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Child Health Research Institute to hold mini-research summit in mid-July

The Child Health Research Institute is hosting the Health Services, Policy & Population Health mini-research summit from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. on July 19.

To register for the mini-summit click here.

The mini-summit will feature a panel discussion on emerging trends in public health featuring:

  • Ryan Cameron, Ed.D., Vice President, Technology & Innovation, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
  • LaShaune Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Clinical Research and Public Health, Creighton University
  • Nancy Williams, President/CEO, No More Empty Pots

Health Services, Policy & Population Health area of emphasis co-chair, Russell McCulloh, associate professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, will discuss his NIH RADxUP Safe Return to School Diagnostic Testing Initiative, and David Dzewaltowski, Ph.D., Endowed Community Chair & Professor, Health Promotions, UNMC, on his current study, Community and Child Population Health: Wellscapes Rural Community Randomized Trial – Physical Activity Effectiveness and Implementation Outcomes. Next, Bibhusha Karki, MDP, Senior Public Health Project Coordinator, CityMatCH, Aislinn Rookwood, MPH, Program Manager, Health Promotion, UNMC; Doctoral Student, UNMC, and Hana Niebur, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Allergy/Immunology, UNMC will present on their project focusing on, “A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Pediatric Asthma Care in the North Omaha Community.” 

The mini-Summit will conclude with a civic tech panel discussion, featuring:

  • Paul Darden, MD, Director, Population Health Research Program, Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Primary Care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Ann Davis, Ph.D., MPH, ABPP, Ralph L. Smith Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Ellen Kerns, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Child Health Policy, UNMC; Data Scientist, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
  • Michelle Warren, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Spanish; Senior Advisor to the Chief Resource Officer, UNK

To register for the mini-summit click here.

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