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

Liz Baxter, MPH

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:

  1. Learn a framework for community engagement and what can be gained from actively engaging community members, patients, and stakeholders.
  2. Learn the challenges and successes of engaging communities in decision making.
  3. Identify examples where engaging communities has resulted in long lasting change.

Lunch provided for first 50 attendees.  BRING YOUR OWN BEVERAGE

Live video stream link*  Please copy and paste link into browser: rtsp://hog.unmc.edu:554/broadcast/cophlive.mp4

*Trouble viewing call (402) 559-8090

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

UNMC College of Public Health Grand Rounds

fema.gov

fema.gov

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:

  1. Understand the time line of events leading up to the EF4 tornado and the hospital response.
  2. Be aware of Providence Medical Center’s Incident Action Plan for response to a tornado.
  3. Evaluate lessons learned from the After Action Review and Improvement Plan and assess the need to implement changes in their own facilities.

 

“FEMA Disaster Number: 4156 – What’s Behind the Number?”

Kim Schultz, Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department

Objectives:

  1. Understand the role and response of the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department during the Wayne Tornado emergency event and recovery.
  2. Identify the public health preparedness capabilities linked to the Wayne Tornado emergency event and recovery.

 

 

Lunch provided for first 50 attendees.  BRING YOUR OWN BEVERAGE

Live video stream link*  Please copy and paste link into browser: rtsp://hog.unmc.edu:554/broadcast/cophlive.mp4

*Trouble viewing call (402) 559-8090

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

Shou-Hsia Cheng, PhD

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:

  1. Health and health care in Taiwan: International perspectives
  2. Evolution of Taiwan’s National Health Insurance (NHI) program
  3. Achievement and challenges of Taiwan’s NHI program

Lunch provided for first 50 attendees

Live video stream link* Please copy and paste link into browser: rtsp://hog.unmc.edu:554/broadcast/cophlive.mp4

*Trouble viewing call (402) 559-8090

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

 

Ali Khan, MD, MPH

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:

  1. Describe key demographic and other population changes over the next decade.
  2. Analyze the drivers for changes in the health system over the next decade.
  3. Evaluate and implement strategies to capitalize on the changing health landscape.

Lunch provided for first 50 attendees.  Bring your own beverage.

Live video stream link*  Please copy and paste link into browser: rtsp://hog.unmc.edu:554/broadcast/cophlive.mp4

*Trouble viewing call (402) 559-8090

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

Source: healthit.gov

Source: healthit.gov

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

 

March 19, 2014 – “Crowdsourcing Hydrologic Data: Using Citizens Science to Collect Spatially Distributed Measurements”

coph2College of Public Health Grand Rounds

“Crowdsourcing Hydrologic Data: Using Citizens Science to Collect Spatially Distributed Measurements”  presented by Christopher S. Lowry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Geology; Physical Hydrogeology Lab, at the University at Buffalo. Please visit Dr. Lowry’s webpage for more information about his Physical Hydrogeology Lab.

Watch Recording

March 5, 2014 – “Health Reform 2.0”

David U. Himmelstein, M.D.

David U. Himmelstein, M.D.

College of Public Health Grand Rounds 

“Health Reform 2.0” presented by David U. Himmelstein, M.D., Professor of Public Health, City University of New York , Visiting Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Objectives:

1.  Understand the problems in access to care

2. Be familiar with the main factors driving health care increases

3. Understand the strengths and weaknesses of ‘Obamacare’ and single payer reform in addressing the problems of the current system.

Watch recording