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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  

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   

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