The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and other researchers (national and international) to present and discuss current research topics in an environment conducive to stimulating research collaboration and fostering student learning. Faculty and students from the Division of Health Sciences and other colleges, research centers and institutions are encouraged to participate.

The seminar series is co-sponsored by the College Research Office; the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families; the Center for Healthy Aging Research; the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health; and the Center for Global Health.

Seminars Winter Term 2018

1-2 p.m. unless otherwise stated.

Held in Bray Conference Center (HFC 115) unless otherwise stated.

January 19
Seminar video
Harriet B. Nembhard, PhD, School Head of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Eric R. Smith Professor of Engineering, Principal Investigator, Healthcare Systems Engineering Lab, OSU College of Engineering

From Non-Wearable Sensors to Advancing Telehealth Care Delivery: An Operations Engineering Approach

January 26
Seminar video
Lawrence Fisher, PhD, Professor, Family Community Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

The Sturm und Drang of implementing new programs of self-management support in primary care: lessons learned
Co-Sponsored by the Health Promotion and Health Behavior Program

February 2
Seminar video
Carlos Crespo, DrPH, Professor and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Training in Biomedical Research, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Diabetes and the Built Environment
February 9
Seminar video
Matt Robinson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, CPHHS Impact of Exercise and Insulin Resistance on the Mitochondrial Proteome
Co-Sponsored by the Kinesiology Program
February 16
Seminar video
Alvaro Muñoz, PhD, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics with a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health The Perilousness of Proportional Hazards in the Competing Risks Setting
February 23 Ignite Colloquium: Health Division and Linus Pauling Institute  

March 2

Chester Ismay, PhD, Data Scientist and Instructor, DataCamp, Portland, Oregon DataCamp: An Interactive Way for You to Learn, Apply, and Practice R and Data Science
Co-Sponsored by the Biostatistics Program
March 9 Center for Health Aging Research: LIFE Scholars TBA
March 16 Sarah E. Rothenberg, D.Env., Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, CPHHS Methylmercury Exposure Through Rice Ingestion: Results from a Prospective Birth Cohort Study in Rural China

Video of past seminars

Academic Year 2017-2018


Academic Year 2016-2017

To view seminars from past academic years see seminar archive.