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OAS-CICAD Webinar

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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.

Hookah Study

Hookah Study

The Department of Public Health Sciences is working on a study to develop hookah-specific pictorial health warning labels. Participants will be asked to complete a brief survey and attend one focus group session via Zoom. Eligible participants who complete the study will receive compensation for their time and effort. For more information regarding the study, please reach out via email at smokingresearchstudies@gmail.com or by phone at (305) 243-0362.

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.