University of Washington School of Public Health
Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Since Fall 2000, the School of Public Health has honored one of its outstanding faculty members with the Distinguished Faculty Lectureship for his or her contributions to the public health sciences.
Winter 2012 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Socioeconomic Status: Mediator, Moderator or Cause?
Adjunct Professor, Health Services
March 12, 3:30pm
T-733 Health Sciences Building
Shirley Beresford has been principal investigator on numerous studies focusing on dietary intake and chronic disease prevention. She is well known for her worksite randomized trials in behavior change, most recently in obesity prevention. She jointly created the course "nutritional epidemiology" in 1989 and has been teaching and directing it ever since. Read a Q&A with Professor Beresford.
Recorded Distinguished Faculty Lectures
Dr. Sverre Vedal: Air Pollution: Can It Really Be That Bad For Us?
December 15, 2011
Adam Drewnowski, Professor of Epidemiology, Director of the Nutritional Sciences Program, and the Center for Public Health Nutrition, presents the lecture "Food, Incomes, and Health."
November 20, 2008
Dr. Seixas, Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, presents his lecture, "Occupational Exposure Assessment and the Evolution of Work Organization."
February 29, 2008
Christopher J.L. Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and Professor of Global Health: "Evaluating the performance of national medical care and public health systems."
October 8, 2007