Graduate Group in Epidemiology Presents: Epidemiology Seminars (EPI 290)
REWARDS AND CHALLENGES OF DOING RESEARCH IN A HIGHLY INTERCONNECTED WORLD
Thursdays 11:00am - 11:50am
Valley Hall Building, Room #2020
UC Davis West Campus (Veterinary Medicine)
First speaker of the series:
April 4, 2013
Marc B. Schenker, MD, MPH
Associate Vice Provost and
Professor, Public Health Sciences and Medicine, UC Davis
"Immigrants: So Many and So Invisible"
This seminar series aims to look into the world of conducting epidemiological research in a globally connected world through the experiences of experts in a wide range of health related areas. While generating a dialog between the change-makers and students, the seminar will glimpse into: the challenges and rewards of working in a highly interconnected world as health care professionals, the aspects of conducting research from designing, implementing, building research capacity and training, promoting partnerships to delivering care in global health, the expectations from and the role of an epidemiologist in solving some of the global health challenges.
Youth Leadership for Community Health and Food Security in the Karuk Tribe
Friday, April 19
Noon to 1:15 p.m.CTSC Auditorium
2921 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento
This presentation will describe the work of the youth members of the Karuk Tribe's Youth
Leadership Council including: Youth leadership in the Karuk Tribe and the community. A youth-led community health assessment regarding healthy eating and active living. Use of mobile technology for data collection and communication. Preliminary results of the health assessment.
RSVP by April 15
Call 916-703-9211 or email Lisa.StenhouseGaskin@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu. For more information, click here.
The Farm Bill and Western Agriculture
Date: May 14, 2013
Venue: Conference Center, UC Davis
CRC Executive Committee member, Dan Sumner presents this event as a place for insightful presentations and in-depth conversations surrounding the new Farm Bill and its impacts on agriculture in the West. Experts, leaders and stakeholders from the agricultural policy community will open the discussions on the most vital topics for Western Agriculture. The workshop is appropriate for growers, lenders, agribusiness executives, policy advisors, agricultural leaders, university professionals, students and everyone who values comprehensive and objective information about the upcoming Farm Bill and U.S. farm policy. Registration cost: $100 (1/2 price for students), covers conference materials, meals and post-conference reception. Registration details to be announced soon. Contact: Jonathan Barker firstname.lastname@example.org 530-752-2320.