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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. Lunch provided for first 50 attendees.  BRING YOUR OWN BEVERAGE Live video stream link* … Continue Reading

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 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… Continue Reading

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  

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

College 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”

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