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?
Dr. Connie L. Celum: "Biomedical HIV Prevention: The Road Long Traveled."
Doug Conrad: "A 15-Year Research Program in Health Economics: Impacts of Physician Financial Incentives"
Dr. Lianne Sheppard: "Health Effects of Environmental Exposures: When Do We See Them and Why Do We Miss Them?"
Michelle Williams, Professor of Epidemiology: "Biomedical, Social, and Environmental Determinants of Reproductive Health: A Changing Landscape"
Lucio Costa, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences: "My (First) 30 Years in Neurotoxicology"
Grace John-Stewart, Professor of Global Health: "Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV-1: From Discovery to Delivery"
Tom Wickizer, Professor of Health Services: Reflections on 10 Years of Collaborative Research to Improve Health and Health Care for Injured Workers in Washington State
Dr. Thomas Fleming, Professor of Biostatistics: "Clinical Trials: Discerning Hype from Substance"
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."
Dr. Seixas, Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, presents his lecture, "Occupational Exposure Assessment and the Evolution of Work Organization."
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."
Jeffrey Harris, Professor of Health Services, UW Health Promotion Research Center: "Beyond workplace health promotion programs: Improving health via a comprehensive approach."
Dr. Gerald van Belle, Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, spoke on "Biostatistics as a Distillation of Everyday Experience."
Fall 2006 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, "What History Tells Us About Maternal and Child Health," Dr. Irvin Emanuel, Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology and Pediatrics
Professor David L. Eaton speaks on "Genes and Cancer-Causing Chemicals: Understanding Why Humans Are Not Just Big Rodents."