Research Seminars

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:

Seminars Winter Term 2019

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January 11

Environmental Public Health in the 21st Century Research Symposium

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Location: Oregon State University Memorial Union Building, Horizon room (Rm 49)
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sponsored by the OSU Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology

January 18

Katie McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Statistics, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the CPHHS, Oregon State University

Estimating the Size of Hidden Populations Using Respondent-Driven Sampling

Co-Sponsored by the Biostatistics Program

January 25

Allison Naleway, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Associate Director of Science Programs, Kaiser Permanente Center for Research, Portland Oregon

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Evaluating Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness in an Integrated Healthcare Delivery System
February 1

Manolis Kogevinas, MD, Ph.D.
Research Professor,  NCDs & Environment Group, Barcelona Institute for Global Health,
Barcelona Biomedical Research Park

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Light-at-Night, Circadian Disruption and Cancer
February 8

William Hersh, MD
Chair, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, OHSU

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Information Retrieval from the Electronic Health Records for Patient Cohort Discovery

February 15

Bruce Goldberg, MD
Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, Senior Associate Director,  Oregon Rural Practice Based Research Network, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

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Lessons Learned from Oregon's Health Reforms

February 22

David Rothwell, Ph.D., MSW
Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Sciences, CPHHS

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The Oregon Poverty Measure: Creation and Preliminary Findings.
Co-sponsored with Human Development and Family Sciences Program

March 1

John M. Schuna Jr.,  Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor, Kinesiology Program
College of Public Health and Human Sciences

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Changes in Guidance: Implications of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition.
Co-sponsored with the Kinesiology Program

March 8

Deborah Parra-Medina, Ph.D., MPH
Professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, University of Texas at Austin and Director of the Latino Research Initiative

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Innovative Approaches to Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors among Latinos in South Texas Communities.
Co-Sponsored by the Health Promotion and Health Behavior Program

Video of past seminars

Academic Year 2018-2019

Academic Year 2017-2018


  To view seminars from past academic years see Research Seminar Video Archive.