Upcoming & Recent Seminars

The Costs of Exclusion: How Gender Inequality Stymies Global Development
- Seminar by Jennifer McCleary-Sills, PhD., MPH
Monday, October 17, 2016
Calit2 Auditorium
Jennifer McCleary-Sills, PhD., MPH

This talk will focus on various manifestations of gender inequality and how these translate into social and economic costs. Key forms of inequality discussed will include intimate partner violence, early and forced marriage, discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, and access to justice. Dr. Jennifer McCleary-Sills is the Director of the Global Program on Gender Violence and Rights at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), where she leads research on the gendered dimensions of violence and deprivations of rights. Her own research contributes... read more

Ecology becomes biology: A population health perspective on self-regulation and the foundations of health disparities
- Seminar by Sara B. Johnson
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Room 2086 AIRB
Sara B. Johnson

This talk will focus on how the social environment shapes the basic building blocks of self-regulatory development (cognitive, emotional, behavioral, physiological) in the first two decades of life, and the implications of this knowledge for efforts to reduce child and health and educational disparities. Dr. Sara B. Johnson Ph.D., MPH is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine & Public Health. Dr. Johnson is also Director of General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship and Director of the Rales Center for the Integration... read more

Fall Quarter 2016

You are invited to join us for a series of seminars that address contemporary issues in public health throughout the 2014-2015 academic year. A list of confirmed seminars is presented below. All seminars are typically scheduled from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM on Mondays. Other dates and times are included to accommodate special speaker schedules. Unless otherwise stated, seminars will be held in the Calit2 Auditorium. If necessary, alternative locations will be announced to accommodate specific audiences.

No RSVP is necessary, and the seminars are free and open to the public.

Date Speaker
Jennifer McCleary- Sills, PhD
Oct. 17, 2016

Jennifer McCleary- Sills, PhD, Director of Gender Violence and Rights, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), Washington DC

Yue Li
Oct. 31, 2016

Yue Li, University of Rochester Health Services Research and Methodology

TOPIC: A review of Quality of Care Assessment and racial/ethnic disparities in quality
Kurtulus Açıksarı, Asst. Professor
Nov. 14, 2016

Kurtulus Açıksarı, Asst. Professor, Medenivet University Goztepe Training & Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey


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