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We are committed to creating a collaborative space for researchers at Northwestern and in the community to discuss current issues at the intersection of public health and medicine. To support this endeavor, we record a number of workshops and seminars and maintain this archive of video and presentations for those who could not attend or those who want to refer back.

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We are committed to creating a collaborative space for researchers at Northwestern and in the community to discuss current issues at the intersection of public health and medicine.  To support this endeavor, we record a number of workshops and seminars and maintain this archive of video and presentations for those who could not attend or those who want to refer back. 

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Watch the recordings of IPHAM's past webinars on our YouTube playlist:

The Power of Voice: Storytelling, Medicine, and The Nocturnists

In this presentation, Dr. Silverman will share the origin story of her medical storytelling organization, The Nocturnists, and discuss the power of storytelling to transform ourselves, each other, and medical culture. Guest: Emily Silverman, MD; Assistant Volunteer Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco; Creator and host, The Nocturnists podcast; Emily Silverman, MD is an internal medicine physician at UCSF and creator/host of The Nocturnists, an independent medical storytelling organization that has uplifted the voices of 350+ clinicians through its sold-out live performances and award-winning podcast. Her writing has been published in The New York Times, Virginia Quarterly Review, JAMA, CHEST, and more. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, daughter, and many plants.

Advancing Rural Cancer Health through an Examination of Individual and Community-level Determinants

This presentation identifies individual and community-level determinants that impact access to care for rural residents and explores the implications of these determinants on health outcomes. We will also explain how community-engaged research is ideal for conducting rural health research and understanding disparities that affect rural populations. Through this presentation, we attempt to expose the importance of continued clinical, political, and research emphasis on rural health. Guest: Marquita Lewis-Thames, PhD; Assistant Professor; Department of Medical Social Science; Center for Community Health; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lifestyle Medicine for Mental Health: Towards Health Equity

This presentation will discuss the intersection between mental health and lifestyle medicine and how to leverage a lifestyle medicine approach to support mental health and psychological wellbeing. The presentation will also discuss how the emerging field of lifestyle medicine can support a shift towards mental health equity. Guest: Alyssa Vela, PhD, DipACLM; Assistant Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Cardiovascular Health in Childhood

Ideal cardiovascular health (CVH), is associated with a multitude of benefits including a decreased heart disease, as well as a longer lifespan and healthspan. However, already by age 8 over 20% of children have lost ideal CVH. These early losses in CVH begin the accumulation of cardiovascular risk early in life and translate to a greater burden of disease later in life. This talk will focus on our current understanding trajectories of cardiovascular health starting at birth and will highlight innovative new projects addressing these issues. Guest: Norrina Allen, PhD, MPH, FAHA; Quentin D. Young Professor of Health Policy; Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics Department of Preventive Medicine; Director, IPHAM Center for Epidemiology and Population Health; Co-Director of the Data Science Hub, Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences (DevSci); Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mentoring the Mentors: NUCATS Programming, Assessment, and Outcomes

Mentoring in academic medicine has long been conceived of as both an expectation and “a given.” How mentoring is happening, if it is being done well, how it could be done differently, and how it can be improved have less often been explored. Dr. Cameron will share the innovative changes made to the mentoring programs offered through the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute and discuss the assessment and outcomes of current programs. Guest: Kenzie A. Cameron, PhD, MPH; Professor of Medicine; Director, NUCATS Mentoring Programs; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Epidemiology of Preventable Analytic Errors

With the growth of team science and big data, the increasing complexity of scientific research may make preventable errors -- such as those involving analytic methods or data collection -- more common. This talk will present results from the first scoping review of articles in clinical and translational science retracted for reasons related to errors in data capture, management, or analysis. The work characterizes these errors with the goal of improving both detection and prevention. Guest: Leah J. Welty, PhD; Director, Biostatistics Collaboration Center Professor; Department of Preventive Medicine - Biostatistics; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Addressing the Healthcare Affordability Crisis

With many patients avoiding and foregoing care because of cost — and with many families enduring medical-debt burdens that threaten their well-being in multiple ways — affordability is a major threat to public health in the United States. Reform on a scale that would fully address this crisis seems unlikely in the near- or medium-term. A multi-year journalistic inquiry into the affordability crisis — its causes, consequences, and efforts to combat it — demonstrates both the inspiring possibilities and the current limitations of grassroots efforts "in the meantime" — i.e., in the absence of systemic reform. Guest: Dan Weissmann; Journalist; Host and Executive Producer; An Arm and a Leg podcast; Dan Weissmann is a seasoned journalist and the creator and host of An Arm and a Leg, an award-winning podcast about the cost of health care. A former staff reporter for public radio’s Marketplace and Chicago’s WBEZ, Weissmann's stories have appeared on Planet Money, Reveal, Code Switch, Latino USA, and NPR’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition.

Community Geography, Food Systems, and Health Equity Research and Action in Chicago and Beyond

Community Geography is a growing subfield that utilizes geographic and other social science techniques to collaboratively with community organizations to assist communities in accomplishing meaningful change. This presentation discusses Community Geography projects focusing on food access, food policy, and health equity in Chicago and beyond, utilizing varying levels of community engagement and geographic technology. Lessons from these projects are applied to a discussion of methods in community-university partnerships. Guest: Daniel Block, PhD; Professor of Geography and Acting Chair, Department of Geography, Sociology, History, African-American Studies, and Anthropology; Chicago State University

Optimizing Implementation Science Applications in Community-Engaged Research

A growing demand for the uptake of evidence-based interventions (EBIs) that meet the needs of diverse populations has resulted in the adoption of community-engaged research in dissemination and implementation (D&I) studies. The integration of these two paradigms shows potential for the effective diffusion of EBIs in real-world settings. Yet, more work is needed to fully optimize the benefits of this combined approach. In this seminar, I will highlight the community-engaged and implementation science approach I utilized in feasibility studies for social needs screening and cardiovascular disease management interventions. Implementation strategies and recommendations were tailored to the needs of urban, minority and immigrant communities, and relied heavily on the specific context and community input. I will conclude with my vision to advance implementation science applications in health equity research across Northwestern University. I hope to enhance current community engagement activities and foster new D&I research collaborations with a multi-year research plan. Guest: Sabira Taher, PhD, MPH; T32 Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Research Fellow at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Adjunct Clinical Professor, College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago

