Wednesday, March 9

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Where Have All the Children Gone?: Findings from the Built Environment and Active Play (BEAP) Study.”

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Jennifer D. Roberts
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology
School of Public Health

 

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Wednesday, February 10

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "Race, Inequality, and School (Dis)Integration: A Call for Community-Based Education Reform".

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Sonya Douglass Horsford

Associate Professor, College of Education and Human Development
George Mason University  

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Wednesday, December 9

Time12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LocationMaryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Reducing Risk: Population Health Perspectives on Inflammation Disparities.”

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Gniesha Dinwiddie

Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies
University of Maryland, College Park 

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Wednesday, November 11

Time12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LocationMaryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding  “From Chronic Disease to “Justifiable Homicides”: The Context of Visible and Invisible Trends in Black Male Health.”

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Keon L. Gilbert

Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education
Saint Louis University, College for Public Health and Social Justice      

 

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Wednesday, October 14

Time12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LocationMaryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "Preventing Teen Violence: Socializing Influences on Healthy Dating Relationships."

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Katrina Debnam
Assistant Scientist, Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins University, SPH

 

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Wednesday, September 9

Time12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Sex Trafficking in the Child Welfare System: Toward a Social Determinants of Health Framework.”

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Nadine Finigan-Carr

Research Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
University of Maryland, Baltimore 
 

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "Sexual Fluidity?: Risk of HIV/AIDS among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women".
 
Featured Speaker:

Dr. Typhanye P. Dyer
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Maryland, College Park   

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Time12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LocationMaryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “The Recruitment and Retention of Women and Minorities as Subjects in Clinical Research.”
 
Featured Speaker:

Dr. Nathan Stinson, Jr.
Director for the Division of Scientific Programs
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), NIH  

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Time12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LocationMaryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Global Budgets in Maryland Hospitals: Implications for Readmissions and Ambulatory Care Sensitive Admissions.”

 

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Karoline Mortensen
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services Administration
University of Maryland, College Park  

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Time12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LocationMaryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Being a Vegan is Easy. All you have to do is…: Food Policing and Food Shaming in Black Communities."
 
Featured Speaker:

Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson
Associate Professor, Department of American Studies
University of Maryland, College Park 

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Wednesday, December 12, 2014

 
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH
 

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Model Minority??: Randomized Controlled Trial Interventions to Reduce Cancer Disparities among Asian Americans.”

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Sunmin Lee

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Maryland, College Park      

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Wednesday,  November 8, 2014

 

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH
 

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "I’m on Papers": Synthetic Cannabinoid Use among Violently Injured Young Black Men.”

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Joseph Richardson, Jr.

Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies
University of Maryland, College Park      

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

 
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH
 

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Smoke What?”: The Intersection of Tobacco and Marijuana Use among Urban Youth”​.

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Craig S. Fryer

Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Community Health
Associate Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity 

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Time:12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding   "Health Issues among Mexican Guest Workers: an Historical Examination of the Bracero Program".

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Chantel Rodriguez

Miller Fellow in History
Department of History, University of Maryland

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Wednesday,May 14, 2014

Time: 12noon -1:30PM
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Task-Shifting: A Method to Improve Child Behavior in Family-level Interventions.”

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Geetha Gopalan
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
University of Maryland, Baltimore 

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Monday, April 21, 2014 

Time: 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Location: School of Public Health, Room 1312

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "Shorter Lives, Poorer Health: The U.S. Health Disadvantage Relative to Other Affluent Countries."

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Paula Braveman
Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). 

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 

Time: 12noon -1:30PM
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “The Untold Story of the Black Middle Class: Single and Living Alone.”

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Kris Marsh
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Maryland, College Park
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Wednesday,February 12, 2014

Time: 12noon -1:30PM
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding “Black Women and the Issue of Weight: When Race, Place, Gender, and Body Image Converge on Physical Activity."

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Rashawn Ray
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Maryland, College Park
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013 

Time: 12noon -1:30PM
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "Race and the Graveyard: How Racism Shapes Patterns in Disease and Mortality."

Featured Speaker:
Dr. David H. Chae
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health, University of Maryland

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 

Time: 12noon -1:30PM
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding 
"I Need Help, But I Don't Know How To Say It: Understanding the Mental Health Helping-Seeking Experiences of Adolescent and Young Adult Black Males."

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey
Associate Professor, School of Social Work
University of Maryland, Baltimore
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013 

Time: 12noon -1:30PM
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "Urban American Indian Female Youths' Constructions and Lived Experiences of Health, the Body, and Exercise".

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Shannon Jette
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology
School of Public Health

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Time: 12noon -1:30PM
Location: Maryland Center for Health Equity Conference Room, 3rd Floor, SPH

 Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion regarding "Building Trust Between Minorities and Researchers: A Web-Based Interactive Educational Program."

Featured Speakers: 
Dr. Sandra C. Quinn

Senior Associate Director, 
Maryland Center for Health Equity
Professor, Family Science

and

Dr. Stephen B. Thomas
Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity 
Professor, Health Services Administration

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