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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
The 50th International Making Cities Livable Conference will focus on Reshaping Suburbia into Healthy Communities. Urban designers, planners, and public officials from North America and Europe will share their vision and experience. Topics will include nature in suburbia, healthy transportation planning, inclusive neighborhoods, generating community participation, public health and policy, and more.
For more information, go to http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/50th-conference-portland
Paul Kuehnert tells how he led Kane County Health Department's fiscal and programmatic reorganization and fortified the agency for long-term growth and sustainability.
To register, http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/registerhtip
To join the webinar: 1-800-379-6841, Passcode: 250976#
This is the second webinar in a three-part series from the Institute of Medicine. For more information, contact Suzanne Landi, email@example.com or 202-334-3879.
Public Health Major information session for prospective students interested in applying to, or learning more about, the Public Health Major
Yamile Molina, a senior trainee fellow in the UW School of Public Health department of Health Services, presents an overview of the multi-dimensional HIV/AIDS stigma faced by GBT Latinas and the predictors of negative attitudes towards people living with HIV/AIDS within these communities.
We appreciate RSVPs from guests so we can be sure to have enough chairs and handouts. Please RSVP to Yael Yanich.
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