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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

September 18, 2013 – “Cost-Value Analysis in Public Health”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:00-1:00 pm MCPH 3013 “Cost-Value Analysis in Public Health”,  presented by Xiao-Hua Andrew Zhou, PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Director of Biostatistics Unit, Seattle VA Medical Center Objectives: Discuss special challenges in appropriate analysis of health care cost data Introduce some new methods for appropriate analysis of health care costs Introduce new models for predicting future health care costs of patients Watch Recording  

September 11, 2013 – CPH Credentialing Exam

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, September 11, 2013 “CPH Credentialing Exam” is presented by Allison Foster, MBA, CAE, Deputy Executive Director Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) Objectives: Relevance History Eligibility requirements Watch Recording View PPT Presentation Slides  

May 22, 2013 – “Why is the Struggle for Justice in Bhopal Important in 21st Century India?”

Special Guest Speaker: Rama Lakshmi – New Delhi Wednesday May 22, 2013 Rama Lakshmi, MA, is a reporter for The Washington Post (1990-Present) who covers a wide range of issues in India: politics, elections, economic reforms, infrastructure, development, social movements, environmental activism, urban transition, climate change, terrorism, foreign policy, education, health care, skill development, Kashmir, religion, arts, culture and lifestyle. She has extensively covered the Bhopal tragedy – one of the world’s worst industrial disasters, which killed more than 15,274 people after poisonous plumes of… Continue Reading

May 21, 2013 – “Hispanic/Latino Paradox in Mortality, Health and Aging in the United States”

College of Public Health Maurer Center for Public Health May 21, 2013 The Center for Reducing Health Disparities presents: “Hispanic/Latino Paradox in Mortality, Health and Aging in the United States” presented by Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD. Dr. Markides is the editor of the Journal of Aging and Health, as well as “The Encyclopedia of Health and Aging.” He is the director of the division of sociomedical sciences, department of preventive medicine and community health, University of Texas Medical Branch. He is currently the Annie and… Continue Reading

May 1, 2013 – “Web Surveys, Online Panels, and Paradata: The Future of Survey Research?”

College of Public Health Grand Rounds Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Allan McCutcheon, PhD, Donald O. Clifton Chair of Survey Science, Professor, Department of Statistics Professor, Survey Research and Methodology Program, University of Nebraska – Lincoln will give a presentation titled “Web Surveys, Online Panels, and Paradata: The Future of Survey Research?”  

April 12, 2013 – Achieving Healthy Equity: Addressing the Impacts of Racism on Health

College of Public Health Grand Rounds “Achieving Healthy Equity: Addressing the Impacts of Racism on Health” is presented by Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD.  Dr. Jones is an Adjunct Professor, Rollins School of Public Health (Emory University) and an Adjunct Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine. Objectives: 1. Distinguish between three levels of health intervention (health services, addressing the social determinants of health, and addressing the social determinants of equity) and illustrate these using the “Cliff Analogy.” 2. Describe three levels of racism (institutionalized, personally-mediated,… Continue Reading