60 Years of Activism for the Public’s Health: Jack Weinberg

In this webinar, we will interview Jack Weinberg, an environmental health activist with a 60+ year track record of fighting for the rights of the public. His activism started in the 1960s with civil rights, the Free Speech Movement, Anti-Vietnam War, and union activism. Weinberg’s environmental health activism started in 1977 when he led a coalition of environmentalists, unionists, and community members in Northwest Indiana to halt construction on a nuclear power plant because of the health risks it posed. This was followed by 10 years at Greenpeace and then almost 25 years developing and supporting environmental health interventions in the global public policy space. During those years he helped develop and mentor numerous country-based initiatives and NGO leaders in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the former Soviet States, and the MENA region. Guest: Jack Weinberg; Activist; Adjunct Faculty in Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago

Heart Kidney Synergy

The presentation will provide an overview of the complex relationship between disorders of the heart and kidney, how disease pathogenesis in one promotes disease pathogenesis in the other, and how novel treatments are targeting both organ systems. Presented by Rupal Mehta, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Pragmatic Research Designs: Replicable Intervention Strategies & Enhancing Generalizability

Dr. Ackermann is Professor of Medicine and Medical Social Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Since 2002, his group has conducted research collaboratively with health system and community leaders and stakeholders, with an eye on improving health and health equity by adapting and implementing evidence-based interventions in ways that can be sustained locally and replicated after the research is completed. Dr. Ackermann is also interested in rigorous research designs that simultaneously study the population reach and effectiveness of different implementation strategies. His talk, titled Pragmatic Research Designs: A Focus on Replicable Intervention Strategies and Enhancing the Generalizability of Findings, will share examples from this work and how pragmatic research designs can accelerate and improve policy impact.

Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative & Opportunities to Engage in Statewide Quality Improvement

The Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) is a statewide network of hospital teams, perinatal clinicians, patients, public health leaders, and policymakers committed to improving obstetric and neonatal care to reduce disparities in maternal and infant morbidity and mortality and improve outcomes for all birthing people and newborns. ILPQC has been working since 2014 to implement statewide quality improvement initiatives with over 100 Illinois birthing hospitals. This presentation will provide a brief overview of ILPQC, describe current quality improvement initiatives, and discuss opportunities for clinicians, public health professionals, and other stakeholders to get involved. Guest: Patricia Lee King, PhD, MSW; Assistant Research Professor; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Winding Road to Cancer Prevention with Drugs

Cancer prevention with drugs seems like a simple concept, akin to treatment of hypertension or high cholesterol. But even after a medication is proven to be useful, the road to successful implementation is tortuous. Tamoxifen is a case in point, and will be used to illustrate the barriers and solutions inherent in the prevention paradigm. Guest: Seema A Khan, MD; Professor of Surgery; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Trailblazing Legacy of the Jackson Heart Study

This presentation will review the history of the Jackson Heart Study; reflect on its contributions to cardiovascular research, training underrepresented students, and engaging the local community; and provide an overview of future directions. Guest: April P. Carson, PhD, MSPH, FAHA; Director, Jackson Heart Study; Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Promoting the Uptake of Effective Treatment via Dissemination and Implementation Science

Dissemination and implementation (D&I) science is the scientific study of how to bridge the gap between public health knowledge (what we know) and public health practice (what we do). This presentation will define key concepts in D&I science, provide case examples of studies employing D&I research methods to promote the uptake of effective treatment, and consider future directions for the field. Guest: Sara Becker, PhD; Associate Professor; Brown University School of Public Health

Constitutional Eating: A Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach To Healthy Eating for Optimal Health

Guest: Iman Majd, MD, Lac Interim Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health University of Washington

Older Adults and Opioid Overdose Death

The presentation will provide data on older adult involvement in the opioid epidemic including the evolution of this population’s involvement opioid overdose deaths over the past 20 years. We will discuss implications of these findings for older adult screening, treatment, and recovery services. Guest: Maryann Mason, PhD Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine/Associate Director Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Optimizing Engagement and Implementation through Design for Health Interventions

Efforts to move evidence-based interventions from research to real-world settings have been challenged to sustain consumer engagement and implementation of these tools in their targeted systems of care. This presentation will describe methods that aim to optimize engagement in health-related interventions and their implementation to improve population health. Guest: Andrea K. Graham, PhD Assistant Professor, Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies Department of Medical Social Sciences Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Implementation Science & Informatics to Improve Cardiovascular Care in Primary Care Settings

While many clinical interventions are successful in highly structured research settings, it’s essential that these interventions be incorporated into real world primary care settings to have an impact on population health. Implementation science methods combined with informatics strategies for information delivery and data collection are at the heart of translating studies into practice settings. In this talk, we will share strategies and findings from Healthy Hearts in the Heartland, part of the Agency for Heathcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ's) EvidenceNOW initiative, one of the largest studies of cardiovascular quality improvement in primary care ever implemented in the United States. Guests: Abel Kho, MD, MS, FACMI Director of Center for Health Information Partnerships (CHIP) Director, Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine (I.AIM) Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Theresa L. Walunas, PhD, FAMIA Assistant Professor of Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology Associate Director, Center for Health Information Partnerships Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine To learn more about IPHAM, visit: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham

Exercise and Diet as Therapy for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Exercise capacity is markedly reduced in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, due to cardiac, vascular, and skeletal muscle factors. Both exercise training and dietary weight loss improve exercise capacity and quality of life, and the improvements are associated with improvements in systemic inflammation, body composition, and mitochondrial function. Hospitalized patients with acute HFpEF have the most severe impairments, and appear to respond well to a novel rehab intervention. Guest: Dalane W. Kitzman, MD Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Geriatrics Kermit G. Phillips II Chair in Cardiology Wake Forest School of Medicine This presentation is co-sponsored by the Northwestern Pepper Center, which is housed within IPHAM's Center for Applied Health Research on Aging. For the upcoming schedule of the IPHAM public health series, visit: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham/events/index.html

Cirrhosis: An Underappreciated Public Health Challenge

Cirrhosis is a chronic disease that is increasing in prevalence, affecting ~5-10 million adult Americans. While most patients with cirrhosis are not very sick, they nonetheless require resource-intensive, chronic and expensive care - that is underappreciated. Many opportunities exist to improve care for patients with cirrhosis. Guests: Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH Professor of Surgery Director Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative (NUTORC) Northwestern University This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute.

