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Nov
24
8:30am-5:30pm
UW Tower Auditorium, 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA
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The Lessons Learned from Cardiovascular Epidemiology symposium celebrates Professor Richard Kronmal's 50-year career in cardiovascular epidemiology research. The focus is the design, analysis, and results from prospective cohort studies in cardiovascular epidemiology. There will be several broad thematic areas that highlight contemporary issues of relevance to translating the findings from these cohort studies to improving public health, including biomarkers, subclinical heart disease/imaging, neurology/stroke, the genetics of cardiovascular disease (CVD), statistical methods for CVD, and future directions in CVD epidemiology. The intent is that this all-day symposium will suggest future directions that can be used to improve the conduct of cardiovascular cohort studies. The symposium will be an opportunity for students, and early stage investigators to network with experienced researchers.

For more information and registration, click here.


Event Sponsor: Department of Biostatistics, UW School of Public Health

Nov
24
7:30pm
Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave at Seneca, Seattle 98101
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Throughout history "plague" has inspired artists to create works that reflect our fears, despair, loss, hope, and redemption. This concert presents the musical response of Medieval European composers such as Machaut, Landini, and Dufay alongside readings and songs from West Africa. Join us as we move forward in hope.

Admission is free.

The audience will be invited to make a free-will donation to support the activities of Doctors Without Borders in West Africa.

 

 


Event Sponsor: Early Music Guild

Nov
25
3:30pm-4:50pm
Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A114, UW campus
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This seminar features Kristie Ebi, PhD, MPH, MS, professor of Global Health and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences in the School of Public Health.
It will focus on political and science issues identified by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) through the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) negotiations.


Event Sponsor: UW Program on Climate Change

Dec
3
3:00pm-4:30pm
Health Sciences Building, H371
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Norma B. Coe
Department of Health Services


Event Sponsor: PHEnOM Seminar Series, Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Methodology, Department of Health Services, UW School of Public Health

Dec
4
12:30pm-1:20pm
Magnuson Health Sciences Building, Room T-435
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Amy May

Senior Manager
Boeing Commercial Airplanes EHS Fabrication Division



Dec
4
12:30pm-1:20pm
Alder Hall Commons Auditorium, Room 104
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11/6 Speaker: Dave Gustafson, PhD. Director, Center for Integrated Modeling of Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition Security (CIMSANS), International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Research Foundation, Washington D.C.


Event Sponsor: Nutritional Sciences

Dec
10
6:00pm
Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave at Seneca, Seattle 98101
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According to the World Health Organization, every country in the world is now party to at least one human rights treaty that addresses health. Despite these pledges, health as a universal human right is far from being fully realized. Significant health disparities exist on the global, national, and local level. Within King County for example, the life expectancy in the least healthy communities is a full 10 years shorter than that of the healthiest communities.

On Dec. 10, designated as the annual Human Rights Day by the United Nations, learn from Global to Local Executive Director Adam Taylor how that innovative partnership is applying cutting-edge global health strategies to improve the health of underserved communities in King County.

This is the fourth and final in a series on Public Health issues presented by the UW School of Public Health and Town Hall to foster discussion and encourage people to think broadly about the different dimensions of public health.

$5 admission.


Event Sponsor: UW School of Public Health and Town Hall

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