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April 13, 2015 – “Innovation means doing things differently: Why mistakes are part of a leader’s job and how to manage them”

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Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation and the UNMC College of Public Health – Grand Rounds Innovation means doing things differently:  Why mistakes are part of a leader’s job and how to manage them This talk will center on two major topics.  The first will center on how leaders can manage and support the innovation process.  Case illustrations will be used and emerging research from the Leadership and Innovation Lab at Penn State lab will be shared. Sam Hunter, PhD Associate Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology… Continue Reading

March 18, 2015 – Two Presenter – “A Translation of the ‘Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Offering Useful Tools’ Intervention into a Primary Care Setting.” & “Understanding and Addressing STDs in Omaha: The Adolescent Health Project.”

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds Two presentations: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “A Translation of the ‘Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Offering Useful Tools’ Intervention into a Primary Care Setting.” Asia Sikora Kessler, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social, & Behavioral Health College of Public Health Objectives: Understand caregiver stress and burden in contrast to non-caregivers, with specific focus and Alzheimer’s caregivers Identification of existing Alzheimer’s caregiver interventions to reduce stress and burden Results from a pilot study… Continue Reading

March 4, 2015 – “Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age: Past, Present, and Future Implications for Public Health.”

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds “Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age: Past, Present, and Future Implications for Public Health.” Eric R. Buhi, MPH, PhD Associate Professor, Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, Graduate School of Public Health Associate Director, Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age San Diego State University Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 Objectives: At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to define human dynamics. At the end of the presentation, participants will… Continue Reading

February 18, 2015 – “Community Health Centers; Partners for Healthier Communities.”

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UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds “Community Health Centers; Partners for Healthier Communities.” Nancy Thompson CEO Health Center Association of Nebraska Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 Objectives: Raise awareness of the work of Community Health Centers Impact of trends and data in primary care Impact of Community Health Centers on the community Explore opportunities and challenges of the health center movement Watch Recording

January 28, 2015 – “The Strategic Importance for Public Health of Preventing Violence Against Children”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Maurer College of Public Health, 3013 Wednesday, January 28, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm “The Strategic Importance for Public Health of Preventing Violence Against Children.” James A. Mercy, PhD Acting Director, Division of Violence Prevention Centers for Disease Prevention and Control Objectives: 1. To describe the magnitude and nature of violence against children in the U.S. 2. To share the range of mental and physical health consequences of exposure to violence against children 3. To discuss policy and… Continue Reading