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The IPHAM Webinar Series is a weekly public health webinar held on Thursdays at 12 PM Central.



 

Jennifer L. Kunde & Caitlin Leach, presenting:

Translating Research Into Policy

Thursday, May 30
12:00-1:00 PM CT

Online

Northwestern’s Office of Government Relations will discuss the current federal funding landscape for research agencies and how researchers can effectively position themselves to better engage with federal policymakers and to translate research findings and professional expertise into data-driven policymaking.

Featuring:
Jennifer L. Kunde
Executive Director, Government Relations
Northwestern University

&
Caitlin Leach
Director of Federal Relations, Government Relations
Northwestern University

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Upcoming Events

May

29

IGH Project and Catalyzer Award Application Info Session

Online - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Questions about Catalyzer/Project Awards?

Those planning to apply for the Catalyzer/Project Award February 1st deadline are welcome to attend virtual office hours with Kate Klein, MA, MPH, Administrative Director, Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health.

May 29th: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 30th: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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May

30

IGH Project and Catalyzer Award Application Info Session

Online - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Questions about Catalyzer/Project Awards?

Those planning to apply for the Catalyzer/Project Award February 1st deadline are welcome to attend virtual office hours with Kate Klein, MA, MPH, Administrative Director, Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health.

May 29th: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 30th: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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May

30

IPHAM Public Health seminar —Translating Research Into Policy

Online - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Northwestern s Office of Government Relations will discuss the current federal funding landscape for research agencies and how researchers can effectively position themselves to better engage with federal policymakers and to translate research findings and professional expertise into data-driven policymaking.

Featuring:
Jennifer L. Kunde
Executive Director, Government Relations
Northwestern University

Caitlin Leach
Director of Federal Relations, Government Relations
Northwestern University

Jennifer Kunde is Northwestern's liaison to the City of Chicago, managing all aspects of the university's interactions with elected officials and local community groups. Her work also includes managing governmental issues of concern to Northwestern at both the state and federal levels, including liaison activities with legislative and executive agencies, encouraging funding for the University's research endeavors, and advocating higher education policy that benefits Northwestern students and faculty.

Caitlin Leach joined Northwestern University's Office of Government Relations in September 2016 and is resident in the University's Washington, D.C. office. Her primary responsibilities include advocacy on research-related and regulatory matters before federal executive agencies and the U.S. Congress.

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Jun

04

Save the Date: June 4 Community-Engaged Research Meeting

Chicago - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

SAVE THE DATE

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2024
Community-Engaged Research Meeting

Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Sponsored by
Center for Community Health
Feinberg Community of Practice for Community Engagement

All members of the Northwestern Medicine community are
welcome to attend.

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Jun

05

"Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Long Arc of History: Infectious Disease Control and Global Health Inequity" IGH Seminar with Sokhieng Au, PhD, MPH

Online - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Havey Institute for Global Health Seminar Series is held the first Wednesday of each month, September through July, and features the research and ideas of outstanding global health leaders at Feinberg, the larger Northwestern community, and beyond.

Our speaker for June is:
Sokhieng Au, PhD, MPH
Visiting Assistant Professor
Program in Global Health Studies

"Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Long Arc of History: Infectious Disease Control and Global Health Inequity"

Speaker biography:
Sokhieng Au is a medical historian and public health practitioner focused on health and illness in the Global South. Her research examines medicine and disease broadly in both contemporary and historical perspectives, with particular focus on (cultural, scientific, technical) exchanges / interventions and global inequities in health. She is an area specialist in Southeast Asia and Central Africa. She worked with Doctors Without Borders for several years and has researched and taught in universities in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Her first monograph was a study of French colonial medicine in Cambodia. Her two most recent publications examined Belgian colonial medicine in the Congo and present-day antibiotics overuse in Afghanistan. She has a Ph.D. in history of science from UC Berkeley and an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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