Leveraging Integrative Medicine to Advance Health Equity

This presentation is part of the Osher Center Grand Rounds, which is a collaboration between IPHAM and the Osher Center for Integrative Health at Northwestern University. Integrative health equity is an emerging field focused on applying integrative strategies to improve health among underserved and vulnerable populations and testing models to expand access to integrative medicine in inadequately resourced settings. This presentation addresses the role for integrative medicine in ensuring health and healthcare equity through efforts in clinical care, education, and research. Guests: Shelley R. Adler, PhD Executive Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health University of California, San Francisco Maria T. Chao, DrPH Associate Director of Research, Associate Director for Health Equity and Diversity Osher Center for Integrative Health University of California, San Francisco For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Medicaid Expansion and Emergency Department Wait Times

Dr. Lindsay Allen presents results from a study examining the impact of Medicaid expansion on emergency department wait times and throughput, key indicators of emergency department crowding. Guest: Lindsay Allen, PhD, MA Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. Lindsay Allen is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine, as well as the IPHAM Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics. As a health economist, she studies the way state and federal policies affect health care access and costs, especially for marginalized populations. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Improving Trauma Systems of Care

Discussion of the original model, Trauma, for regionalization of care. Will discuss the evolution and current challenges we are tackling. Speaker: Anne M Stey, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Anne Stey, MD, is a Trauma Surgeon and Surgical Intensivist passionate about addressing inefficiencies to improve health care quality and cost for all patients. She has been funded by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, The American College of Surgeons and the National Institutes of Health. Her ongoing research focuses on improving quality and value of care with an underlying goal of helping the US health care system become more efficient and equitable for all critically ill and injured Americans. This presentation is co-hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Medical Faculty Council at Northwestern University. For more information about IPHAM, visit: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham

Understanding and Addressing the Public Health Burden of Food Allergy

This presentation will provide an overview of the current US population-level distribution and determinants of food allergy, including its physical and psychological health impacts. The presentation will also briefly describe ongoing efforts to better understand and prevent food allergy that are currently underway at the IPHAM Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research--including population-based survey research, observational cohort and interventional studies. Speaker: Christopher M. Warren PhD Assistant Professor; Department of Preventive Medicine & Director of Population Health Research at the Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. Warren is an epidemiologist who has conducted research into the public health burden of food allergy and other atopic disease since 2011. He received his doctorate in 2019 from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine's Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University in 2021. As Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Director of Population Health at Northwestern University's Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research (CFAAR) the overarching focus of Dr. Warren's research is to characterize and ameliorate the burden of food allergy via large-scale epidemiological studies and behavioral interventions. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Transforming Prevention of Heart Failure: A Risk-Based Paradigm

In this presentation, we will discuss: - Increasing trends in morbidity and mortality related to HF in the US and globally - Poor survival rates with a 5-year case fatality rate of 50% once HF develops - A new prevention paradigm focusing on risk-based approaches to study implementation of prevention strategies. Guest: Sadiya S. Khan, MD, MSc Assistant Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. Khan is an assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Epidemiology at Northwestern University. Her lab utilizes various research methods to enhance cardiovascular risk prediction and to identify novel therapeutic agents for cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment. This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Synaptic Tau Mislocalization and Pathologic TDP43 in the Development of Memory Impairment

This presentation describes work that explores relevant synaptic tau and TDP43 associated inflammatory changes in the development of dementia utilizing comprehensively clinically and neuropathologically characterized human brain autopsy samples. The research approaches emphasize the importance of utilizing biospecimens and data from epidemiologic cohorts for the identification and delineation of disease mechanisms in the development of memory impairment. Guest: Margaret E. Flanagan, MD Assistant Professor of Pathology, Northwestern Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Neuropathology Core Leader Director of the Nun Study Dr. Margaret Flanagan is a board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology and actively participates in the neurosurgical, neuromuscular, and brain autopsy clinical services. She has substantial experience in biospecimen banking and diagnostic neurodegenerative neuropathology and serves as the Neuropathology Core Leader for Northwestern University's federally funded Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Her professional goal is to identify and delineate pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying dementia to allow future development of diagnostic, and more importantly, therapeutic interventions. This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Tai Chi for Whole Person Health and Healthy Aging

This presentation is part of the Osher Center Grand Rounds, which is a collaboration between IPHAM and the Osher Center for Integrative Health at Northwestern University. This presentation introduces Tai Chi mind-body exercise as a multimodal intervention that is well-positioned to support integrative medicine’s goal of addressing whole person health. It summarizes evidence for its benefits related to fall prevention, mobility, cognition, and management of pain in older adults, as well as the physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying observed clinical benefits. Guest: Peter M. Wayne, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Peter Wayne, PhD, is the Bernard Osher Associate Professor of Medicine in the Field of Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Director for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, jointly based HMS and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The primary focus of Dr. Wayne’s research is evaluating how complementary and integrative therapies clinically impact aging and chronic health conditions, and understanding the physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying observed therapeutic effects. Dr. Wayne has more than 40 years of training experience in Tai Chi and Qigong, and is an internationally recognized teacher of these practices. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham More information on the Osher Center for Integrative Health at Northwestern University: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ocim/

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Cardiovascular Risk

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Cardiovascular Risk: Translational Implications for Clinical Practice in 2021 In this presentation we will discuss the physiological changes of the heart in NAFLD/NASH patients, describe cardiac outcomes in NAFLD patients, and evaluate approaches to targeting cardiovascular risk in NASH clinical trials. We will also consider how our current knowledge of cardiovascular risk in NAFLD/NASH may potentially impact clinical practice in 2021. Speaker: Lisa B. VanWagner, MD, MSc, FAST, FAHA Assistant Professor of Medicine-Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology Comprehensive Transplant Center Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. Lisa VanWagner is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Northwestern. Her research utilizes human population-based approaches, large electronic health record data analysis and health services research methods to define and characterize cardiometabolic disease risk prediction, prevention and treatment approaches in patients with chronic liver disease. Her scientific work has been recognized by leading professional organizations, with awards from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), American Society of Transplantation (AST) and American Heart Association (AHA). Clinically, she sees patients in the Northwestern Fatty Liver Clinic within the Digestive Health Center and the Liver Transplant Clinic with a specific interest in diseases affecting the heart-liver axis. This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. For more information about IPHAM, visit: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham

