University of Washington School of Public Health
SPH Events Calendar
Events scheduled for the Next 90 Days
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.
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.
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
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