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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

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