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 Fall Term 2017

1-2 p.m. unless otherwise stated.

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

September 29 Hirokazu Yoshikawa, PhD, Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University Campbell Lecture: Improving the quality of early childhood development programs in Latin America
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October 6 David Bangsberg, MD, MPH, Founding Dean OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, Portland, Oregon International perspectives on adherence to HIV treatment and prevention
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October 13 Monique Chaaya, DrPH, Professor of Epidemiology,  Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut Uncovering burden of dementia in Lebanon: What next?
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October 20 Torill Larsen, PhD, Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen Switching towards Positive Youth Development in upper secondary schools in Norway: Challenges and opportunities
October 27 Larry Green, DrPH, MPH, Professor Emeritus, UCSF, School of Medicine
Donna Petersen, ScD, MPH, Dean, University of South Florida, College of Public Health
Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, Chair of the Department of  Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California and upcoming Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health
CPHHS Faculty Thought Leadership Forum
At this all day event, these three leaders will give keynote talks that reflect on their own experience and work, and project the future challenges, opportunities and directions for public health broadly, with specific focus on Outreach (Green), Education (Petersen), and Research (Samet).  They will also participate in breakout sessions with broad faculty participation. Location TBA
November 3 Stephen Gloyd, MD, MPH, Professor in the Departments of Global Health and Health Services, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Executive Director of Health Alliance International Global health and structural violence
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November 17

Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, PhD, Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences LLC Making cities healthy
December 1 Yumie Takata, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Epidemiology, CPHHS Nutrition and cancer in epidemiological studies

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Academic Year 2017-2018


Academic Year 2016-2017

To view seminars from past academic years see seminar archive.