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IPHAM Seminars - Archive

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. 

February 20, 2020: Lessons Learned while Implementing Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Inpatient Rehabilitation

Live stream link

Allen Heinemann, PhD, ABPP, FACRM
Director, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

February 13, 2020: Leveraging Technology in Older Adult Care: How Can Accelerometry and Smart Voice Help Us?

Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Co-Director, Successful Aging and Frailty Evaluation (SAFE) Clinic
Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
University of Chicago

February 6, 2020: Physical Activity and Yoga for Health: Evidence from Interventions and Cross-sectional Studies
(Recorded presentation)

Neha P. Gothe, MA, PhD
Director | Excercise Psychology Lab
Assistant Professor | Department of Kinesiology & Community Health Affiliate Faculty | Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

January 16, 2020: "Businesses as Research Partners: The Link Between Community Health and U.S. Manufacturing"

Megan Colleen McHugh, PhD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

January 9, 2020: “Can We Really End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030? A Policy Reality Check"

Celeste Watkins-Hayes, PhD
Professor of Sociology and African American Studies
Northwestern University

November 14, 2019: "How a State-Wide Collaborative is Improving the Quality of Care for Hip and Knee Replacement Patients in Michigan"

Richard Hughes, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Co-Director, Michigan Arthroplasty Registry Collaborative Quality Initiative (MARCQI)

November 7, 2019: "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Autism-Related Service Use Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children"

Lucy Bilaver, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University

October 17, 2019: "Using Patient Narratives to Improve Care"

Recorded presentation
Tara Lagu, MD, MPH
Associate Director, Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science
Baystate Health

October 3, 2019: "Using Health Policy to Improve Sepsis Outcomes"

Recorded presentation
Jeremy Kahn, MD, MS
Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Health Policy & Management
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
University of Pittsburgh

September 26, 2019: "Accessing the NM Healthcare System as a Lab for Your Research: Tips for Success and Aligning with NM’s Upcoming Priorities"

Recorded presentation
Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS
John B. Murphy Professor of Surgery
Vice President - Quality, Northwestern Medicine
Director, Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)
Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

September 19, 2019: "The State of IPHAM"

Recorded presentation
State of IPHAM Slides
Ronald T. Ackermann, MD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Public Health
Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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

Recorded presentation

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

April 25, 2019 - "The Many Faces of Spatial Clustering"

Recorded presentation
Luc Anselin, PhD
Stein-Freiler Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology and the College
Director, Center for Spatial Data Science
Chair, Committee on Geographical Sciences
Committee on Quantitative Methods in Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences
Senior Fellow, NORC
University of Chicago

April 18, 2019 - "Strengthening Community Engaged Research: the Center for Community Health's Resources and Services"

Recorded presentation
Presenters from the Center for Community Health:

  • Namratha R Kandula, MD, MPH (Co-Director)
  • Jen Brown (Director, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities)
  • Grisel Robles-Schrader (Director, Stakeholder-Academic Resource Panels)
  • Josefina Serrato (Consultation Manager, Stakeholder-Academic Resource Panels)
April 11, 2019 - "Implementation Strategies to Improve Physical Activity Through Physical Therapy"

Recorded presentation
Miriam Rafferty, PT, DPT, PhD
Research Scientist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

March 28, 2019 - "ED-Initiated Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain: Evaluating a New Model of Collaborative Care"

Recorded presentation
Howard Kim, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

March 21, 2019 - "Walking Green: Developing an Evidence Base for Nature Prescriptions"

Recorded presentation
Teresa H Horton, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Northwestern University

March 14, 2019 - "Bridging the Knowledge and Quality Gap: Using Implementation Research in Global Health to Accelerate Change (and how Rwanda succeeded in reducing child mortality)"

Recorded presentation
Lisa R Hirschhorn, MD, MPH
Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

February 28, 2019 - "Combating the Opioid Crisis: The Surgery Perspective"

Recorded presentation
Jonah Stulberg, MD, PhD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Gastrointestinal & Endocrine Surgery
Surgical Outcomes & Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)
Department of Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

February 21 - “The Center for Global Health: Reflections on the 10 Year Anniversary”

Recorded presentation

  • Robert L. Murphy, MD
    Director, Center for Global Health
    John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases
    Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division; Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Mamta Swaroop, MD
    Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma and Critical Care)
February 7 - "A Public Health Crisis of our Time: Drug Shortages"

Rola Kaakeh, PharmD, CFPH
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

November 15 - "Translational Informatics in Cancer Precision Medicine: Advancing Pharmacogenomic Knowledge with Real World Data”

Recorded presentation
Matthew K. Breitenstein, Ph.D.
Instructor of Informatics
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

November 8 - "Ebola 2014 and the Administrative Imagination of Disease"
Co-sponsored Seminar w/Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Recorded presentation
Andrew Lakoff, PhD
Professor of Sociology

