Center for Public Health Sciences


Past Public Health Research Colloquia

 2011-2012 Schedule of Seminars: Please join us for this exciting series of talks on public health!

Tuesday, December 11
Dietary Guidelines & Salt: Where Science and Public Health Policy Diverge
Michael H. Alderman, MD, Dept. of Epidemiology and Population Health

Monday, December 5
Shankar Viswanathan, DrPH, Dept of Epidemiology and Population Health 

Thursday, October 27
Cultural adaptation of cognitive behavioral therapy for asthma and panic disorder in Latinos
Jonathan Feldman, PhD, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology 

Tuesday, February 14
Bruce Rapkin, PhD, Dept of Epidemiology and Population Health
Charles Hall, PhD, Dept of Epidemiology and Population Health 

Thursday, March 15
Competing concerns: prevention of teen pregnancy vs. sexually transmitted infections? The perspective of Bronx primary care providers.
Susan Rubin, MD, MPH 

Wednesday, May 9
Challenges and missed opportunities for improving maternal health in sub-Saharan Africa: A focus on Ethiopia and Nigeria
Adebola Adedimeji, PhD, MPH, Center for Public Health Sciences Faculty

All seminars will be held from 4-5 pm on the Einstein Resnick Campus in Price Center Room 351.  For more information, please contact:  

Last year's Public Health Research Colloquia


Obesity Think Tank

Spring Seminar
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: 251 Price Center
Host: Dept of Epidemiology & Population Health/Division of Health Promotion & Nutrition Research
Speaker: Xavier F. PiSunyer, MD, Professor of Medicine Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and Director of the New York Nutrition and Obesity Research Center. Dr. PiSunyer is also a member of the NIH Obesity Guidelines Panel.
Topic: "2012 Update of the NIH Obesity Guidelines"  

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