Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Institute for Public Health and Medicine

Events

IPHAM Seminar/Webinar Series

THURSDAYS FROM 12 - 1 PM
Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted below)
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL).

Join us for engaging speakers on relevant research in public health. CME credit is available for most seminars. Lunch is provided on a first-come, first served basis. 

See recordings of our past seminars here

 
June 13, 2019 - “Determinants of Cancer Management for Rural Residents of a Colon Cancer Mortality Hotspot”

Marquita Lewis-Thames, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Public Health Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Note: seminar will not be live streamed


June 20, 2019 - "Transforming PROs to Support Shared Decisions for Knee Osteoarthritis"

Patricia Franklin, MD, MPH, MBA
Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Orthopaedic Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

(Webinar link coming soon)


June 27, 2019 - "Access to Naloxone and Preferences Regarding Online Purchase of Naloxone among Individuals Affected by Opioid Use Disorder"

Rahul Garg, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

(Webinar link coming soon)

Upcoming Events

Jun

17

Third Coast CFAR Seminar Series—JENNIFER JAO, MD, MPH

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Third Coast CFAR Seminar Jennifer Jao, MD, MPHAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious DiseasesDepartment of Medicine, Division of Infectious DiseasesNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dual certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Dr. Jao is an Associate Professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Departments of Pediatric and Adult Infectious Diseases whose research focus is HIV maternal child health. She obtained her BA in French Literature at Tulane University and MD at the Medical College of Georgia. She went on to complete a Medicine/Pediatrics residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and her Infectious Disease Fellowship along with her MPH degree at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Jao has led cohorts of HIV-infected pregnant women and their children both in the U.S. and Africa, and as a translational researcher, her research portfolio targets the long-term metabolic effects of in utero exposure to HIV and antiretroviral medications. She is the Principal Investigator on NIH-funded studies in the U.S. and Africa to better understand the long-term health outcomes of HIV-exposed infants. She is a member of the U.S. Panel on the Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission Guidelines Panel and the Scientific Leadership Group of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS).

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Jun

20

IPHAM Seminar Series: "Transforming PROs to Support Shared Decisions for Knee Osteoarthritis"

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: "Transforming PROs to Support Shared Decisions for Knee Osteoarthritis" Speaker: Patricia Franklin, MD, MPH, MBAProfessor of Medical Social Sciences and Orthopaedic SurgeryNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Webinar link will be posted here THURSDAYS AT NOON Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

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Jun

24

CHETchat: Hidden Figures ChicagoCHEC Book Club

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CHETchat: Hidden Figures ChicagoCHEC Book Club Join us as we kick off our One Book Northwestern - Hidden Figures Summer Series

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Jun

25

NMH Ethics presents a Schwartz Rounds - Providing the Best Care No Matter What Brought Them Here

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents A Schwartz Rounds Providing the Best Care No Matter What Brought Them Here Panelists:Ryan J. Boudreaux, PT, DPT, MCSPhysical Therapist Dana Goo Holiona, MSW, LCSWSocial Work, Neuro/Spine Intensive Care Unit R. Alok Gupta, MDPhysician, Anesthesiologist Amanda Zotte, RN, BSNRegistered Nurse, Neuro/Surgery Intensive Care Unit Moderator:Michael Washington, MDiv, BCCChaplain and CPE Supervisor Schwartz Center Rounds is a multidisciplinary forum where caregivers discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients. Learning Objectives for This Program:1. Examine social and emotional aspects of patient care delivery.2. Discuss the impact of interdisciplinary collaboration on patient care delivery. This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Jun

26

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Medical Ethics Grand Rounds presents - Kathy Johnson Neely

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Medical Ethics presents Ethics Grand Rounds with Kathy Johnson Neely, MD, MAMedical Director, Medical EthicsNorthwestern Memorial Hospital Topic to be announced. Medical Ethics Committee is pleased to announce this year's programs to engage you, challenge you and invite you to share your insights into patient care. The purpose of these sessions is to promote ethical decision-making in health care. Learning Objectives:1. Understand the transition of nusinersen from experimental to therapeutic status2. Discuss anticipated ethical challenges with the introduction of nusinersen treatment3. Describe emerging ethical concerns with continued use of nusinersen This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Jun

