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Get a Handle Student Newsletter | Seminar Series: Spring 2018 - Fall 2017 - Spring 2017 - Fall 2016 - Spring 2016

Get a Handle: Student Newsletter


Seminar Series: Spring 2018

Date Speaker Topic Series
January 31, 2018 Shannon Murphy, Pediatrician Marijuana Legalization: Present State, Impact, Future Forecast Socially Determined
February 21, 2018 Gregory Townsend, Quality Improvement and Decision Support Division, Jefferson County Department of Health Building Capacity to Achieve Health Equity: Lessons Learned from Jefferson County Socially Determined
February 28, 2018 Dr. Susan Walley, Pediatric Hospitalist, Children's of Alabama 21st Century Tobacco: Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes Practice in Action
March 7, 2018 Katie Prince, Director, Help Me Grow - Alabama Partnership for Children Alumni Spotlight: United Way's Help Me Grow Program Practice in Action
March 21, 2018 Libba Vaughan, Executive Director, Freshwater Landtrust Creating Dynamic Green Spaces for Future Generations Practice in Action
April 11, 2018 Dr. Loretta Cormier, Associate Professor, UAB Department of Anthropology Medical Anthropology and Global Health Socially Determined

Seminar Series: Fall 2017

Date Speaker Topic Series
September 13, 2017 Joyce White Vance, Former US Attorney A Community Initiative to Fight Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Socially Determined
September 20, 2017 Dr. Joseph Telfair, President-Elect of the APHA More than a Professional Association: The Link Between APHA, Academics, and Practice Practice in Action
October 11, 2017 Michael Murphree, Chief Executive Officer, Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO) Breaking Down Barriers to Access Medical Care in Rural Alabama Practice in Action
October 18, 2017 Dr. Josh Carpenter, Director of External Affairs, UAB A Modern Argument for "Jobs and Freedom" Socially Determined
October 25, 2017 Michele Jones, Chief of Staff, ADPH Preserving and Protecting the Public's Health Practice in Action
November 1, 2017 Rev. Jennifer Sanders, Beloved Community Church An Open Dialogue on the Impacts of Gentrification in Birmingham Socially Determined

Seminar Series: Spring 2017

Date Speaker Topic Series
January 26, 2017 Mike Boody, Education Specialist and Rachel Ahrnsen, Natural Resources Specialist Finding Common Ground Practice in Action
February 28, 2017 Frank Burkybile, International Public Health Analyst, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Alumni Spotlight: SOPH Alumni Lecture and Networking (Public Health Careers and the Importance of Community Partners) Practice in Action
March 1, 2018 Maria Lampley, Executive Director, Pathways Fundamentals of Serving Women Who Are Homeless Practice in Action
March 22, 2018 Dr. Nadia M. Richardson, Founder, Valenrich Wellness and Founder, No More Martyrs Redefining Strength. Embracing Wellness. Building Community. (Mental Health Awareness) Practice in Action

Seminar Series: Fall 2016

Date Speaker Topic Series
September 7, 2016 Kachina Kudroff, Coordinator of Health Education, UAB 1917 Clinic Alumni Spotlight: HIV Outreach and Prevention at UAB's 1917 Clinic Practice in Action
October 4, 2016 Debbie Cestaro-Seifer, Education and Training Specialist - North Florida AIDS Education Center Culturally Competent and Relevant Health Care: Critical Concepts and Strategies to Promote Linkage and Retention in Care Practice in Action
October 12, 2016 Allison Dearing, Executive Director, One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center Helping Victims of Domestic Violence: One Place Metro Alabama Justice Center Practice in Action
November 9, 2016 Mary Anne King, Executive Director - Laura Crandall Brown Foundation Laura Crandall Brown Foundation: GYN Cancer Research, Awareness, Support Practice in Action

Seminar Series: Spring 2016

Date Speaker Topic Series
January 26, 2016 Marcus Fetch, Founder, Executive Director of Redemptive Cycles Bridging the gap between poverty and transportation Practice in Action
February 24, 2016 Tajuan McCarty, Founder of the Wellhouse Providing Hope to Victims of Human Trafficking Practice in Action
March 30, 2016 Lawrence Williams, Desmeon Thomas, Robert Donerson, Roger Bullock, Margie Moore, Augusta Smith Communicating Effectively with People who have Disabilities Practice in Action