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E-Cigarette Research Study

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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Research Study Seeking Participants!

Do you currently use electronic cigarette and you are willing to participate in paid research study?

If you are at age 21-29 years, you may qualify for this confidential study that aims to develop health warning labels for electronic cigarette.

Participants will be asked to complete the screening questions, consent form, and a brief survey using the link below: https://redcap.miami.edu/surveys/?s=XNCHFYHYKDFC7H8M

Eligible participants will attend one hour discussion session by zoom and will receive $100 compensation for their time and effort.

For more information regarding the study, please contact us at:

Call us at 305-243-0362
Text us at: 786-505-2920
Email us at: smokingreasearchstudies@gmail.com

ACE in Action Webinar: Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Epidemiology

Dr. WayWay Hlaing

Dr. WayWay Hlaing participated as a speaker in the American College of Epidemiology (ACE) in Action webinar focused on "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Epidemiology," which took place on May 13, 2022. Dr. Hlaing discussed her background and career as an epidemiologist, as well as her ongoing research and the work of the Ethics Committee of the American College of Epidemiology. Dr. Hlaing is a professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

National Public Health Week

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CTN Youth SIG Webinar

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The National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network recently held a webinar focused on community reentry as an opportunity and challenge for improving young people's behavioral health on Friday, March 18th. Dr. Liz Barnett at UCLA presented on the health needs, service utilization, and experiences of young people exiting jail. Dr. Jose Szapocznik in the Department of Public Health Sciences organized the event as co-chair of the Youth Special Interest Group of the Clinical Trials Network (CTN).

Developing Multigenerational Digital Lifestyle Interventions for Hispanic Families

Dr. Sara St. George

Dr. St. George will discuss the process of developing two family-based digital lifestyle interventions with Hispanic families: (1) “Healthy Juntos” (Healthy Together); and (2) “Con Cariño, Abuelita” (With Love, Grandma). Dr. St. George is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences' Division of Prevention Science and Community Health and a member of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Attend Dr. St. George's presentation, via Zoom, here: https://miami.zoom.us/j/98063982355?pwd=Yk1JSnBxRnRvbFNkVU9vRjM4QnI3Zz09

Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS

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University of Miami School of Law will be hosting a panel discussion on the film, Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS, the first and only documentary telling the story of the inspiring women at the forefront of the global AIDS movement, virtually on Wednesday, February 16th at 6:00pm. Register for the panel discussion, via Zoom, here: https://miami.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dLokheUwSOqevpLy2qcK8Q

Optimizing Health-Related Quality of Life Among Individuals With Cancer: A Focus on Hispanics/Latinos

Moreno

Dr. Moreno will present her research examining health-related quality of life among individuals with cancer with a particular focus on Hispanics/Latinos in the United States virtually on Tuesday, February 15th at 12:00pm. She will also provide an overview of her recently-funded NCI Career Development Award (K01) that aims to improve early integration of palliative care among Hispanics/Latinos with metastatic cancer in order to ensure patients live as well as possible following a stage IV diagnosis. Attend Dr. Moreno's presentation, via Zoom, here: https://miami.zoom.us/j/94765000211?pwd=NnIvR29kTXMram16RTBTUW1xU0NtQT09

Gender-based Violence against Women and Children in the Americas

Gloria Estefan

The University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas will be hosting a virtual webinar on Wednesday, December 8th from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET to discuss "Gender-based Violence Against Women and Children in the Americas: Countering Another Pandemic" as part of "16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence," featuring singer, songwriter, actress, and University of Miami alumna Gloria Estefan as speaker. Register for the virtual webinar, via Zoom, here: https://bit.ly/3DDFvAO

OAS-CICAD Webinar

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OAS-CICAD Spanish

The OAS-CICAD will be hosting a virtual webinar on Wednesday, October 5th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. to discuss the findings and conclusions of their research on preventive youth interventions for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in Latin America and the Caribbean. Register for the virtual webinar, via Zoom, here: http://bit.ly/CICAD5

PHSA Virtual Social Hour

PHSA Virtual Social Hour

The Public Health Student Association (PHSA) is hosting a virtual social hour on Thursday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to attend regardless of PHSA membership. This is an opportunity to interact with old friends and make some new ones. Join the social hour via Zoom here: https://bit.ly/3zQVuJ3.

