Seminars | College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Seminars at the College of Public Health and Human Sciences showcase the latest research directly from experts in their fields. Faculty from the CPHHS and around the world present their current research in public health and human sciences in an environment conducive to research collaboration and fostering student learning.

Seminars Spring term 2017

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

April 7

Aging and Technology: From the Laboratory to the Real World

Andrew Sixsmith, PhD, Professor and Director of the Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Frazer University

Event will be held from 10-11 a.m.. Venue TBA

April 14

Cancer Risk in Children with Birth Defects

Susan Carozza, PhD Associate Professor, Epidemiology, CPHHS

Co-sponsored with the Epidemiology Program

April 20-22

An Introduction to Latent Class, Latent Profile and Latent Transition Analysis

(3-day workshop)

Bethany C. Bray, PhD Associate Director, The Methodology Center & Research Associate Professor, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University

Co-sponsored with the
School of Social & Behavioral Health Sciences

Event will be held all day
April 20-22 in Waldo 400

Contact for more information

April 28

Overview of the Department of Statistics’ Research Interests

Duo Jiang, PhD, Assistant Professor


Sarah Emerson, PhD, Associate Professor, OSU Department of Statistics

May 5

Panel Discussion with the Director and Core Directors of HFC to Celebrate 5 Years of the Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families

Rick Settersten, PhD, Director; Sally Bowman, PhD, & Shauna Tominey, PhD, Parenting & Family Life Core; Peggy Dolcini, PhD, Youth & Young Adults Core; Kathy Gunter, PhD, Healthy Eating & Active Living Core; Megan McClelland, PhD, Early Childhood Core

May 5 at 4 p.m.

Health of Children Living in Chronic War Zones: The Palestinian Case

Salwa Massad, PhD, Research Manager, World Health Organization Palestinian National Institute of Public Health, Palestine & Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University

Event will be held from 4-5 p.m.
with a reception following at 5 p.m.

May 12


May 19

Public Health Surveillance and the Research Continuum

Patrick Remington, MD, MPH, Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health, Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health,University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 26

Injury Prevention for Commercial Fishermen: From Surveillance to Interventions

Laurel Kincl, PhD
Assistant Professor
Environmental and Occupational Health

Co-sponsored with the
Environmental and Occupational Health Program

June 2

Palliative and Supportive Care Quality: How Shall We Measure?

Diana Tisnado, MPA, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Health Sciences
California State University, Fullerton

Co-sponsored with the Health Policy Program

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