Divisional Dean for Social Sciences
Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California

November 1 - "Achieving Improvement Potential and Sustainability with Team Coaching at the Front Line of Care”

Recorded presentation
Marjorie M. Godfrey, PhD, MS, BSN, FAAN
Co-Director & Founder The Dartmouth Institute Microsystem Academy
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

September 27 - "State of IPHAM"

Recorded presentation
Ronald Ackermann, MD, MPH
Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)
Senior Associate Dean for Public Health
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

September 13, 2018 - "Effective Health Care Teams - Leadership, Tacit Learning, and Organizational Development"

Recorded presentation
Dale Strasser, MD
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation
Emory University School of Medicine

February 2018

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

  • December 1 - “Passive Sensing of Eating Behaviors: Challenges and Implications for Obesity Research” (Nabil Alshurafa, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)
  • December 8 - “State of the Institute: During a Time of Constant Change in Healthcare and Research, Where Will We Go Next?” (Ronald Ackermann, MD, MPH - Senior Associate Dean for Public Health; Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine; Director, Center for Community Health; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • December 15 - “Biological Age and Health Outcomes” (Lifang Hou, MD, PhD, MS - Chief, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention; Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine; Director, Global Health Initiative, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine) Click here for Video Archive

November 2016

  • November 10 - “Strategies for Community & Stakeholder Engagement in Research: Presented by the Center for Community Health"
    Moderators: Jen Brown - Director, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC), Center for Community Health; Maryann Mason - Faculty-Community Liaison for Research, ARCC, Assistant Research Professor, Pediatrics/Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Community and Evaluation Research Director, Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
    Panelists: Rebecca Johnson, PhD - Research Assistant Professor, Buehler Center on Aging, Health & Society/Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine; Matthew O’Brien, MD, Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine; Christine Stake, Project Manager, Department of Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
  • November 17 - "Wish I Didn’t Know Now, What I Didn’t Know Then: The Measurement Problem in End-of-Life Interventional Research" (Margaret (Gretchen) Schwarze MD, MPP, FACS - Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin)

October 2016

  • October 6 - “Global Frontiers in HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care"
    John Idoko, MBBS - Professor of Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital & Former-Director General, Nigerian Agency for Control of AIDS)
    Kathleen Squires, MD - W. Paul and Ida H Havens Professor of Infectious Diseases; Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • October 13 - "Community Environmental Epidemiology & Public Policy" (Peter Orris, MD, MPH - Professor and Chief of Service, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System; Adjunct Professor, Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)
  • October 20 - "BONK: An Evidence Based Approach to Pediatric Head Trauma" (Danny G Thomas, MD, MPH - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine; Medical College of Wisconsin) 
  • October 27 - "Applying The Science Of Decision-Making To Increasing Physical Activity In Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis" (Dan Pinto, PT, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences; Center for Healthcare Studies, Institute for Public Health and Medicine; Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University)

September 2016

  • September 29- Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI: "Innovative Approaches to Engaging Community across the Translational Research Continuum"
  • September 22- Deborah Wexler, MD, MPH: Practice-based and Population Health Interventions for type 2 diabetes"
  • September 15 - Ling Qun Hu, MD, FAME: "The Weakest Link in Translational Medicine"
  • September 8 - Brendan Allen, BN, MPH:“The Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance) - Advocating for Surgical System Strengthening.”

June 2016

  • June 23 - Wendy Lipworth, PhD:“Advancing debates about conflict of interest in medicine”
  • June 16- Dorothy Dunlop, PhD: "Lifestyle Approaches to Prevent and Control Osteoarthritis"
  • June 9 - [VIDEO] Peter Lio, MD, "Integrative Dermatology: What is the Evidence?"
  • June 2 - Susan Everson-Rose, PhD, MPH: "Stress,Emotions and Cardiovascular Health Disparities: Current Knowledge & Future Directions"

May 2016

April 2016

March 2016

  • March 24 - Shannon Zenk, PhD,MPH,RN,FAAN:“New Insights into Food and Built Environment Inequities and their Cardiovascular Health Implications”
  • March 17 - Andrew Naidech, MD/MSPH:“Everything is obvious once you know the answer: Inpatient medical treatment and later health related quality of life”
  • March 10 -Special Seminar:“Jump Start Your Patient-Centered Outcome Research (PCOR) Project: Internal and External Funding Opportunities & Resources”
  • March 3  - Jane Holl, MD, MpH: “Redesigning Transplant Organ Labeling and Identification: An Innovative Approach to Improve Patient Safety”

February 2016 

  • February 25 - Bruce Lambert, PhD:"Predicting, Detecting, and Preventing Drug Name Confusions and Other Wrong-Drug Errors"
  • February 18 - Will Thompson, PhD:“Electronic Health Record Driven Phenotyping for Quality and Research"
  • February 11 - Andrew Ryan, PhD: "Incentives for Hospital Quality and Value: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
  • February 4  - Julie Johnson, MSPH/PhD: “Value Models for Co-Producing Health Care Services.”