The Future is Now: Increasing Access to Care for Transgender/Gender Diverse Youth Using Telehealth

This presentation aims to identify the barriers that transgender/gender diverse youth face in accessing gender-affirming care, describe how telehealth was implemented to increase convenience of follow-up and reduce hours missed from other activities compared to clinic visits while maintaining high patient satisfaction, and report on the factors impacting the future of telehealth post SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Guest: Janet Y. Lee, MD, MPH, MAS Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine Divisions of Pediatric Endocrinology and Endocrinology & Metabolism University of California, San Francisco Dr. Lee is currently Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, in the Divisions of Pediatric Endocrinology and Endocrinology & Metabolism, where she completed her combined pediatric and adult endocrinology fellowships. She provides clinical care at UCSF Health and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, primarily in metabolic bone diseases and gender-affirming medical care, her research program focuses on the skeletal effects of gender-affirming medical therapy in early pubertal transgender and gender diverse (TGD) youth, and she additionally participates in QI initiatives to improve healthcare delivery to TGD individuals. Co-hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Program in Public Health (PPH) at Northwestern University. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham For more information about Northwestern's Program in Public Health, visit: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/cehs/our-programs/program-in-public-health/index.html

Advancing Implementation Science to Improve the Quality of Health Services

This presentation describes research focused on improving the quality of mental health services by assessing barriers and facilitators to implementing evidence-based practices; designing, tailoring, and evaluating implementation strategies; and enhancing research methodology in implementation science. Speaker: Byron J. Powell, PhD, LCSW Assistant Professor, Brown School and School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis Co-Director, Center for Mental Health Services Research President, Society for Implementation Research Collaboration Byron Powell is an Assistant Professor at the Brown School and School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis where he serves as Co-Director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research. He is President of the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration, and he is on the editorial boards of Implementation Science and Implementation Research and Practice. He is a core faculty member for the Implementation Research Institute (IRI); HIV, Infectious Disease and Global Health Implementation Research Institute (HIGH IRI); Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH)-Australia; and TIDIRH-Ireland.

2021 State of IPHAM

Ron Ackermann, MD, MPH, director of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University, will deliver the yearly State of the Institute address. He will highlight IPHAM's achievements over the last year and set the direction for the coming year.

Integrating Clinical Decision Support into Every Day Care

Clinical Decision Support can help make the Electronic Health Record work to guide every day clinical care and go beyond the every day alerts that often frustrate providers when caring for their patients. Clinical Decision Support can be integrated in a variety of ways into standard clinical care without adding a burden to care providers and put help to decision making in front of providers at key times that can relate to the patients in front of them. Guest: Ethan Moltich-Hou, MD, MPH (’08) Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine University of Chicago Ethan Molitch-Hou is an academic hospitalist who is board certified in internal medicine. He is a graduate of Northwestern's Program in Public Health and is interested in how electronic medical records and health information technology can impact direct patient care, patient-physician interaction, and quality improvement in hospital care. He is currently the Section of Hospital Medicine’s lead hospitalist for the care of patients with COVID-19, which includes responsibilities in administration, operations and clinical care, health information technology, education, and quality and research. This webinar is co-hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Program in Public Health (PPH) at Northwestern University. More info about IPHAM: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham

Towards Healthcare Equity for People with Disabilities

This presentation discusses how institutional barriers and social practices contribute to health disparities for people with disabilities. Healthcare policy, research and practice must challenge disability bias by responding to the real structural, financial and cultural barriers that people with disabilities experience when trying to access care. Guest: Angel Love Miles, PhD Healthcare/Home and Community Based Services Policy Analyst Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago Angel received her doctorate in women’s studies at the University of Maryland College Park and completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently, as the Healthcare/Home and Community Based Services Policy Analyst at Access Living she is responsible for monitoring disability rights developments in healthcare and home and community-based services, and facilitating systems advocacy efforts through an intersectional lens. Her article entitled “Strong Black Women” African American Women with Disabilities, Intersecting Identities, and Inequality can be found in the February 2019 Gender & Society special issue: Gender, Disability, and Intersectionality. Angel and Access Living serve on the Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) Steering Committee. This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. IPHAM: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham NUCATS: https://www.nucats.northwestern.edu/

Maternal Diabetes and Neighborhood Context

This presentation will describe trends in maternal diabetes in Chicago, how those rates differ by race/ethnicity, and how neighborhood disadvantages moderate those inequities. Guest: Milda Saunders, MD, MPH Section of General Internal Medicine and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics The University of Chicago Medicine Dr. Saunders is a general internist and health services researcher at the University of Chicago. Her broad research interests include health disparities and quality of care, particularly related to chronic kidney disease. Her work has examined how location (residence and site of care) is associated with health outcomes. She is also a clinical ethicist, living donor advocate physician and the Assistant Dean of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Pritzker School of Medicine. Learn more here: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham/

All Hands on Deck: Preventing Harm from Firearm Injury

This presentation discusses health system and community approaches to preventing firearm injury and optimizing recovery from interpersonal violence. Guest: Elinore J. Kaufman, MD, MSHP Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Pennsylvania, Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery Elinore Kaufman, MD, MSHP, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating from Harvard Medical School she completed her general surgery residency at New York-Presbyterian Cornell and her fellowship in trauma surgery at Penn. Dr. Kaufman has used quantitative, qualitative and geospatial methods to evaluate the impact of public policy on injury and injury-related mortality, as well as to study the quality and outcomes of care for traumatic injuries. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Reversing the Flow: How Implementation Science can Improve Health Equity

Much of our scientific enterprise is directed towards innovations to improve health outcomes. We are leaving behind many, especially those with historical disparities in health, who could benefit from what we already know We discuss how implementation science can – and must address equity. Guest: C. Hendricks Brown, PhD Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Social Sciences Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Brown is the director of the NIH/NIDA funded Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology for Drug Abuse and HIV (Ce-PIM), the only NIH funded center focused exclusively on implementation methodology. This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Ebola and Structural Violence - Eugene Richardson & Paul Farmer

How do the specific histories and practices of global public health fundamentally shape the way epidemics unfold and inequality deepens? Our two physician-anthropologists speakers, Eugene Richardson and Paul Farmer, have engaged this question together over many years, working not only on the clinical frontlines of Ebola epidemics, but crafting analytic frameworks with which to make sense of those experiences. Join us as they draw on their respective new books to offer on-the-ground insights and critical tools for re-thinking the relationships—and lines of responsibility—between epidemics, inequality, and the field of public health. Guests: Eugene Richardson, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School Author of Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Global Public Health (2020) Paul Farmer, MD, PhD Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine Harvard Medical School Author of Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History (2020) This is the keynote presentation of the Northwestern Bioethics & Medical Humanities annual conference on the theme of Health Across Borders. Presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, and cosponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Institute for Global Health Studies.

