Previous Seminars (Archive)

Paths to Health: Capturing the Stories Beyond the Statistics
- Seminar by Samah Tokmachi
Monday, March 6, 2017
CalIT2, Auditorium
Samah Tokmachi

When the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation challenged communities to think of health beyond medicine, they called on efforts to build a culture of health in diverse communities and to document the case studies that built on this model. Towards that end, YOND3R (a small creative agency) was engaged to help capture stories of diverse individuals and their paths to build a culture health. Samah Tokmachi will share insights from this... read more

Advancing Health Equity through Policy Efforts
- Seminar by Sarah de Guia, JD
Monday, February 27, 2017
CalIT2, Auditorium
Sarah de Guia, JD

This seminar will provide an opportunity to better understand the legislative and administrative policy processes in California. Using two case studies, participants will learn how a bill becomes a law, how regulations are developed, and the role of an advocate. This seminar is particularly useful for Public Health and Public Policy students who wish to understand the practical application of their degree in promoting health... read more

Engineers for Health: How Intersectoral Collaboration Decreases Injury and Disease
- Seminar by Paul Martin
Monday, February 13, 2017
CalIT2, Room 3008
Paul Martin

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Active Transportation Coordinator has a unique opportunity to work directly with engineering and planning staff at local cities, police officers, and community advocates to reduce injuries and fatalities to people walking and biking. Involvement by OCTA isn’t focused on engineering solutions, but other E’s (education, encouragement, evaluation, and enforcement) as well. An... read more

Spatiotemporal Patterns in Malaria and Targeted Interventions in the Thailand-Myanmar Border Area
- Seminar by Daniel M. Parker
Monday, January 30, 2017
Calit 2
Daniel M. Parker

The epidemiology and ecology of malaria in humans includes complex space-time interactions between humans, mosquito vectors and the environments they share. In this talk I will present some of my research on spatial and spatiotemporal malaria dynamics in the Thailand-Myanmar border area. This work has implications for understanding where transmission occurs and who is at risk of infection, and strategies to disrupt transmission and... read more

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