Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Education in Health Sciences

Seminar Series & Events

The Center for Education in Health Sciences coordinates the Institute for Public Health and Medicine’s weekly speaker series. The IPHAM Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary forum where faculty, students, residents, fellows and staff gather to hear invited speakers present leading-edge work in the areas spanning public health and medicine.

For more information and to see the archive of previous seminar presentations, visit the Institute for Public Health and Medicine Seminar Series page.

Sep

20

12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved

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12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
In association with the AACR Minorities in Cancer Research Council

Sept. 20-23, 2019
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, California

Abstract Submission and Award Application Deadline: Friday, July 12, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET
Advance Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET
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Conference Chair
Laura Fejerman, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Conference Cochairs
Smita Bhatia, University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
Phyllis Pettit Nassi, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah
Sandi L. Pruitt, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Mariana C. Stern, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California
Clayton C. Yates, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama

Conference Program Committee
Christine B. Ambrosone, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New York
Benjamin O. Anderson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, University of California, Davis, Davis, California
Melissa B. Davis, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
Patricia M. Doykos, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, New York, New York
Deborah O. Erwin, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New York
Lola A. Fashoyin-Aje, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland
Darrell M. Gray, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio
Quita Highsmith, Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, California
Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, South Carolina
James W. Lillard, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Lisa A. Newman, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
Nynikka R. A. Palmer, University of Southern California, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California
Steven R. Patierno, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
Sanya A. Springfield, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
Charles R. Thomas, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
Jennifer Tsui, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Desiree A. H. Walker, SHARE Cancer Support, New York, New York
Jovanny Zabaleta, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana


The AACR Science of Cancer Health Disparities conferences advance the understanding of, and ultimately help to eliminate, the disparities that represent a major public health problem in our country. Reflecting this transdisciplinary field, professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community are brought together to promote the exchange of novel ideas, discuss the latest findings in the field, and stimulate the development of new research on cancer health disparities.

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Aug

29

Our Weekly Montgomery Lectures Return

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

After a break for the summer, our weekly Montgomery Lectures return. Details will follow in the coming weeks.

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Sep

06

Institute for Global Health Seminar Series: Center for Global Cardiovascular Health

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join the Institute for Global Health for our inaugural "First Friday" Seminar Series!

Presenter
Mark Huffman, MD, MPH
Director, Institute for Global Health - Center for Global Cardiovascular Health
Quentin D. Young Professor of Health Policy
Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology)

The Institute for Global Health Seminar Series is held the first Friday of each month, September through June, and will feature the research and ideas of outstanding global health leaders at Feinberg, the larger Northwestern community, and beyond. Lunch will be provided.

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Sep

25

Global Health Pre-Departure Seminar: Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel

Chicago - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Presenter: Julie Anne Friend, JD, Director, Office of Global Safety and Security, Northwestern

Title: Global Risks: Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel

Part of the Global Health Pre-Departure Seminar Series. FSM students receiving Global Health Initiative awards are required to attend this seminar in addition to completing the Analytic Memo prior to their international rotations.

Please bring your wildcard. Food will be provided!

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Oct

04

Institute for Global Health Seminar Series: Director Robert Murphy, MD

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join the Institute for Global Health for our "First Friday" Seminar Series!

Presenter
Robert Murphy, MD
Director, Institute for Global Health & Center for Global Communicable Diseases
John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and McCormick School of Engineering

The Institute for Global Health Seminar Series is held the first Friday of each month, September through June, and will feature the research and ideas of outstanding global health leaders at Feinberg, the larger Northwestern community, and beyond. Lunch will be provided.

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Oct

08

Global Health Pre-Departure Seminar: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis - Lessons from Research and Global Advocacy

Off-Campus - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Lessons from Research and Global Advocacy

Presenter: Brian Citro, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Impact, Kellogg School of Management

Part of the Global Health Pre-Departure Seminar Series for medical students doing a Global Health rotation.

Please bring your wildcard. Food will be provided!

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Oct

16

Global Health Pre-Departure Seminar: Menstruation Hygiene Management: Insights from School-Based Education Efforts in Kenya

Chicago - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Presenter: Leah Neubauer, EdD, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health Practice in the Feinberg School of Medicine and Director of Accreditation for the Program in Public Health (PHP)

Title: Menstruation Hygiene Management: Insights from School-Based Education Efforts in Kenya

Part of the Global Health Pre-Departure Seminar Series. Please bring your Wildcard. Food will be provided.

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