Why is There More Funding for Police than Public Health? Questions & Actions

Across the nation, our governments invest billions of dollars in policing & carceral systems we know cause health inequities and then invest only a fraction of that for public health to address those inequities. This public health funding paradox has historical roots and demands new imaginative ways of thinking. This presentation will detail this funding paradox and identify actions for public health to help transform our current systems. Guest: Paul J. Fleming, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor University of Michigan School of Public Health Paul Fleming is an Assistant Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His recent community-based participatory research focuses on examining the impact of public policies on health inequities, including how immigration laws and policing practices impact community health. He also is on the Public Health Awakened steering committee and helps to coordinate the Michigan Chapter of Public Health Awakened. This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Data for Research at the U.S. Census Bureau

In this talk, Dr. Victoria Udalova will present the Enhancing Health Data (EHealth) program at the U.S. Census Bureau, a relatively new research initiative focused on strategically re-using health records and linking across multiple data sources to improve measurement and advance population health. She will also describe availability of restricted data for research, process of gaining access to these data, and some recent examples of research projects. Guest: Victoria Udalova, PhD Senior Economist and Program Manager of the Enhancing Health Data (EHealth) Program U.S. Census Bureau Dr. Victoria Udalova is a senior economist and program manager of the Enhancing Health Data (EHealth) program at the U.S. Census Bureau. She leads the Census Bureau’s initiative to combine health records with Census data to create new statistics and expand research possibilities. Dr. Udalova’s research focuses on measuring social determinants of health and the characteristics of health care workforce. Her projects feature alternative data sources that supplement Census’ existing data collection. Dr. Udalova has published articles in leading peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Health Economics and Health Affairs. Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Harnessing Implementation Science to Realize the Promise of Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Guest: Rinad Beidas, PhD Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine Director, Penn Implementation Science Center (PISCE@LDI), Leonard Davis Institute University of Pennsylvania Rinad Beidas, PhD is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Medical Ethics and Health Policy; and Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the Founder and Director of the Penn Implementation Science Center at the Leonard Davis Institute (PISCE@LDI). Major scientific discoveries have produced scores of evidence-based practices (EBPs) to improve health and mental health. Unfortunately, many of these EBPs never make their way into routine health care delivery. Implementation science is the study of methods to promote the systematic uptake of EBPs into routine care with the broad goal of ensuring that scientific discoveries realize their potential and improve people’s lives. Dr. Beidas' research program is designed to improve the quality of health and mental health services through implementation science.

Explorations of Careers in Public Health: Susan Avila, RN, MPH

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University and the IPHAM Center for Education in Health Sciences. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health. Guest: Susan Avila, RN, MPH Trauma Nurse Coordinator (former) John H. Stroger Hospital Susan Avila has worked in a broad spectrum of roles from a public health nurse based in one of the first nationally established community health centers to bedside nursing in acute care institutions. She was a member of Mayor Washington’s administration and implemented reforms in the food protection program. She retired in 2013 from her position as the Trauma Nurse Coordinator at John H. Stroger Hospital. In this position she directed the Department of Trauma’s Surveillance Unit and several grant funded violence and injury prevention programs. She currently serves as co-chair of Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya 7th District Health Task Force with the focus of advising and tracking issues impacting the health of those within the 7th District. She serves on the Board of Enlace Chicago, a community-based organization dedicated to building community power through collaboration and grassroots leadership in the community of Little Village. She currently is a Lecturer, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.

Leveraging Existing Research Programs to Combat a Pandemic

This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. We will discuss ongoing programs related to respiratory viral infections that contributed to our response to COVID-19. I will start with hospital epidemiology studies of influenza and respiratory viruses. We will then show how these studies led to the development of the Ordinal Scale that has been so widely used for COVID-19. We will finish with studies of influenza in transplant patients that helped us quickly established the SARS-CoV-2 BioBank. Guest: Michael Ison, MD, MS Professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation Medical Director, Transplant & Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Service Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center Director, Center for Clinical Research Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute Dr. Ison is a professor of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation and Director of the NUCATS Center for Clinical Research at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His research focused on understanding the epidemiology, prevention and management of respiratory viruses in hospitalized and immunocompromised patients. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Bias in the Reuse of Electronic Health Data

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham We will explore the potential causes of data bias in EHR data, discuss approaches for their detection and amelioration, present examples of existing work that implements these approaches, and articulate unmet needs. Speakers: Nicole G. Weiskopf, PhD Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program, School of Medicine Oregon Health and Science University Caroline A. Thompson, PhD Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Associate Professor San Diego State University School of Public Health Panelists: Norrina Allen, PhD, MPH, FAHA Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Pediatrics Director, Center for Epidemiology and Population Health Co-Director, Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences (DevSci)- Data Science Hub Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik, PhD Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) Chief of Epidemiology in the Department of Preventive Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Abel N Kho, MD Director, Center for Health Information Partnerships Director, Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics) Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Theresa L. Walunas, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

From Discovery to Implementation Science to End the HIV Epidemic

We have discovered effective prevention and treatment approaches for HIV/AIDS, yet the number of new HIV infections each year in the US has remained relatively stable over more than a decade. In this talk I will describe two hybrid effectiveness-implementation trials of HIV prevention programs for teen and young adult gay/bisexual men. I will also discuss our approach to supporting the use of implementation science in the federal initiative for Ending the HIV Epidemic in the US by 2030. Guest: Brian Mustanski, PhD (He/Him/His) Director, Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing Co-Director, Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Professor, Department of Medical Social Sciences Brian Mustanski, Ph.D. is tenured Professor of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University, Founding Director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, and Co-Director of the NIH Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). He has been a Principal Investigator of nearly $60 million in federal and foundation grants and has published over 290 journal articles. He is a frequent advisor to federal agencies and other organizations on LGBTQ health and HIV prevention, including currently serving as an appointed member of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities and the NIH Council of Councils Sexual and Gender Minority Research Working Group. This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Learn more about Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute: https://www.nucats.northwestern.edu/

