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Becoming the PI: Practical Grant Knowledge You Can Take to Any Institution

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Public Health Seminars and Events

events and seminars photo The Division of Epidemiology hosts a bi-weekly seminar series that is open to students, faculty, and staff throughout VCU.  Lectures address various aspects of epidemiologic research and practice and include presentations by leaders in the field of population health.

Seminars are generally held from 12:00 to 1:00 pm on alternating TUESDAYS at One Capitol Square (830 E. Main Street), 6th floor room 644.

Seminar Series Academic Year 2016-2017
Date Presenter Seminar Title
3/28/2017 Jeanine Giles-Larson Becoming the PI: Practical Grant Knowledge You Can Take to Any Institution
4/4/2017 Marilyn Stern, PhD
Professor, Department of Child and Family Studies, University of South Florida
Community-Based Pediatric Obesity Interventions: What we have learned, what do we need to learn, and what should we do moving forward
4/11/2017 First Year PhD Students TBD
4/18/2017 Megan Edmonds TBD
 9/27/2016 Dr. Anton Kuzel, MD, MHPE  Restoring Joy to Practice as Preamble to Quality Improvement 
10/4/2016 Timothy Ihongbe, PhD Candidate Childhood sexual abuse and intimate partner violence victimization in adulthood: Sex-differences in the mediating influence of age of sexual debut
 10/11/2016 Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, MPH Subjective and Objective Neighborhood Measures and Preterm Delivery among Urban African American Women
10/18/2016 Mike Sawdey, PhD Candidate Assessing Tobacco Availability by Socioeconomic Status Around Schools in Richmond, Virginia
10/25/2016 Derek Chapman, PhD Neighborhood factors associated with life expectancy in Northern Virginia (NOVA): Methodological issues and creation of effective communication tools
  11/8/2016 Dr. Peter Barr, PhD   Neighborhood Conditions and Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms across the Early Life Course.
 11/15/2016 Dr. David N. Gaines, Ph.D.   Transmission, Surveillance and Diagnosis of Ticborne Rickettsial Diseases  
 11/29/2016   Dr. Katherine Keyes, PhD  The role of epidemiology in population mental health in the 21st century: history, current progress, future directions
 12/6/2016 Briana Mezuk, PhD Community-engaged research on diabetes in Richmond: Reflections on process, partnership, and preliminary results 
1/17/2017 Dr. Rebecca Etz, MPH Primary care measures that matter and the cross disciplinary generation of shared principles for primary care related to Family Medicine
1/24/2017 Dr. Daniel Riddle, PhD Using Latent Growth Modeling to Understand Knee Replacement Recovery
2/7/2017 Sylvia Rozario, PhD Candidate The Combined Effect of Interpregnancy Interval and Maternal Body Mass Index on Gestational Hypertension
2/21/2017 Timothy Ihongbe, MPH, MBSS, PhD Candidate Changes in th euse of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods among U.S. nulliparous adolescents and young adult women, 2006 to 2015: Results from the National Survey of Family Growth.
2/28/2017 Dr. Lenn Murrelle, PhD, MSPH, MPH From Academia to the corporate sector and back: "Toto we are not in Kansas anymore"
3/14/2017 Trisha Sando, PhD Candidate TBD
3/22/2017 Julia Heck, PhD, MPH Environmental Tracking of Childhood Cancer


Becoming the PI: Practical Grant Knowledge You Can Take to Any Institution

Jeanine Giles-Larson

One Capitol Square, room 644 

12:00 - 1:00 PM