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Upcoming February 17, 2016 – ““The Social Consequences of Immigration: Public Health Considerations.””

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds “The Social Consequences of Immigration: Public Health Considerations.” Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD Professor of Sociology Eastern Michigan University   Objectives: To describe the magnitude and nature of immigration to a specific locale. To share the range of well-being and health consequences of Immigration. To discuss policy and programmatic actions needed to enhance well-being in U.S. locales experiencing immigration.   Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD is Professor and Interim Head in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology at Eastern… Continue Reading

January 20, 2015 – “The Intersection of Immigration Law and Healthcare: A case for the creation of medical/legal partnerships that focus on providing immigration legal services.”

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds “The Intersection of Immigration Law and Healthcare: A case for the creation of medical/legal partnerships that focus on providing immigration legal services.” Charles “Shane” Ellison Legal Director/Deputy Executive Director, Justice For Our Neighbors – Nebraska Adjunct Immigration Law Professor, Creighton University School of Law Objectives: Explain how immigration law and access to affordable healthcare are inextricably entwined. Explain how immigration status can work as a barrier to timely accessing affordable care. Explain how the creation of medical/legal partnerships… Continue Reading

December 2, 2015 – “Population Health Strategies for Improving HPV Vaccination Rates: Community and Clinical Opportunities”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Maurer College of Public Health, 3013 December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   “Population Health Strategies for Improving HPV Vaccination Rates: Community and Clinical Opportunities” Lila J. Finney Rutten, PhD, MPH – Associate Professor of Health Sciences Research and Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Scientific Director of the Population Health Science Program in the Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN Lila J. Finney Rutten, Ph.D., MPH, is an Associate Professor… Continue Reading

November 18, 2015 – “Avoiding Accidents on the Big Data Highway: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Driving Research.”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Maurer College of Public Health, 3013 November 18, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   “Avoiding Accidents on the Big Data Highway: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Driving Research.” Jeffrey Dawson, Sc.D. – Professor of Biostatistics and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs College of Public Health, University of Iowa Dr. Dawson received his academic degrees from Brigham Young University and Harvard University, and is a Professor of Biostatistics.  He has served as Director of Graduate Studies in Biostatistics, a… Continue Reading

November 5, 2015 – “NeHII Overview and Demonstration of the Virtual Health Record”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Maurer College of Public Health, 3013 November 5, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm “NeHII Overview and Demonstration of the Virtual Health Record” Deb Bass CEO Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII, Inc.) Connie Pratt Program Director Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII, Inc.) Peggy Wenstrand Clinical Implementation Specialist Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII, Inc.) Ms. Deborah Bass serves as the Chief Executive Officer and active board member of the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII).  NeHII, Inc. is the statewide health information… Continue Reading

October 21, 2015 – “Examining the Public Health Threat of Gasoline Emissions in Urban Areas.”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Maurer College of Public Health, 3013 October 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm “Examining the Public Health Threat of Gasoline Emissions in Urban Areas.” Todd C. Sneller – Administrator, Nebraska Ethanol Board and  Chair, Clean Fuels Development Coalition University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health October 21, 2015 Noon — 1:00 p.m. MCPH Room 3013 WATCH RECORDING

September 1, 2015 – “iExcel”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds “iExcel” – presented by H. Dele Davies, M.D., Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health September 1, 2015 Noon — 1:00 p.m. MCPH Room 3013 WATCH RECORDING