Explorations of Careers in Public Health: Dr. María Neira, World Health Organization

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University and the IPHAM Center for Education in Health Sciences. Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health. Guest: Dr. María Neira Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health World Health Organization Dr. Maria P. Neira has been directing the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health at the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland since September 2005. Throughout her tenure and up until now she has led and advised on policy and management in key areas of environmental health. Prior to that she served as Under-Secretary of Health and President of the Spanish Food Safety Agency. From 1993-1998 she was Coordinator of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control. Dr. Neira began her career as a medical coordinator working with refugees in El Salvador and Honduras for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). She then spent several years working in different African countries during armed conflicts. Born in the city of Oviedo, Asturias, Dr. Neira is a Spanish national, a medical doctor by training and specialized in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases; and Public Health. Among many distinctions, she has been awarded the Médaille de l'Ordre national du Mérite by the Government of France and received an “Extraordinary Woman” award by HM Queen Letizia of Spain. In early 2019, she was nominated among the top 100 policy influencers in health and climate change. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Chicago Youth and Their Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. Any citation of the data must be with the authors’ consent and attribution For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham COVID-19 has had a profound impact on children, adolescents and families in Chicago. We will present data from our recently launched Voices of Child Health in Chicago Parent Panel Survey, regarding parents’ concerns about COVID-19, their intentions to vaccinate themselves and their children against COVID-19, and the impact of the pandemic on their families. The Parent Panel Survey includes the perspectives of parents from all 77 community areas in the city, to ensure that community views are part of the citywide conversation about child and adolescent health. Guests: Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Marie E. Heffernan, PhD Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Explorations of Careers in Public Health: Sir Michael Marmot, World Health Organization

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University & the IPHAM Center for Education in Health Sciences. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health. Guest: Professor Sir Michael Marmot MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health World Health Organization Sir Michael Marmot has led a research group on health inequalities for the past 30 years. He is Principal Investigator of the Whitehall Studies of British civil servants, investigating explanations for the striking inverse social gradient in morbidity and mortality. He leads the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and is engaged in several international research efforts on the social determinants of health. He chairs the Department of Health Scientific Reference Group on tackling health inequalities. He was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution for six years and is an honorary fellow of the British Academy. In 2000 he was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen for services to Epidemiology and understanding health inequalities. Internationally acclaimed, Professor Marmot is a Vice President of the Academia Europaea, a Foreign Associate Member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and the Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health set up by the World Health Organization in 2005. He won the Balzan Prize for Epidemiology in 2004, gave the Harveian Oration in 2006 and won the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research in 2008.

Supporting the Critical Role of Community Organizations During COVID-19

A candid discussion with community-based organizations (CBOs) filling critical resource and service gaps for vulnerable individuals and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists of this seminar are all recipients of the Center for Community Health (CCH) Response and Recovery Fund award. The webinar seeks to elevate the essential grassroots work of CBOs during the current pandemic; explore how Northwestern can improve and sustain partnerships with Chicagoland CBOs to improve public health; and identify ways to better advocate for deeper connections with local CBOs within a team's project/study. "Supporting the Critical Role of Community Organizations During COVID-19" is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. Panel discussion moderated by Namratha Kandula, MD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Community Health. Guests: Jessica Davenport-Williams Co-Founder, Black Girls Breaking Bread (BGBB) James Rudyk, Jr. Executive Director, Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) Suzanne Akhras Sahloul Founder & Executive Director, Syrian Community Network (SCN) For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham For more information about NUCATS, visit https://www.nucats.northwestern.edu/

Disparities in Research Enrollment and Implications for Public Health Emergencies

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Dr. Paquette will discuss disparities in research engagement by minority populations, reviewing the historical context to which disparate participation is commonly attributed. She will specifically describe engagement of pediatric minority populations as distinct from adults. Finally, she will consider the ethical implications of differential engagement in research in the context of strategies such as mandatory vaccination in public health emergencies. Guest: Erin Paquette, MD, JD, MBe Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Law, by courtesy, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Attending Physician, Division of Critical Care Medicine and Chair, Ethics Advisory Board, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Erin Paquette is an Assistant Professor in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (by courtesy). She is also an attending physician in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Chair of the Ethics Advisory Board and Associate Director of Clinical and Organizational Ethics at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She is a Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program Scholar and an inaugural Access to Justice Scholar with the American Bar Foundation. Her primary academic interests include research, advocacy, and policy development that reduces health disparities, addresses bias, racism, and other structural determinants of health and promotes social justice.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research at Northwestern: Exemplars and Early Findings

"Patient-Centered Outcomes Research at Northwestern: Exemplars and Early Findings" is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. Guest: Zeeshan Butt, PhD Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Surgery, and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Associate Director, IPHAM Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham For more information about NUCATS, visit https://www.nucats.northwestern.edu/

Beyond Detention: New Findings from the Northwestern Juvenile Project

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Guest: Linda A. Teplin, PhD Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Owen L. Coon Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. Linda Teplin is the Principal Investigator of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, a 20-year epidemiologic study of mental health needs and outcomes of youth after they leave detention. She sampled 1800 youth in the late nineties and has tracked and reinterviewed them ever since, up to their thirties. Professor Teplin will present key findings on psychiatric disorders; educational, social, and socioeconomic outcomes; and death rates.

Reducing Disparities in Perinatal Depression: Impact & Innovation of the Mothers and Babies Program

For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham "Reducing Disparities in Perinatal Depression: Impact and Innovation of the Mothers and Babies Program" is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute Guests: Darius Tandon, PhD Associate Professor Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Alicia Diebold, MSW Research Data Analyst Jaime Hamil, MPH Research Project Manager Jessica Johnson, MPH Senior Program Administrator Erin Ward, MA, MSW Clinical Research Associate Mothers and Babies is an evidence-based program that has been highlighted as one of the most effective interventions for the prevention of postpartum depression and has a proven record of success. It is guided by cognitive behavioral therapy and attachment theory, and is being scaled throughout the U.S. and internationally.

