Seminars & Conferences


Upcoming:

October 24, 2016
Fall Symposium 2016
Lecture title: "Environment, Epigenetics and Cancer: How to Cultivate the Connections"

March 30, 2016
Spring Symposium 2016
Lecture title: Participatory Action Research: "Researchers and Community Partners Working Together for Real World Success" 

October 17, 2013
Fall Symposium 2013
Lecture title: "Health, Workplace, and Environment:Cultivating Connections 



 
InCHIP Seminar series 2016-2017 sponsored by the CEHHP:

Spring 2017:

Thursday, 2/9/2017
Speaker: Robert Aseltine, Ph.D. UConn, CPHHP
Lecture title: “Using Medical Claims and EHR Data to Predict Suicide Risk.”

Thursday, 2/23/2017
Speaker: J. Graham Thomas, Ph.D. Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Lecture title: “Digital Health Technology for the Assessment and Treatment of Obesity and Related Behaviors.”

Thursday, 3/2/2017
Speaker: Chandra Osborn, Ph.D, MPH. One Drop, Informed Data Systems Inc.
Lecture title: “Leveraging Patient Portals, Mobile Devices, and Websites to Promote Medication Adherence in Diabetes.”

Thursday, 3/9/2017
Speaker: Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Ph.D. UCLA
Lecture title: “Alternative Models for Diffusing Evidence-based HIV Interventions.”

Thursday, 3/23/2017
Speaker: Richard Fortinsky, Ph.D. UConn Health, Center on Aging
Lecture title: “Testing In-Home Interventions to Improve Health Outcomes for Older Adults with Cognitive Vulnerability and their Families.”

Thursday, 4/6/2017
Speaker: Allison Earl, Ph.D. University of Michigan
Lecture title: “Racial Disparities in Attention to HIV-Prevention Information: Causes and Consequences for Health Promotion.”

Thursday, 4/20/2017
Speaker: Lucie Cluver, Ph.D. University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Lecture title: “Social Welfare or Cash Incentives: Can Benefits or Bribery Stop Adolescent HIV in Africa?”


Time and location: Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Ryan Building, Room 204 (2nd Floor), Storrs Campus
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Past Seminars & Conferences:

Fall 2016:

Thursday, 9/8/2016
Speaker: Leonard Epstein, Ph.D. University at Buffalo, SUNY
Lecture title: “Reinforcement Pathology and Obesity.”

Thursday, 9/15/2016
Speaker: Rafael Ballester Arnal, Ph.D. Universitat Jaume, Castellón de la Plana, Spain
Lecture title: “Promoting Sexual Health in Spain.”

Thursday, 9/29/2016
Speaker: Reinhard Laubenbacher, Ph.D. UConn Health
Lecture title: “Quantitative Approaches to Healthcare Across Scales.”

Thursday, 10/6/2016
Speaker: Chandra Osborn, Ph.D, MPH. Vanderbilt University
Lecture title: “Leveraging Patient Portals, Mobile Devices, and Websites to Promote Medication Adherence in Diabetes.”

Thursday, 10/20/2016
Speaker: Edward Maibach, Ph.D., MPH. George Mason University
Lecture title: “TV weathercasters as local climate change educators: From exploratory research to national network in 5 years.”

Thursday, 11/10/2016
Speaker: Chris Dunkel-Schetter, Ph.D. UCLA
Lecture title: “Maternal Stress and Anxiety Before Birth: Consequences and Mechanisms.”

Thursday, 11/17/2016
Speaker: Richard F. Brown, Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
Lecture title: “Physician-Patient Communication Research in the Oncology Health Care Setting.”

Thursday, 12/1/2016
Speaker: Kari Kugler, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University
Lecture title: “Expanding the Tool Box: Using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy to Build Effective and Efficient Interventions.”

Thursday, 12/8/2016
Speaker: Lisa Butler, Ph.D, UConn
Lecture title: “Pediatric HIV Disclosure: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Kampala, Uganda.”


