly within R for use within web pages, R markdown documents, R notebooks, or Shiny. This hands-on workshop will provide specific examples of creating interactive visualizations using popular JavaScript libraries without needing to know JavaScript. JavaScript libraries that will be shown within R include: plotly, leaflet, DataTables, highcharts, D3. The workshop will work through examples as a group and also give time ...

Feb 21, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Come learn about current volunteer opportunities with the Peace Corps as well as the application process. This event is open to the public. The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. Volunteers develop sustainable solutions to address challenges in education, health, community economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. Through their Peace Corps experience, v...

Feb 24, 2019

Feb 24, 2019

3:30 PM

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Karen Heimer is a professor of sociology and Collegiate Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies and is an affiliate of the UI Public Policy Center. Heimer researches and teaches in the areas of gender and violence, juvenile delinquency, criminal punishment, and causes of crime and violence. She currently is conducting research on the violent victimization of women and minorities, motherho...

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Come learn about current volunteer opportunities with the Peace Corps as well as the application process. This event is open to the public. The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. Volunteers develop sustainable solutions to address challenges in education, health, community economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. Through their Peace Corps experience, v...

Feb 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019

All Day

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The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is accepting applications for the 2019 cohort. The goal of CTMC is to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols. The focus is on investigators who have not previously designed their own prospective, interventional clinical trials. The residential part of course will be help from July 22 to 25 in Iowa City, IA. Funding for travel (within the U.S.) and accommodations will be provided for pa...

Mar 6, 2019

Mar 6, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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In partnership with the Center for Teaching and Learning, CPH faculty are invited to this workshop to learn how to write an effective case study to utilize in your classes. While this workshop will focus on utilizing global content in the classroom, the workshop will provide general information for creating and introducing public health case studies. More information coming soon. Sponsored by the Global Public Health Initiative

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

6:00 PM

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Come learn about service opportunities through the Peace Corps and the application process. This event is open to the public. The Peace Corps sends Americans with a passion for service abroad on behalf of the United States to work with communities and create lasting change. Volunteers develop sustainable solutions to address challenges in education, health, community economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. Through their Peace Corps experience, volunteers gain...

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. A pediatrician, scientist, and activist, Dr. Hanna-Attisha has testified twice before the United States Congress, was presented the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, and named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for her role ...

Mar 25, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. A pediatrician, scientist, and activist, Dr. Hanna-Attisha has testified twice before the United States Congress, was presented the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, and named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for her role ...

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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This course provides a practical introduction to mixed-models and related topics with R. These models allow for the analysis of nested and cross-classified data. Nested and cross-classified data structures occur often in many contexts (e.g. students nested within classrooms or schools, patients nested within clinicians, teeth nested within mouth, repeated observations nested within subject, etc). Participants will learn how to use a variety of mixed models and related packages available in R...

Apr 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Join us for a multicultural potluck celebrating the cultural diversity of our public health community. Bring a dish to share or stop by to sample foods from around the world. All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend. (Dish sign-up link coming soon.) Cosponsored by Global Public Health Initiative and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee.

Jul 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019

All Day

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The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is accepting applications for the 2019 cohort. The goal of CTMC is to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols. The focus is on investigators who have not previously designed their own prospective, interventional clinical trials. The residential part of course will be help from July 22 to 25 in Iowa City, IA. Funding for travel (within the U.S.) and accommodations will be provided for pa...