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Cancer Deaths and the Link to Lifestyle and Environment

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Join Dr. David Schottenfeld, M.D., M.S. this Wednesday, July 24th from 5:15-6:00 PM in 1690 SPH Crossroads for a lecture on A Current Perspective on the Proportion of Cancer Deaths in the United States Attributable to Lifestyle and Environmental Risk Factors.

Learn more about this exciting public health event!

 

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Public Health Grand Rounds

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What: This panel discussion will highlight the current practices and future directions for providing public health services with special focus on medically underserved populations. Today, nurses and CHWs serve communities in a variety of ways, such as working with pregnant women, in diabetes health care and education, and in programs for cardiovascular health. They bring unique strengths and skill sets to provision and implementation of health and health care interventions in collaborative models of care. This presentation will discuss some of the experiences and research in Michigan.

When: 1 – 2:30 pm

Where: Room 1655 in SPH I

Who:  Dr. Barbara Israel will act as the instructor for this event. The webcast itself will feature the following speakers:

  • Katie Mitchell, MSW. Project Coordinator Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance; Healthy Lifestyles Research Specialist, University of Michigan, School of Social Work.
  • LeeAnne Roman, PhD. Associate Professor Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
  • Hasina Bankston, MSW(c), Community Health Worker, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department
  • Sue Sefton, RN, BSN, Public Health Nurse, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department
  • Patricia Duthie, BSN, RN, Director of Community Health Education, Spectrum Health Healthier Communities
  • Debbie Edokpolo, MSW, Assistant Deputy Health Officer, Ingham County Health Department

Why: Participants in this event will receive a Certificate of Completion and can earn 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours. This event is a valuable learning opportunity for public health and community health practitioners-nurses, community health workers, health educators, social workers, physicians; students in allied health, and  anyone interested in population health services including health care faculty and students and those specializing in public health/community health nursing.

To learn more about this event and to register, visit here.

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CHWs and Nurses: Roles and Relationships for Population Health Improvement (Onsite) CHWNF0413

Dates and Times Apr 16, 2013 to Apr 16, 2013
Meeting Days: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST) Room 1655, SPH I
Location University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor URL
Credit Certificate of Completion; 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours
Instructors Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH
Cost No Charge
Availability Register

 

Public Health Grand Rounds:

Community Health Workers and Nurses: Roles and Relationships for Population Health Improvement (Onsite ONLY)

To register for the live webcast, please register here Live Webcast link .

Speakers

Katie Mitchell, MSW, UM-SSW & MICHWA. Project Coordinator Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance; Healthy Lifestyles Research Specialist, University of Michigan, School of Social Work.

LeeAnne Roman, PhD. Associate Professor Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Panel Discussion Group:

Hasina Bankston, MSW(c), Community Health Worker, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department

Sue Sefton, RN, BSN, Public Health Nurse, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department

Patricia Duthie, BSN, RN, Director of Community Health Education, Spectrum Health Healthier Communities

Debbie Edokpolo, MSW, Assistant Deputy Health Officer, Ingham County Health Department

Description

A changing health and healthcare landscape will bring enhanced roles for working relationships between nurses and community health workers (CHWs). This Public Health Grand Rounds session will describe current practices and future directions for providing public health services with special focus on medically underserved populations. Today, nurses and CHWs serve communities in a variety of ways, such as working with pregnant women, in diabetes health care and education, and in programs for cardiovascular health. They bring unique strengths and skill sets to provision and implementation of health and health care interventions in collaborative models of care. This presentation will highlight some of the experiences and research in Michigan.

Target Audience

Public health and community health practitioners-nurses, community health workers, health educators, social workers, physicians; students in allied health; anyone interested in population health services including health care faculty and students and those specializing in public health/community health nursing.

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5 W Wednesdays: Evaluating Public Health Interventions Webinar

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When: Thursday, March 7th from 12:45-2:15 PM

Where: In video-conferencing Room 2610 SPH I (map)

Who: The speaker for this event is Dr. David Grembowski, Ph.D., M.A., University of Washington, Seattle. His research interest include: Design and performance of health care systems, prevention, technology diffusion, program evaluation, and  survey research

What: A free webinar that is open to the public that will examine study design challenges in the evaluation of the impact of Health Care and Public Health interventions

Why: Anyone interested in learning more about evaluation challenges in public health may be interested in this event.

To learn more, visit here. If you have inquiries about this event, please email nanvan@umich.edu

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5W Wednesday: Public Health Film Series

The Public Health Film Series at U-M School of Public Health provides a means to explore public health topics through film.

What films will be shown?
The next film featured will be Born into Brothels (2004). “A tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art, BORN INTO BROTHELS is a portrait of several unforgettable children who live in the Calcutta’s red light district, where their mothers work as prostitutes.”

Other upcoming films include: And the Band Played On (1993) and Supersize Me (2004). Click here for a PDF of the flyer.

Who can attend?
You! The event is free and open to the public.

Why should I attend?
The movies featured in this series are thought-provoking health-related films meant to inspire conversation. The screenings are followed by informal discussions.

When is the next film?
Born into Brothels will be screened on Monday, January 9, from 5-8pm.

Where is it?
The films will be shown at the School of Public Health, Auditorium II: 1415 Washington Heights Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (map)

*The series is sponsored by the UMHS Program for Multicultural Health and a variety of units within SPH, including the Office of Public Health Practice, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Prevention Research Center, the Sexuality + Health Lab, and the Center for Managing Chronic Disease.

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