Spring 2016:
Wednesday, 3/30/16

Participatory Action Research

Fall 2015:



Monday, 9/14/15

Speaker: Howard Leventhal, PhD,  Rutgers University
Lecture title: “Modelling Health Behavior In Daily Life (CSM)”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Thursday, 9/24/15

Speaker: Janet Tomiyama, PhD,  UCLA
Lecture title: “Stress, Eating, and Biobehavioral Effects of Low-Calorie Dieting”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Thursday, 10/1/15

Speaker: Mark Weist, PhD,  University of South Carolina
Lecture title: “Interconnecting School Mental Health and Positive Behavior Support”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor) 

Thursday, 10/15/15

Speaker: Jennifer Stinson,  PhD, CPNP,  University of Toronto
Lecture title: “Improving Child Health Outcomes: Harnessing Electronic and Mobile Health Technologies”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Thursday, 11/5/15

Speaker: Melissa Riddle,  PhD,  NIH
Lecture title: “Funding for Behavioral and Social Research: Finding New Partners and Opportunities”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Monday, 11/16/15

Speaker: Rivet Amico,  PhD,  University of Michigan
Lecture title: “Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: Research, Implementation & Advocacy”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor) 

Thursday, 12/3/15

Speaker: Gregory A. Aarons,  PhD,  University of California
Lecture title: “To Be Announced”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Thursday, 12/10/15

Speaker: Dolores Albarracín,  PhD,  University of Illinois
Lecture title: “To Be Announced”
Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)


 

Prior to Fall 2015:



National Family Development Credential State Coordinator Meeting

July 15 & 16, 2015

Using Digital Health to Improve Comprehensive Obesity Treatment Among the Medically Vulnerable

May 7, 2015
Speaker: Gary Bennet, PhD - Duke University 

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: Research, Implementation and Advocacy

April 30, 2015
Speaker: K. Rivet Amico, Ph.D. - University of Michigan

Slim by Design: Engineering a Built Environment
Slim by Design: Mindless Eating Solutions for Everyday Life

April 23, 2015
Speaker: Brian Wansink, Ph.D.

Dietary Interventions for Obesity: Considering Internal and External Validity in RCTs

April 16, 2015

Speaker: Cara Ebbeling
Webcast

2015 Obesity Summit: Predictors of Overweight and Obesity and Work Environment

April 14 - 16, 2015

Featured Speaker: Dr. Pouran Faghri - University of Connecticut
Location: The O2, Peninsula Square - London, UK
Details

Public Policy Impacts on Obesity at the Community, School, and Individual Levels

April 10, 2015

Speaker: Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS - University of Illinois at Chicago

Financial Incentives and Social Networks for Obesity Treatment

April 9, 2015

Speaker: Tricia Leahey, PhD - University of Connecticut
Webcast

Don’t forget about dad: Novel approaches to childhood obesity prevention & Translation of Evidence-Based Diabetes Self Management and Prevention Programs to Community Sites

March 26, 2015

Speakers: Amy Mobley, PhD & Kelley Newlin Lew, DNSc, APRN, CDE - University of Connecticut
Webcast

Details Engaging Primary Care Clinicians in Translational Research: Why is it so Difficult?

March 12, 2015

Speaker: Michelle Cloutier, MD
Webcast

Food Matters: The Cost of Industrializing our Food Supply

March 10, 2015

Speakers: Pheobe Godrey, Ph.D - University of Connecticut, Fadi A. Al Khayer, M.D. - Specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Renee M. Gross, J.D. - University of Connecticut

Obesity Stigma: Public Attitudes and Potential Policy Remedies

February 26, 2015

Speaker: Rebecca Puhl, PhD
Webcast

Self-Affirmation: From Theory to Process to Health Impact

January 22, 2015

Speaker: William Klein, Ph.D. - NIH
Webcast

Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Using Community Engaged Research

October 23, 2014

Speaker: Terrance Albrecht - Karmanos Cancer Institute
Details / Webcast

Health, Workplace & Environment: Cultivating Connections

October 17, 2013

Speakers:
Dr. John Howard (Slides)
Roslyn Cama (Video / Slides)
Dr. Michele Gelfand (Video / Slides)
Dr. Martin Cherniack (Video) / Slides)
Dr. Manuel Cifuentes (Video) / Slides)
Dr. Mira Grice Sheff (Video) / Slides)
Dr. David S. Weed (Video) / (Slides)
Flicker Slideshow / Opening Remarks / Closing Remarks

Fall Symposium 2016

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Seminars

October 24, 2016
Fall Symposium 2016
Lecture title: "Environment, Epigenetics and Cancer: How to Cultivate the Connections"

March 30, 2016
Spring Symposium 2016
Lecture title: Participatory Action Research: "Researchers and Community Partners Working Together for Real World Success" 

October 17, 2013
Fall Symposium 2013
Lecture title: "Health, Workplace, and Environment:Cultivating Connections