Previous Seminars (Archive)

Healthcare Security and Active Shooter Survival
- Seminar by Alon Stivi
Monday, January 25, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Calit2 Auditorium
Alon Stivi

Terrorism and workplace violence are on the rise. Are our medical practice and health care professionals secure? An increasing number of patients get angry and act out their frustrations aggressively, threatening medical staff and health care providers. Disgruntled patients may also follow the staff home, and target the families. Health care facilities may also become the targets of terrorists. This presentation will provide... read more

Orange County’s Healthier Together – A new resource for public health data and information
- Seminar by Jane Chai, MPH
Monday, January 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Calit2 Auditorium
Jane Chai, MPH

Orange County has a new interactive and easy to navigate website www.OCHealthierTogether.org that allows anyone to find data and information about health and wellness in Orange County. This presentation will share features available on the website including a dashboard of more than 170 indicators related to the health of Orange County, a database of 137 demographic items, and tools for data analysis and report writing. We will... read more

Novel time-varying effects modeling and its applications
- Seminar by Damla Senturk, Ph.D.
Monday, December 7, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Calit2 Auditorium
Damla Senturk, Ph.D.

I will present results from two studies in functional and longitudinal data analysis and time-varying effects modeling. The novel methodologies are applied to understand implicit learning in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to modeling cardiovascular (CV) outcome over time in patients on dialysis. The first study is on neural correlates of implicit learning in young children with ASD and involves the analysis of... read more

Public Health and Fear: America's response to healthcare workers returning from the Ebola outbreak
- Seminar by Kaci Hickox, MPH, MSN, RN
Monday, November 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Calit2 Auditorium
Kaci Hickox, MPH, MSN, RN

In this presentation, Kaci will discuss the challenges of treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone as well as the U.S. response to returning healthcare workers. We will also explore the role of leadership, politics, the media, the public response to public health threats. Finally, we will consider civil rights and quarantine law in the face of Ebola and future public health responses. Kaci started her career as an Emergency... read more

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