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Jan
8
8:30am-4:30pm
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, 17620 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188
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The annual State of Reform Health Policy Conference will cover a wide range of topics, including Federal policy in a Republican majority, building accountable communities of health, genomics and the future of medicine, and legal challenges to health care reform. Among the many speakers are John Wiesman, WA state Secretary of Health; Sallie Sanford from UW law school; and Aaron Katz from UW School of Public Health.  Gov. Jay Inslee is the invited lunch speaker.

To register, click here. Registration for students is $100, for others it is $299.



Jan
8
January 8-January 9
Semiahmoo Resort | Blaine, WA
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This is a joint meeting of the University of Washington (School of Public Health - Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences & Dept of Health Services); University of British Columbia (School of Population and Public Health); Simon Fraser University (Faculty of Health Sciences); Oregon State University (College of Public Health and Human Sciences); and University of Victoria (Dept of Public Health and Social Policy) and is a great opportunity for cross border conversations and collaborations.

This intimate conference provides faculty and students a forum to share new ideas and current or evolving research through plenary sessions, short (20-minute) podium presentations, posters, small group discussions, and socializing.There will be plenary and concurrent tracks focused on Occupational Health, Environmental Health, or general Public Health.

The conference starts at 10:00am Thursday, January 8th and ends at 12:00noon, January 9th.



Jan
8
12:30pm-1:20pm
Magnuson Health Sciences Building, Room D-209
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Todd O'Hara, DVM, PhD

Professor and Associate Dean Department of Veterinary Medicine
University of Alaska Fairbanks


Event Sponsor: Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health

Jan
8
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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1/8 Speaker: Adam Drewnowski, PhD; Professor of Epidemiology, UW; Director, UW Center for Public Health Nutrition; Director, UW Center for Obesity Research; Director, UW Nutritional Sciences Program

 

About the Winter 2015 seminar series: This weekly seminar series will examine critical issues in global nutrition, such as malnutrition, hidden hunger, and dual burden of disease, focusing on food justice and the right to food both in Seattle–King County and globally. The seminar is open to all UW faculty, staff, and students.

Students may register for NUTR 490 (SLN 17807, undergraduates) or NUTR 500 (SLN 17808, graduates). For the complete schedule, click here.


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Jan
15
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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1/15 Speaker: Jonathan Gorstein, PhD; Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health, UW

 

About the Winter 2015 seminar series: This weekly seminar series will examine critical issues in global nutrition, such as malnutrition, hidden hunger, and dual burden of disease, focusing on food justice and the right to food both in Seattle–King County and globally. The seminar is open to all UW faculty, staff, and students.

Students may register for NUTR 490 (SLN 17807, undergraduates) or NUTR 500 (SLN 17808, graduates). For the complete schedule, click here.


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Jan
15
12:30pm-1:20pm
Magnuson Health Sciences Building, Room D-209
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Richard G Stevens, PhD

Professor, Department of Community Medicine
School of Medicine, University of Connecticut



Jan
22
12:30pm-1:20pm
Magnuson Health Sciences Building, Room D-209
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Roel Vermeulen, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Epidemiology and Risk Assessment
Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS),
Utrecht University, the Netherlands



Jan
22
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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1/22 Speaker: Rachel Nugent, PhD; Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health, UW; Project Director, Disease Control Priorities

 

About the Winter 2015 seminar series: This weekly seminar series will examine critical issues in global nutrition, such as malnutrition, hidden hunger, and dual burden of disease, focusing on food justice and the right to food both in Seattle–King County and globally. The seminar is open to all UW faculty, staff, and students.

Students may register for NUTR 490 (SLN 17807, undergraduates) or NUTR 500 (SLN 17808, graduates). For the complete schedule, click here.


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Jan
22
5:00pm-7:00pm
Foege Auditorium, S-060, Foege Genome Sciences Building
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Presenter is Professor Joseph J.Y. Sung, SBS, JP, Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and the Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine.


Event Sponsor: UW Dept of GlobalHealth, Washington Global Health Alliance

Jan
28
9:00am-5:00pm
UW Tower, Auditorium, 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle
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This first-ever Seattle event brings together people from academia, research organizations and the private sector with an interest in genomics and its applications to public health. Prominent Seattle scientists will discuss their latest work, and other participants are welcome to present their research in poster format. The symposium will also provide an excellent opportunity to establish new relationships and partnerships.

The event is free, but advance registration is required and attendance is limited to 200 people.

To register, go to to http://www.biostat.washington.edu/phg/registration

 


Event Sponsor: Institute of Public Health Genetics, Dept of Biostatistics, UW School of Public Health

Jan
29
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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1/29 Speaker: Joe Gruber; Executive Director, University District Food Bank; Board Member, Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance; Executive Committee Member, Seattle Food Committee

 

About the Winter 2015 seminar series: This weekly seminar series will examine critical issues in global nutrition, such as malnutrition, hidden hunger, and dual burden of disease, focusing on food justice and the right to food both in Seattle–King County and globally. The seminar is open to all UW faculty, staff, and students.

Students may register for NUTR 490 (SLN 17807, undergraduates) or NUTR 500 (SLN 17808, graduates). For the complete schedule, click here.


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Feb
5
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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2/5 Speaker: Jonathan Mayer, PhD; Professor of Epidemiology, Geography, Health Services, Global Health, Medicine (Div of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), and Family Medicine, UW; Chair, Faculty Council, UW School of Public Health


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Feb
12
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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2/12 Speaker: Karen Litfin, PhD; Associate Professor, Political Science, UW; Core Faculty, UW Program on the Environment


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Feb
19
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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2/19 Speaker: Marieka M. Klawitter, PhD; Professor, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, UW


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Feb
19
12:30pm-1:20pm
Magnuson Health Sciences Building, Room D-209
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Christopher James, MA

Principal, China and U.S. Programs
Regulatory Assistance Project, Tacoma, Washington



Feb
26
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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2/19 Speaker: Scott W. Allard, PhD; Professor, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, UW; Co-Director, Family Self-Sufficiency Data Center at the University of Chicago


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Mar
5
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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3/5 Speaker: Grace John-Stewart, MD, MPH, PhD; Director, UW Global WACh (Global Institute for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children); Professor of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Epidemiology, Global Health, Pediatrics, UW; Director, CFAR (Center for AIDS Research) International Core; Member, Kenya Research Program


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Mar
5
12:30pm-1:20pm
Magnuson Health Sciences Building, Room D-209
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Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH

Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington


Event Sponsor: Center for One Health Research

Mar
12
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Commons, Auditorium/104
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3/12 Speaker: Jason Mendoza, MD, MPH; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Services, UW; Core Faculty for UW Nutritional Sciences Program; Founding Co-Chair, UW Global WACh (Global Institute for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children) Nutrition Think Tank


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

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