This hybrid course (10 modules online and one in-person session) will provide an overview of occupational health nursing (OHN) for participants who may be considering a career change, an opportunity for practicing OHNs to refresh their knowledge base and assistance to OHNs in preparing to take the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN) certification exam.
Panel members include Chris Elias of the Gates Foundation, Howard Frumkin of the UW School of Public Health, King Holmes of the Department of Global Health, Chris Murray of IHME, with a lecture by Julio Frenk of the Harvard School of Public Health and Felicia Knaul from Harvard Medical School.
Social Hour 6-7 pm, PACCAR Atrium: Meet "The Berlin Patient", Timothy Ray Brown, the first person cured of HIV.
Panel Discussion 7-8:30 pm, Pigott Auditorium: King-5's Margaret Larson moderates a discussion among Timothy Ray Brown and Fred Hutchinson researchers Keith Jerome, Hans-Peter Kiem, and Michele Andrasik.
Keynote speakers for this inaugural lecture, "Closing the Cancer Divide: The Global Challenge", will be Julio Frenk, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health and former Mexico Minister of Health, and Felicia Knaul, Director of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative at Harvard Medical School. Seating is limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Howard Frumkin, dean of the UW School of Public health, will lead the Q&A discussion following the lecture.
The International Bicycle Urbanism Symposium will bring together practitioners, academics, policy makers and advocates with diverse backgrounds including urban design, planning, transportation, engineering, landscape architecture, and public policy.
Over two days, participants will explore the way that cities can best encourage and accomodate bicycle travel in the future. Speakers from around the globe will lead sessions on topics including: imagining the 20-30 year future of bicycle-friendly cities, integrating bicycling into urban planning and design, effects of bike use on health and environment, policies for developing bicycle infrastructure and programs, best practices in bicycle facility design and implementation, advances in bicycle and gear technology and economic contributions, and implementing bicycle policies and plans-education, registration, finance, political, and public acceptance.
The keynote address will be given by noted bicycle researcher John Pucher. In addition to the sessions at the University of Washington, participants will have the option of taking field trips (on bike-of course!) to see and explore Seattle's bike infrastructure.
The Disease Control Priorities Network (DCPN) in the Department of Global Health invites you to join a seminar discussion entitled, "Evaluating the Economic Impact on Households from an Adult Death From Non-Communicable Diseases in Matlab, Bangladesh."
The seminar will be led by Andrew Mirelman, MPH. Andrew is a Ph.D candidate at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health's Department of International Health, Health Systems Program. Andrew's research interests include economic evaluation for non-communicable diseases and the assessment of economic impacts of childhood vaccination in developing countries.
RSVP to Brie Adderley, email@example.com
Public Health Major information session for prospective students interested in applying to, or learning more about, the Public Health Major
We appreciate RSVPs from guests so we can be sure to have enough chairs and handouts. Please RSVP to Yael Yanich.
Access: The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206-543-6450/V, 206-543-6452/TTY, 206-685-7264 (FAX), or firstname.lastname@example.org.