Explorations of Careers in Public Health: Rebecca Levin, Cook County Sheriff’s Office

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University and the Northwestern Program in Public Health. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health. Guest: Rebecca Levin, MPH Senior Advisor Cook County Sheriff’s Office Rebecca Levin is a Senior Advisor with the Cook County Sheriff's Department. She designs, develops and implements strategies on high-profile issues to advance the Sheriff’s priorities, initiatives, and goals; advises the Sheriff and Executive Office on public policy and strategy; represents the Sheriff’s Office with government agencies and community partners; serves as lead internal public health expert on control of COVID-19 among Cook County Jail detainees and Sheriff’s Office employees. Prior to her work with the Sheriff's Office, Rebecca led all aspects of the Strengthening Chicago's Youth (SCY) violence prevention collaborative at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She developed and implemented a strategic vision and goals and objectives for SCY, the Preventing Alcohol Abuse in Chicago Teens (PAACT) coalition, and other Injury Prevention and Research Center initiatives. Rebecca earned her MPH at University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health where she focused on health policy and administration.

Racial Bias in Perceptions of Disease and Policy

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham Guest: James N. Druckman, PhD Professor, Department of Political Science Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research Northwestern University James N. Druckman is the Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. His research focuses on political preference formation and communication. His recent work examines how citizens make political, economic, and social decisions in various contexts. He also researches the relationship between citizens' preferences and public policy, and how political elites make decisions under varying institutional conditions. Druckman is a member of the 50-state COVID-19 project, which was launched in March 2020 by a multi-university group of researchers with expertise in computational social science, network science, public opinion polling, epidemiology, public health, communication, and political science. The consortium aims to help practitioners and governments make informed decisions and allocate resources effectively. The research seeks to identify links between social behaviors and virus transmission, as well as and the impact of messaging and regulation on individual and community outcomes during the COVID-19 crisis.

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine: A Disappearing Therapeutic Modality

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University with the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Guest: Amrien Ghouse, DO Integrative Medicine Fellow Faculty, Department of Family Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. Ghouse is a primary care physician trained in Family Medicine. Her interest in Integrative Medicine comes from her desire to find creative solutions to disease prevention and barriers to her patient’s wellness. She often utilizes her Osteopathic and Integrative background to identify and address the root cause of her patient’s concerns. She enjoys guiding patients to the realization that despite their circumstances, they can make positive choices that directly impact their health. Her interests include addressing health care disparities, functional medicine, and implementing Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

CAHRA from Afar: Updates on Aging Research...Pandemics, Peppers, and More

Translational Applications in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. It is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. Guest: Michael S. Wolf, PhD MPH MA James R. Webster, Jr. Professor of Medicine Director, Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA) Associate Vice Chair, Department of Medicine Associate Division Chief General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Michael S. Wolf is the director of IPHAM's Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA). He will present on the aging research taking place within CAHRA, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent Pepper Center award granted to CAHRA. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham For more information about the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute: https://www.nucats.northwestern.edu/

COVID-19: From Case Reports to Clinical Trials

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. Guest: Anand Srivastava, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine Center for Translational Metabolism and Health Institute for Public Health and Medicine Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Anand Srivastava, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and a core member of the Center for Translational Metabolism and Health within the Institute for Public Health and Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University and completed his internal medicine residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He went on to complete his nephrology fellowship at the Joint Brigham & Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital program. He subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical research at Harvard Medical School during which time he obtained a Master’s in Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Srivastava's research focus is in patient-oriented research focused on the discovery and validation of novel non-invasive blood, urine, and imaging biomarkers that will identify high-risk patients with kidney diseases to optimize the conduct of clinical trials and serve as tools for drug development. He currently serves as the site principal investigator for STOP-COVID, a multicenter cohort study of over 5000 patients admitted to intensive care units across the United States to assess risk factors associated with adverse clinical outcomes in critically ill patients with COVID-19. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Careers in Public Health: Senior Vice Provost for Community Health Equity at Rush University

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University and IPHAM's Center for Education in Health Sciences. Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health. Guest: David A. Ansell, MD, MPH Senior Vice President, Community Health Equity Rush University Medical Center As Rush’s first leader of community health equity, a role he assumed in October of 2016, David Ansell leads Rush’s strategy to be a catalyst for community health and economic vitality on Chicago’s West Side. He previously was Rush’s senior vice president, system integration. Ansell joined Rush in 2005 as the Medical Center’s first chief medical officer (CMO) — a position he held until 2014 — as well as the associate dean and senior vice president for clinical affairs and the Michael E. Kelly MD Presidential Professor at Rush Medical College. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham See all past IPHAM webinars: http://bit.ly/ipham-archive

The SCAN Study and What Genetics Might Teach Us About COVID-19

"Translational Applications in Public Health: The SCAN Study and What Genetics Might Teach Us About COVID-19" Guest: Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD Director, Center for Genetic Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. McNally discusses community engagement and findings from the ongoing SCAN study (Screening for Coronavirus Antibodies in Neighborhoods). She also discusses how it is possible to leverage data from the NUgene biobank to find genomic signals for COVID-19 susceptibility. Elizabeth McNally is a physician and scientist who directs the Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. As the Elizabeth J. Ward Professor of Genetic Medicine, Dr. McNally is a cardiologist with expertise in cardiovascular genetics. By developing a deeper understanding of genes and mechanisms responsible for clinically relevant phenotypes, she is using these genetic signals to drive the development of new therapies. The Translational Applications in Public Health is a mini-series that is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham For more information about NUCATS, visit https://www.nucats.northwestern.edu/

Annual “State of the Institute” address

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. Presenter: Ronald T. Ackermann, MD, MPH Senior Associate Dean for Public Health Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) Director, Center for Diabetes and Metabolism Professor of Medicine and Medical Social Sciences and Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Beyond Inclusion: Language, Culture and Research

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. Guest: Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle, MA, CHI Associate Director, Global Patient Services, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Researcher/Co-investigator, Coleman Foundation Project: “Measuring and Enhancing the Reliability of Interpreter-Mediated Aphasia Assessments Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle is the Associate Director of Global Patient Services at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, where he has worked for over a decade as a Spanish interpreter as well as administrator within an international department that helps facilitate access to rehabilitation for hundreds of patients from dozens of countries around the world every year. Matt received his MA in Translation & Interpreting Studies from the University of Illinois’s Center for Translation Studies in 2015 and his BA from the University of Chicago in Latin American History in 2005. Matt has also trained hundreds of Chicago healthcare interpreters for both local language access agencies and community colleges over the last decade. He recently completed a project he designed and obtained funding for via a Shirley Ryan AbilityLab collaboration with the Coleman Foundation to better understand and improve the services received by patients with communication disorders who have Limited English Proficiency and access speech therapy through an interpreter. That project, “Measuring and Enhancing the Reliability of Interpreter-Mediated Aphasia Assessments” was the first study of its kind to not just understand the impact of interpreting on the assessment of patients with aphasia but implement and measure the effect of an intervention to shift the role of the interpreter and improve the reliability of those assessments. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Public Health Practice in the Time of COVID-19 with Nicholas Soulakis

“Translational Applications in Public Health: Public Health Practice in the Time of COVID-19 with Nicholas Soulakis” Translational Applications in Public Health is a mini-series that is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute This will be a discussion and moderated Q&A session with Nicholas Soulakis, PhD. Nicholas Soulakis has spent the past six months working with the Illinois Department of Public Health, where he has helped lead contact tracing efforts for the state. As an epidemiologist, he will discuss how public health practice continues to inform health officials as they battle the pandemic.