26

Resources for Community Health Workers

Online - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Community Health Workers (CHWs) play an important role in connecting their communities with healthcare and services. This session will provide information about how Community Health Workers can link their community with quality health information using resources from the National Library of Medicine. In addition to appropriate information tools for CHWs, the audience will learn about projects that have put NLM resources to use in CHW training and community education. Guest speaker, Elizabeth Schaffer, MPH, MS, CHES will join to discuss how she integrated MedlinePlus into a 100-hour CHW training program. This will be an adaptation of a conference presentation that CHW Section member, Erin Seger recently gave at the Unity CHW national conference. The class is taught online and is available to anyone nationwide and is free. Account registration is required. Register here

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Jun

27

IPHAM Seminar Series: "Access to Naloxone and Preferences Regarding Online Purchase of Naloxone among Individuals Affected by Opioid Use Disorder"

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: "Access to Naloxone and Preferences Regarding Online Purchase of Naloxone among Individuals Affected by Opioid Use Disorder" Speaker: Rahul Garg, PhDAssistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy PracticeChicago State University College of Pharmacy Webinar link will be posted here THURSDAYS AT NOON Every Thursday during the academic year, IPHAM hosts a public health-focused seminar, which is also available via live stream Engaging speakers; relevant research; CME credit Join us in person at Baldwin Auditorium (unless otherwise noted), Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E. Superior; Chicago, IL)

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Jun

27

Patient Safety Grand Rounds - The Art of Disclosure

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Patient Safety Grand Rounds presented byNMH Quality Patient Safety The Art of Disclosure PanelistsJennifer Benton, RN, JDChief Risk Executive Susan Gerber, MD, MPHGraduate Medical Education Program DirectorJill Koning, MSN, RNRisk Manager Moderator:Gary Noskin, MDSenior Vice President Quality, NMHCChief edical Officer, NMH Presented by:Ololade Mitchell, MSN, MPH, RN, CPHRMProgram Manager, Patient Safety Learning Objectives:Discuss a current issue related to patient safety, and propose strategies to improve patient safety. This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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Jul

08

CHETchat: Hidden Figures ChicagoCHEC Book Club

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CHETchat: Hidden Figures ChicagoCHEC Book Club Join us as we kick off our One Book Northwestern - Hidden Figures Summer Series

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Aug

12

CHETchat: Hidden Figures ChicagoCHEC Book Club

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CHETchat: Hidden Figures ChicagoCHEC Book Club Join us as we kick off our One Book Northwestern - Hidden Figures Summer Series

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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

20

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

No Location -

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, 2019Hilton San Francisco Union SquareSan Francisco, California Abstract Submission and Award Application Deadline: Friday, July 12, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ETAdvance Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ETSubmit AbstractReserve a Hotel Room and Book TravelView ProgramConference ChairLaura Fejerman, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Conference CochairsSmita Bhatia, University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AlabamaPhyllis Pettit Nassi, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UtahSandi L. Pruitt, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TexasMariana C. Stern, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CaliforniaClayton C. Yates, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama Conference Program CommitteeChristine B. Ambrosone, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New YorkBenjamin O. Anderson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WashingtonLuis G. Carvajal-Carmona, University of California, Davis, Davis, CaliforniaMelissa B. Davis, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New YorkPatricia M. Doykos, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, New York, New YorkDeborah O. Erwin, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New YorkLola A. Fashoyin-Aje, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MarylandDarrell M. Gray, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, OhioQuita Highsmith, Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CaliforniaChanita Hughes-Halbert, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, South CarolinaJames W. Lillard, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GeorgiaLisa A. Newman, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New YorkNynikka R. A. Palmer, University of Southern California, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CaliforniaSteven R. Patierno, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North CarolinaSanya A. Springfield, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MarylandCharles R. Thomas, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OregonJennifer Tsui, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New JerseyDesiree A. H. Walker, SHARE Cancer Support, New York, New YorkJovanny 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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