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Public Health Seminars:

2/20/2018

Unconscious racial bias - Its impact on clinical decision making

M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA
Deputy Commissioner for Population Health
Virginia Department of Health


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Public Health Seminars and Events

events and seminars photoThe 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.

Seminars and Events
Seminar Series Academic Year 2017-2018
Date Presenter Seminar Title
     
2/20/18 M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA, Deputy Commissioner for Population Health, Virginia Department of Health
Seminar Type: MPH

Unconscious racial bias -Its impact on clinical decision making

     
     
2/27/18 Sylvia Rozario, Third Year PhD Student
Seminar Type: PhD
Assessing the Associations between Mental
Health Status, Hypertension, and Hospital
Inpatient Visits in Women in the U.S.
     
     
3/6/18 NONE
Spring Break
NONE
     
     
3/13/18 Dr. Kristen Brown, Postdoctoral Follow, Emory University
Seminar Type: MPH
TBD
     
     
3/20/18 Elizabeth Lowery, Second Year PhD Student
Seminar Type: PhD
TBD
     
     
3/27/18 Dr. Dayna Johnson-Morgan, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School Associate Epidemiologist, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Seminar Type: MPH
TBD
     
     
4/3/18 HOLD
National Public Health Week
TBD
     
     
4/10/18 Dr. Hong Xue, Assistant Professor, VCU Department of Health Behavior and Policy
Seminar Type: PhD
TBD
     
     
4/17/18 First Year PhD Students
Seminar Type: PhD
TBD
     
     
4/24/18 Dr. Kia Jackson, FDA
Seminar Type: MPH/PhD
TBD
     
     
5/1/18

NONE
LAST WEEK OF CLASS

NONE
     
     
9/5/17 Panel
Seminar Type: MPH/PhD
Finding the Mentors and Mentoring You Need
     
     
9/12/17 Heidi Pfeiffer, CDC
Seminar Type: MPH
Topic: Public Health Associates Program
     
     
9/19/17 Dr. Elizabeth Do, Instructor, Health Behavior and Policy
Seminar Type: PhD
Sociodemographic Predictors of Tobacco Exposure among Pregnant Women in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study
     
     
9/26/17 Dr. Candace Johnson, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Seminar Type: MPH
The Strong Black Woman and metabolic syndrome: Preliminary results from pilot work to explore social determinants of health in high risk communities
     
     
10/3/17 Panel
Seminar Type: PhD/MPH
Opioid Use
     
     
10/10/17  Kevin Sickinger, LTC (R), CENC Military Coordinator/Program Special
Seminar Type: MPH 
Understanding Your Study Population: Recruiting and Retaining Large-Scale Longitudinal Cohorts 
     
     
10/17/17 Dr. Nathan Gillespie, Associate Professor, Psychiatry,
Seminar Type: PhD
The genetic and environmental etiology of cannabis use and misuse, and the relationship between cannabis, education and annual income
     
     
10/24/17 Mathew Pannizon, PhD Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, UCSD
Seminar Type: MPH/PhD
Testosterone and Male Aging:  Challenges, Developments, and Future Directions
     
     
10/31/17 Trisha Sando, Fourth Year PhD Student
Seminar Type: PhD
Do diabetes mellitus self-care behaviors influence the receipt of the recommended annual diabetes foot screening examination?
     
     
11/7/17 NONE
Seminar Type: APHA
TBD
     
     
11/14/17 Jordyn Wallenborn, Fourth Year PhD Student
Seminar Type: PhD
Interracial Couples and Breastfeeding Noninitiation In the United States
     
     
11/21/17 NONE
Thanksgiving
NONE
     
     
11/28/17 Samuel Brinton
Seminar Type: MPH
You Can't Change What I Never Chose: A Survivor Takes on Conversion Therapy
     
     
12/5/17 NONE
LAST WEEK OF CLASS
NONE
     
     
1/23/18 TBD
Seminar Type: MPH
TBD
     
     
1/30/18 Mirinda Gormley, Second Year PhD Student
Seminar Type: PhD
A National Description of Transport Refusals Among Patients Administered Prehospital Naloxone
     
     
2/6/18 Karen Chartier, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Seminar Type: MPH
Understanding Racial/Ethnic Differences in Alcohol Consumption and Potential Mechanisms
     
2/13/18 None None (Postponed)
     


2/20/2018

Unconscious racial bias - Its impact on clinical decision making

M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA Deputy Commissioner for Population Health Virginia Department of Health

One Capitol Square, room 644 

12:00 - 1:00 PM