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February 26, 2014 – “Collaborative International Research – a priority for the NIH and an exciting challenge for U.S. investigators.”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “Collaborative International Research – a priority for the NIH and an exciting challenge for U.S. investigators.” Presented by Frank Gray Handley Jr., MSPH, Associate Director for International Research Affairs, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Objectives: 1. NIH and its current Global Health Mission 2. Different NIH Institutes engaged and interested in International Health 3. Essential factors for consideration for establishing a successful international collaboration Watch recording

February 19, 2014 – “The Growing Public Health Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance (AR).”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013  “The Growing Public Health Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance (AR).”  Presented by Kurt B. Stevenson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Ohio State University. Watch recording 

December 4, 2013 – “Mathematical Modeling of Systems Pharmacogenetics Towards Personalized Drug Delivery.”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, December 4, 2013 “Mathematical Modeling of Systems Pharmacogenetics Towards Personalized Drug Delivery.”  Presented by Rongling Wu, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University Objectives: Integrate mathematical modeling of drug reactions into pharmacogenomics Predict interpersonal differences in drug response based on genetic information Develop a strategy for personalized drug delivery. Watch recording

November 20, 2013 – “Crowdsourcing: Expanding Collaboration from Organizations into Communities.”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, November 20, 2013  “Crowdsourcing: Expanding Collaboration from Organizations into Communities.”  Presented by Gert-Jan de Vreede, PhD, The Center for Collaboration Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha Objectives: 1.         Introduce the crowdsourcing phenomenon as the future of collaboration 2.         Provide examples how crowdsourcing creates value in medical/public health settings 3.         Discuss opportunities for interdisciplinary crowdsourcing research   Watch recording

October 30, 2013 – “Ventilation and the Transport of Bioaerosols in Healthcare Environments.”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, October 30, 2013 “Ventilation and the Transport of Bioaerosols in Healthcare Environments.” Presented by K.R. Grosskopf, PhD, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Terry Stentz, Ph.D., MPH, CPE, CPC, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Hospitals are among the most energy intensive buildings in the U.S., using more than two-thirds of total energy consumption to maintain climate control and indoor air quality (IAQ).  In spite of this, hospital acquired infections (HAIs) claim more than 90,000… Continue Reading