Careers in Public Health: Dr. Ngozi O. Ezike, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University and the Northwestern Program in Public Health. Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health. Guest: Ngozi O. Ezike, MD Director, Illinois Department of Public Health Dr. Ngozi Ezike is acting director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Dr. Ezike is a board certified internist and pediatrician who came to IDPH from the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), where she served for more than 15 years. She was also medical director at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. Prior to joining CCDPH, Dr. Ezike served as Austin Health Center medical director where she actively engaged with the community on a variety of health initiatives. She also has delivered inpatient care at Stroger Hospital and primary and preventive care in community and school-based clinics. Dr. Ezike is a national policy advisor on juvenile correctional health topics. She received a medical degree from University of California at San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Harvard University. Dr. Ezike also holds a management certificate from Harvard Business School and is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Rush University. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Explorations of Careers in Public Health: Dr. Linda Rae Murray, American Public Health Association

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University and the Northwestern Program in Public Health. Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health. Guest: Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH, FACP Governing Council Speaker American Public Health Association Dr. Linda Rae Murray has spent her career serving the medically underserved. She has worked in a variety of settings including practicing Occupational Medicine at a Workers Clinic in Canada, residency director for Occupational Medicine at Meharry Medical College, and bureau chief for the Chicago Department of Health under Mayor Harold Washington. She worked as medical director of the federally funded health center serving Cabrini Green Public Housing Project in Chicago. She has been an active member of a wide range of local and national organizations including serving as a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors for ATSDR, the Board of Scientific Counselors for NIOSH, and the Board of Directors of Trinity Health (a large Catholic Health system). Today she continues to practice as a voluntary general internist one of county’s health centers and is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Illinois School of Public Health. She serves on many local and national boards including the Chicago based Health and Medicine Policy Research Group. She remains passionate about increasing the number of black and Latino health professionals and serves on the Urban Health Program Community Advisory Committee at the University of Illinois. For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

Detecting Pre-symptomatic Alzheimer's Disease: What We Have Learned from Retinal Imaging

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and co-sponsored by the Medical Faculty Council. Presenters: Amani A. Fawzi, MD Cyrus Tang and Lee Jampol Professor of Ophthalmology Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Sandra Weintraub, PhD​ Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology Head of Neuropsychology Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Epidemiology of COVID-19 Prevalence and Disparities Across Chicago

"The Epidemiology of COVID-19 Prevalence and Disparities Across Chicago" Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. Presented by: Sadiya Khan, MD, MSc Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University John Wilkins, MD, MS Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University Moderated by: Director, IPHAM Center for Epidemiology and Population Health Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Pediatrics Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University

The Chicago COVID-19 Comorbidities (C3) Cohort Study: Initial Findings

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. To get to the weekly IPHAM Bulletin for news about public health events and announcements at Northwestern, subscribe here: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham/about/ipham-bulletins.html For recordings of our IPHAM webinars, please check this page: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/ipham/events/ss-archive.html Presented by: Michael S Wolf, PhD, MPH Associate Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine Director, IPHAM Center for Applied Health Research on Aging James R. Webster, Jr., Professor of Medicine Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Medical Social Sciences Northwestern University Michael Wolf is the director of IPHAM's Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA). His work focuses on 1) the study of cognitive, psychosocial, and health system factors that affect a person's ability to successfully manage health, and 2) the design of practical, scalable interventions to help individuals and families access, understand, and use health information to make appropriate health decisions and adopt recommended behaviors. His HeLP lab focuses on aging, multi-morbidity, medication regimen safety and adherence. Most of his work is interventional and leverages health and consumer technologies as appropriate to 'hardwire' patient education, counseling, and monitoring activities in primary care settings to improve chronic disease self-management.

Can Positive Emotion Interventions Help for Coping with the Stress of a Global Pandemic?

This is part of the webinar series hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University. Presented by: Judith T. Moskowitz, PhD, MPH Professor | Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Director of Research | Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Director | BSIS Core, Third Coast Center for AIDS Research President | International Positive Psychology Association Judith Moskowitz is a social/health psychologist who conducts patient-oriented research regarding behavioral and psychosocial factors in the context of significant illness or other life stress. Her current research is focused on the adaptive role of positive emotion regulation for support of beneficial health behavior change (such as diet and physical activity) and prevention of maladaptive health behaviors (such as substance abuse.)

The Ethics of COVID-19: Collaboration from Crisis

This webinar is part of the IPHAM Seminar Series and was presented by Drs. Kelly Michelson and Erin Talati Paquette.

Modeling COVID 19 Transmission and Containment in Illinois (IPHAM Webinar)

Jaline Gerardin is Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine, a member of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Institute for Global Health at Northwestern. Her work has contributed to defining stratification metrics for intervention deployment and understanding the intervention mixes needed for malaria elimination across diverse endemic settings.

"eHealth dissemination science: CTRL-ALT-DEL" - Gary G. Bennett, PhD, Duke University

eHealth interventions have demonstrated efficacy across a wide range of conditions, populations, and settings. Nevertheless, there has been limited translation of evidence-based eHealth approaches into real-world settings. Although this frequently arouses frustration in the research community, the problem is bi-directional. eHealth research has yet to widely integrate market considerations, as well as industry products, strategies, and platforms. In this talk, I will argue that eHealth implementation science can strengthen its impact by better understanding its position in a crowded and rapidly changing marketplace, understanding its value proposition, and more frequently building relationships with other industry players. Created by Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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