Patient-Centered Care and Education: Where Science Meets Soul

Patient-Centered Care and Education: Where Science Meets Soul

Dr. Rhoda Moise, an alumna of the Ph.D. in Prevention Science and Community Health from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, will be presenting on her award-winning dissertation, Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control in Haitian Women living in South Florida and the Central Plateau of Haiti. Join our virtual event to learn more about Dr. Moise's work on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 2 - 3 p.m. ET. Connect to the virtual session via Zoom here.

2021 DPHS Week of Welcome Events

DPHS Week of Welcome Events

Join the Department of Public Health Sciences for the DPHS Week of Welcome events for incoming students. Various events will be hosted throughout the first week of classes of the Fall 2021 semester. Please see the flyer for details regarding the virtual events that will be held via Zoom.

DPHS Faculty & Student Speed Networking

DPHS Faculty & Student Speed Networking

Engage and get to know your faculty and classmates outside of the classroom. The event will be held on Friday, August 27, 2021 from 2 - 3 p.m. ET. Connect to the virtual session via Zoom here.

PHSA Monthly Meeting Fall 2021 Semester

PHSA Meeting Fall 2021 Semester

The Public Health Student Association will be hosting the first monthly meeting of the Fall 2021 semester. All DPHS students are welcome to attend. See the flyer for details regarding the virtual meeting that will be held via Zoom.

PHSA Virtual Social Hour

PHSA Virtual Social Hour

Join the Public Health Student Association (PHSA) for a Virtual Social Hour that will be held on Thursday, August 26 at 7 p.m. All public health graduate students are encouraged to attend regardless of PHSA membership. This is an opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones. Connect to the PHSA virtual social hour here.

CHARM Mental Health Disparities Core Speaker Series – Developing Culturally-Effective Mental Health Interventions for People of Color

CHARM MHD Speaker Series

Dr. MarieGuerda Nicolas, professor of the School of Education and Psychological Studies at the University of Miami, will be presenting on Developing Culturally Effective Mental Health Interventions for People of Color. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 from 1  2 p.m. Register for the seminar via Zoom here.

Florida Institute for Health Innovation FIMR Community Forum Meeting

FIMR Community Forum Meeting

The Florida Institute for Health Innovation is hosting a Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Community Forum to discuss maternal morbidity and mortality. The forum will focus on racial disparities and strategies to mitigate racial bias in maternal and infant care. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 from 9:30 a.m.  11:00 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. Register for the FIMR Community Forum Meeting here.

Global Public Health Conventions in the Post COVID-19 World

 Glboal Public Health Conventions in the Post COVID-19 World

Join the Boston University School of Public Health and leading experts for a panel discussion on "Global Public Health Conventions in the Post COVID-19 World" on Friday, July 16th, 2021. The panel will discuss the work of the Panel for a Global Public Health Convention (GPHC) and is grounded in the recent Lancet Public Health publication, “A global public health convention for the 21st century”.

Dr. Jose Szapocznik in the Department of Public Health Sciences serves as the secretariat of the GPHC panel. The event is cohosted by the AHF Global Public Health Institute at the University of Miami.

Learn more and register for the event here: https://bit.ly/3yeqr9Q.

Bascom Palmer Dry Eye Study

Bascom Palmer Eye Study

The study at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute aims to understand the impact of home and air pollution on dry eye and related symptoms. For information and registration, please visit dryeye.miami.edu. For any questions related to the study, please contact Anat Galor, Naresh Kumar and Julio Contreras at agalor@med.miami.edu, nkumar@miami.edu, and jac89491@miami.edu.