Events Archive

Post date: Sat, 09/18/2010 - 09:00

"Early Childhood Education Centers and Mothers' Postsecondary Attainment: A New Conceptual Framework for a Dual-Generation Education Intervention"
by P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, Director of IPR’s Cells to Society (C2S): The Center on Social Disparities and Health, and IPR Faculty Fellow; and Teresa E. Sommer, IPR Postdoctoral Fellow

Organized by: Institute for Policy Research

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Post date: Fri, 09/17/2010 - 14:34

In recognition of this year’s “One Book,” Mountains Beyond Mountains, Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine offers a series of lectures touching on the main themes of Tracy Kidder’s book and the work of Dr. Paul Farmer. The first of the series is on September 21.

Four physicians and nurses with extensive global health experiences all across the world will share stories and pictures of their work, lessons learned, and advice for students interested in getting involved in global health themselves. The panel will consist of Dennis Gates, Jean Marie DeLio, Ted Christou, and Richard Abrams.

Oragnized by: One Book One Northwestern

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Post date: Wed, 09/15/2010 - 11:36

Feinberg’s Office of Minority and Cultural Affairs Presents March Friday Film Series:

A Walk to Beautiful
by Tony Hardmon, Mary Olive Smith, Jerry Risius

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The award winning feature-length documentary A Walk to Beautiful tells the stories of five Ethiopian women who suffer from devastating childbirth injuries and embark on a journey to reclaim their lost dignity. Rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, these women are left to spend the rest of their lives in loneliness and shame. They make the choice to take the long and arduous journey to the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in search of a cure and a new life.

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Post date: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 16:39

Visiting Professor Lecture:  

Roger Chou, MD  Oregon Health and Science University

Lunch will be available for all attendees

Organized by: Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and the Programs in Public Health

Post date: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 16:32

Building a Healthier Chicago is a collaborative initiative which began in February 2008 among the American Medical Association, the Chicago Department of Public Health, and the Office of the Regional Health Administrator of the US Department of Health and Human Services with the assistance of Federal Occupational Health. Dr. Boone will discuss the program's outreach initiatives to improve the health of Chicago's residents through the integration of existing and new public health, medicine and community health promotion activities.

Organized by: Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and the Programs in Public Health

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Post date: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 16:27

Participants will appreciate facilitators and barriers to research in community settings, learn about current Alliance resources, research projects and plans both locally and nationally, and utilize examples of research activities at the Alliance to identify opportunities for future research. 

Organized by: Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and the Programs in Public Health

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Post date: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 16:21

Participants will become familiar with the 9 functions that a human subjects protection program (HSP) must fulfill under federal regulations, will understand that institutional review boards are only one of seven entities that provide different components of a comprehensive HSP program, and the additional risks that are raised when communities are both participants and research partners and how these additional risks can be effectively managed in an HSP program. 

Organized by: Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

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Post date: Mon, 08/30/2010 - 15:33

"Creating Health & Social Care Policies for Elders: Thinking about Aging with Passion"

The 15th Annual James E. & Bonnie L. Eckenhoff Lecture, organized by Feinberg's Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, is scheduled for Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 from 4:00 pm - 5:00pm. This year’s speaker is Baroness Julia Neuberger. Baroness Neuberger is a rabbi, social reformer, respected author, and member of the House of Lords. She has undertaken many voluntary and philanthropic roles and is the author of several books on topics that include healthcare ethics, Judaism, women, and the care of dying people.

Post date: Thu, 08/26/2010 - 12:44

The poster session highlights the summer field work experiences of our Master in Public Health (MPH) candidates.  Students will give a brief summary of the FE and prepared to answer questions following.  The program will also recognize preferred community sites with a short presentation during the poster session.  Light refreshments will be served.

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