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


IPHAM Webinars

Note: Our regular Thursday IPHAM Seminar Series has been canceled for the remainder of the year due to COVID-19 concerns. We will be hosting Zoom webinars periodically, so please check back here for more information and subscribe to the IPHAM Bulletin to be notified about our upcoming webinars.

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Upcoming Events



Virtual Training: Evaluation and Equity

Online - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Evaluation and Equity is a workshop which will combine presentation of best practices with robust discussion around incorporating equity into the design of evaluations as well as using evaluation to work for health equity. This workshop is meant to provide a starting point for conversation and to begin our thinking together. Click HERE to register This training will be co-presented by Sarah Welch, Director of Evaluation Research in Northwestern's Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics (more info on this team below) and two community co-presenters, Deniene Willis, Founder of Trusty Cup Productions, and Lorenzo Webber, Proviso Partners for Health (PP4H) & Assistant Director of Youth Programming for Proviso Township. This session is part of an evaluation training series with co-partnership with the Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) of the Center for Community Health at Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Workshops will be offered monthly. Sarah and her team at Buehler provide high quality, state of the art evaluation services to Northwestern faculty, staff, and community organizations working on public health research, policy, and programming efforts. The goal of this program is to support the evaluation of these efforts and promote the use of data for decision-making to strengthen these efforts and their ability to improve and protect health in Chicago and beyond.




*Updated Date* [WEBINAR] CHETchat Spotlight Series featuring Dr. Dinee Simpson

Online - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CHETchat Spotlight Series featuring Dr. Dinee Simpson Speakers: Dr. Dinee Simpson [UPDATED] Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Location: [Online - WEBINAR] The CHETchat Spotlight Series highlights the equity work of our invited speakers and fosters a dialogue about ways that attendees can engage in work that promotes health equity. More details regarding the webinar registration coming soon. RSVP here!




Current Issues in LGBTQ Health featuring CONNECT Paper Competition Winners

Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Please join us for our upcoming Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture with CONNECT Paper Competition Winners: Dylan Felt, Sandra Isano, Isabel Sturla. The talk will be held from 12:00 – 1:30pm (CT) on Thursday, August 27 in the Stonewall Conference Room at 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400, Chicago IL. Lunch will be provided. The talk will be livestreamed via BlueJeans. About the speakers: Dylan Felt, B.A., M.P.H. student, (she/her and they/them) is a Research Project Coordinator with the Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) Research Program at Northwestern University. She earned her BA in Psychology from Brown University, and is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Health at Northwestern University in the evenings. A non-binary transgender woman, their work emphasizes community activism and leadership in public health, and the importance of using research as a political tool to advance health equity among marginalized populations. Isabel Sturla, B.A., (she/her and they/them) is an M1 at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Born in Argentina to an Argentine father and American mother, she moved to the United States at six years old and grew up in Evanston, her mother’s hometown. Isabel graduated from Northwestern University in 2017 with a Bachelor of the Arts, double majoring in Biological Sciences and Psychology with a minor in Spanish. In her free time, she loves to cook, go biking down Chicago’s lakeshore path, and play with her beloved cat Pluto.




Institute for Global Health Seminar Series - The Criminalization of Women’s Health in El Salvador: Two Case Studies in Health and Human Rights

Online - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join the Institute for Global Health for our "First Friday" Seminar Series! This webinar will be available through Zoom, and registration is required in order to receive information to join.   Juliet Sorensen Clinical Professor of Law and Strategy Center for International Human Rights Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Director, Northwestern Access to Health Project Alexandra M. Tarzikhan Schuette Clinical Fellow in Health and Human Rights Center for International Human Rights Northwestern Pritzker School of Law   This webinar is co-sponsored by the Center for International Human Rights (CIHR) of Northwestern's Pritzker School of Law. The Institute for Global Health Seminar Series is held the first Friday of each month, September through July, and will feature the research and ideas of outstanding global health leaders at Feinberg, the larger Northwestern community, and beyond.


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