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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

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Michael P. Jones, Ph.D. Professor Department of Biostatistics College of Public Health University of Iowa     “Linear Regression with Left-Censored Covariates and Outcome”   Abstract:  A common problem in environmental exposure assessment and toxicology is the occurrence of contaminant levels that fall below a laboratory's ability for accurate measurement.  Values below this limit of quantification are said to be left censored. A few examples include nitrates (Iowa...

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 26, 2019

Mar 26, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Topic Cancer Immunotherapy Comes of Age – How we are learning to use the immune system to treat cancer Speaker Dr. George Weiner 

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...

Mar 27, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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All College of Public Health faculty, staff, and students are invited to the CPH Open Forum to hear updates from around the college.

Mar 27, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Englert,

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Join us for a thoughtful discussion of politics in the United States and the future of the Democratic and Republican parties from left, right and analytical perspectives. Featuring Melissa Ryan of Ctrl Alt-Right Delete, Chris Buskirk of American Greatness, and Tamara Keith of NPR.

Mar 28, 2019

Mar 28, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Topic Local to Global, the Spectrum of Agriculture Speaker Dr. Brandi Janssen 

Apr 1, 2019

Apr 1, 2019

All Day

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College of Public Health Research Week features poster sessions, guest speakers, a student case competition, conferences, awards, and more! View the schedule at https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/research-week/

Apr 3, 2019

Apr 3, 2019

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Come watch this year's interdisciplinary teams from across the university present their innovative health interventions relating to this year's topic. Each team will have 15 minutes to present to a panel of expert judges, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A.  Grand prize = $500 per person The case topic will be announced during a Spotlight event on March 4th. A part of Research Week 2019, this event is cosponsored by IIPHRP, the Global Public Health Initiative, and the CPH Research Office.

Apr 3, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Debra Waldron, MD, MPH, FAAP, is the Senior Vice President, Healthy and Resilient Children, Youth, and Families at the American Academy of Pediatrics. She oversees multiple programs that address the bio-psycho-social needs of children and their families. She previously was the Director of the Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs in the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal Child Health Bureau. Dr. Waldron was...

Apr 4, 2019

Apr 4, 2019

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

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The University of Iowa  Health Equity Advancement Lab's (HEAL) mission is to promote health equity through community-engaged public health research and practice, with a particular emphasis on communities in the state of Iowa and Midwest region that experience inequities. HEAL’s Annual Science of Health Equity Summit will highlight current evidence-based health equity work being done here at the University of Iowa and in other areas around the United States through a perspective of how local ...

Apr 4, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The Hansen Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals. The title of his presentation is: "Getting to Equity in Health Care: Lessons from Kaiser Permanente." His talk is free and open to the public.

Apr 4, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Antimicrobial Resistant Zoonotic Disease Outbreaks: A Case for One Health Data Sharing Presented by: Megin Nichols, DVM, MPH, DACVPM serves as the Enteric Zoonoses Activity Lead at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this role, she works on multistate outbreaks of Salmonella and E. coli resulting from exposure to animals and pet products. 

Apr 5, 2019

Apr 5, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

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On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. The symposium will consider the pervasive (though often unnoticed) influence of disability on and in the performing, visual, and literary arts, in philosophy and religion, in political and economic life, and in everyday language, as we explore when and ...

Apr 5, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System:  Measuring and Monitoring Resistance Using Genomics Patrick McDermott, M.S., Ph.D., is Director of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) at the Food & Drug Administration. His collaborative work aims to understand the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in foodborne microorganisms, how they emerge and spread, and the impact of interventions designed to limit resistance in food animal production. 

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.

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Yuko Y. Palesch, Ph.D. Professor Department of Public Health Sciences College of Medicine Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC     “Trials and Jubilations of Clinical Trials Networks”     Abstract:  A multitude of networks supported by the NIH now exists to maximize efficiencies to develop, promote and conduct high-quality, multi-site clinical trials.  The efficiencies are gained from establishing and maintaining an infrastructure that consists...

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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Join us to celebrate the outreach and engagement accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and community partners for the 2018-2019 academic year! Featuring a program with awards presentation and refreshments. Event begins at 5 pm. Program to begin at 5:45. All students, staff, faculty and community partners welcome!

May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Topic Community Partnership for Prevention Research: Active Ottumwa  This talk discusses Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) strategies used in Active Ottumwa, a community-academic partnership between the University of Iowa Prevention Research Center for Rural Health and a Community Advisory Board of 12 local leaders in Ottumwa, Iowa. Active Ottumwa has adapted, implemented and evaluated an evidence-based Lay Health Advisor intervention to promote physical activity among adul...

May 6, 2019

May 6, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Topic Developing and Sustaining Community Partnerships: Lessons from the Field This talk explores a range of strategies to engage communities and build enduring relationships, drawing on experiences in aligning activities with community-identified needs as well as approaches that facilitate communication and engagement with the community. Speakers Paul Gilbert PhD, ScM, Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health Dr. Gilber...

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Please RSVP by May 3 to cph-rsvp-graduation@uiowa.edu. Include names of all attendees with the RSVP. Note: Caps and gowns are not worn at this event. The College of Public Health takes part in the Graduate College commencement.

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...