January 2016 

  • January 28 - Cancelled
  • January 21 - Matt M. Longjohn, MD,MPH:“Community Integrated Health”
  • January 14 - Lee Lindquist, MD,MPH,MBA:“Results from a PCORI-Funded Study: Lifespan Planning in the 4th Qtr - Helping Seniors Make Choices for their 70’s, 80’s, 90’s.”

December 2015 

  • December 17 -Ruth Shim, MD, MPH, “Reducing Inequities by Focusing on the Social Determinants of Mental Health”
  • December 10 -Gabrielle A. Stryker, PhD:“Chagas Disease: Se Busca - Viva o Muerta (Wanted - Dead or Alive)”
  • December 3 - Mary McGrae McDermott, MD: “Preventing Disability in Older Patients with Chronic Disease: Current Evidence and Future Directions”

November 2015 

  • November 19 - Cathy Barber, MPA: “The National Violent Death Reporting System - Harnessing the Power of the Data to Save Lives” 
  • November 12 - Dorry Segev, MD, PhD: “Of Math and Medicine: Advancing Patient Care and Policy through Novel Mathematical Methods”
  • November 5 - Nadia Islam, PhD: “Community-Clinical Linkage Models to Advance Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes Prevention & Management for Asian Americans”

October 2015 

  • October 29 - Michele Peters, PhD:"Routine collection of Patient-Reported Outcome measures in long-term chronic conditions: the English National Health Service POLICY Perspective”
  • October 22 - Tim Butcher: “Ebola in West Africa - Public Health Lessons from the World’s Worst Ebola Outbreak”
  • October 15 - John Ovretveit, PhD: “Combining Improvement and Implementation Science for better Healthcare and Health”
  • October 8  - William C. (Bill) Jenkins, PhD: “The Tuskegee Syphilis Study: Implications for Current Issues”


September 2015 

  • September 24 - Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH: “Exciting New Projects”
  • September 17 - Cancelled
  • September 10 -Christine Pellegrini, PhD:“Developing a Patient-Centered Weight Loss Program for Knee Replacement Patients: A Work in Progress”
  • September 3  - Tony Mazzaschi: "Policy, Advocacy and the Missions of Academic Public Health”

June 2015 

  • June 25 - Dave Vanness, PhD: "Betting on Better Health: The Rising Importance of Bayesian Analysis in Health Economics and Outcomes Research"
  • June 18 - Michael Fagen, PhD: "MPH Education for the 21st Century and Beyond"
  • June 11 -Teresa Woodruff, PhD and Thomas O'Halloran, PhD : "Zinc Sparks Life and Other Stories from the Interface of Chemistry and Biology"
  • June 4  - Richard Marlink, MD: "Lessons from Botswana: What can one small place teach us about ending AIDS worldwide?"

May 2015 

  • May 28 - Sarwat Chaudhry, MD : "Challenges in Improving Outcomes in Hospitalized Older Patients"
  • May 21 - John Kessler, MD and Horacio Espinosa, PhD: "Induced Pluriotent Stem Cells - New Approaches to the Study of Human Neurological Diseases"
  • May 14  - Craig Garfield, MD: "Young Men's Health and the Transition to Fatherhood: When Every Day is Father's Day"
  • May 7  - Siddhartha Jonnalagadda, PhD: "Supporting the information needs of clinicians, researchers, and patients through biomedical text mining."

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015

January 2015

December 2014

  • December 18 - Mark A. Reinecke, PhD: [NO VIDEO] "Understanding and Preventing Suicide"
  • December 11 - CANCELLED
  • December 4  - Russell Phillips "Transforming Primary Care Practice"

November 2014

October 2014

September 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013

October 2013

September 2013 - Launch of the IPHAM Seminar Series

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013 - Big Data

February 2013

January 2013 - Optimization

December 2012 - Optimization

November 2012 - Diabetes: Exploring the integration of community-level and clinical care

The Operating Room to Intensive Care Unit Handoff:
Assessing Risks of Patient Harm 

May 29  - Lisa McElroy, MD
[VIDEO] "The Operating Room to Intensive Care Unit Handoff: Assessing Risks of Patient Harm"

May 22  - Lisa Masinter, MD, MPH
[VIDEO] "Invincibility and Unintended Pregnancies Among Latina Adolescents"

May 15 - Christopher P. Fagundes, PhD
[VIDEO] "Biobehavioral Mechanisms Underlying Cancer Disparities"

May 8- Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, "Behavioral Economics and Health"

May 1  - Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, PhD
[VIDEO] "Structural Stigma and the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations"

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