Previous Seminars (Archive)

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) to Reduce Cancer Disparities among Underserved Asian Americans
- Seminar by Sunmin Lee, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
AIRB 2086
Sunmin Lee, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Despite considerable progress made towards cancer control in the United States, some minority groups have not equitably benefited from such improvements. There is surprisingly little empirical research conducted to reduce cancer incidence and improve cancer survivorship among Asian Americans, the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. Additionally, 75% of Asians Americans are foreign born, and close to 50% of... read more

Refugee Reproductive Health in North America
- Seminar by Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Monday, October 30, 2017
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cal-IT2 Auditorium
Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In 2016, Dr. Thiel de Bocanegra led an international workgroup to prepare recommendations for integration of policy and epidemiology to support refugee health in the United States and other high-income receiving countries. In this presentation she will summarize key lessons and describe Canadian and U.S. guidelines for the reproductive health assessment and integration of refugee women into the host country’s health care system.... read more

Reducing the Burden of Chronic Diseases in Orange County: Lessons from the OC-PICH Study
- Seminar by Mojgan Sami, Ph.D.
Monday, October 23, 2017
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cal-IT2 Auditorium
Mojgan Sami, Ph.D.

The Orange County Partnerships to Improve Community Health (OC-PICH) was part of a selective nationwide effort by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to build evidence-base for effective interventions that can reduce the burden of chronic diseases. OC-PICH was based on extensive health needs assessment data that revealed disparities in the county, and opportunities for interventions in Anaheim, Santa Ana and Garden... read more

Green Health Metrics: Transnational Gaps in Science and Policy
- Seminar by Dele Ogunseitan, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Monday, October 9, 2017
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cal-IT2 Auditorium
Dele Ogunseitan, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Green health is the goal of individual and societal investments in sustainable products and processes that enhance human health. It is about making informed decisions concerning disease prevention strategies that transcend national boundaries; choices about safer and effective medications; about energy resources that minimize health-damaging pollution; and choices about international investments in green infrastructures that... read more

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