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Nov 5 – “Coccidioidomycosis Among Solar Power Farm Construction Workers — California, 2011–2013”

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UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds Location : Maurer College of Public Health, 3013 Date/Time : Wednesday, November 5, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   The College of Public Health Grand Rounds presentation “Coccidioidomycosis Among Solar Power Farm Construction Workers — California, 2011–2013” will be given by Jason Wilken, PhD, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; California Department of Public Health. The presentation will discuss issues in determining work-associated contributions to the incidence of coccidioidomycosis; identify modifiable work-associated exposures… Continue Reading

October 22, 2014 – “Engaging Communities in Policymaking.”

Liz Baxter, MPH

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “Engaging Communities in Policymaking.” Presented by Liz Baxter, MPH, Executive Director, Oregon Public Health Institute Objectives: Learn a framework for community engagement and what can be gained from actively engaging community members, patients, and stakeholders. Learn the challenges and successes of engaging communities in decision making. Identify examples where engaging communities has resulted in long lasting change. Watch Recording

October 15, 2014, “Be Ready, It Can Happen!” & “FEMA Disaster Number: 4156 – What’s Behind the Number?”

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UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds Two presentations: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “Be Ready, It Can Happen!” Mary Jo (Jodie) Thompson, Providence Medical Center Objectives: Understand the time line of events leading up to the EF4 tornado and the hospital response. Be aware of Providence Medical Center’s Incident Action Plan for response to a tornado. Evaluate lessons learned from the After Action Review and Improvement Plan and assess the need to implement changes in their own facilities.   “FEMA Disaster… Continue Reading

October 1, 2014 – “Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: Achievement and Challenges.”

Shou-Hsia Cheng, PhD

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, October 1, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: Achievement and Challenges.” Presented by Shou-Hsia Cheng, PhD, Professor and Director; Institute of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University Objectives: Health and health care in Taiwan: International perspectives Evolution of Taiwan’s National Health Insurance (NHI) program Achievement and challenges of Taiwan’s NHI program Watch Recording

September 24, 2014 – Research Data Management Session

Research Data Management Session September 24, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 This presentation will cover UNMC Data Classification, storage options, and research data management basic principles. Research IT Office (RITO), in collaboration with Laboratory Safety Inspection team, is designing a questionnaire to help researchers better manage data, software and hardware.   RITO is also looking forward to working with departmental administrators and IT personnel to help researchers in implementing Research Data Management guidelines. Watch Recording

September 3, 2014 – “Health 2030: The Edge of Tomorrow.”

Ali Khan, MD, MPH

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, September 3, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “Health 2030: The Edge of Tomorrow.” Presented by Ali Khan, MD, MPH, Dean, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center. Objectives: Describe key demographic and other population changes over the next decade. Analyze the drivers for changes in the health system over the next decade. Evaluate and implement strategies to capitalize on the changing health landscape. Lunch provided for first 50 attendees.  Bring your own beverage. Watch Video  

April 24, 2014 – “Electronic Health Record and Research: Growing Opportunities”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, April 24, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “Electronic Health Record and Research: Growing Opportunities” Jennifer L. Larsen, MD Vice Chancellor for Research Louise and Morton Degen Professor of Internal Medicine Purnima Guda, PhD Director Electronic Health Records Deb Meyer, BGS Associate Research Subject Advocate Watch Recording