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November 15, 2017

  

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Careers in Injury Prevention Webinar
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit’s Webinar Series

Speakers:
Dr. Margie Peden was the former Coordinator of the Unintentional Injuries Prevention unit (UIP) within the department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention at World Health Organziation in Geneva, Switzerland. She has coordinated work in the areas of unintentional injury prevention (including road safety, drowning and burns prevention), injury surveillance/surveys, and alcohol and drug-related injuries. Peden has authored more than 25 manuals and has published more than 55 peer-reviewed articles.  

Ms. Gayle Dipietro was the Global Road Safety Partnership’s (GRSP) Global Programme Manager of the Bloomberg Philanthropies road safety initiatives 2010 - 2016. Over the last 15 years, Dipietro has provided relevant technical and practical road safety advice to Governments, corporate and civil society organisations in over 50 low- and middle-income countries. Since 2010, representing GRSP, Dipietro also chaired a subcommittee (Pillar 4: Safer Road Users) of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration.

Moderator: 
Dr. Abdul Bachani, Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bllomberg School of Public Health and Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit will moderate this webinar.   

Registration link:http://jhsph.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cuystkfOumyNdFr Registration is not mandatory but encouraged.  

Access link: https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/jhiiruwebinar. In order to participate, please enter as a guest.
 
In case of questions, please email Ms. Shirin Wadhwaniya at swadhwa2@jhu.edu
Event Image  CTL Teaching Toolkit: Access and Experience: Creating Compelling Course Content for Today’s Visual L
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Please join CTL for our next ​Toolkit Workshop - Access and Experience: Creating Compelling Course Content for Today’s Visual Learners. The session will be moderated by our Video Production Coordinator and will focus on methods and best practices instructors can employ to create meaningful content for today’s learners. The discussion will involve sharing some of the most innovative content created by faculty and CTL over the last two years. Participants leave the session with a deeper understanding of creating dynamic visual content for their own courses. 

 

We encourage onsite attendance, but the workshop will also be streamed via Adobe Connect at http://connect.johnshopkins.edu/ctl-toolkit-workshop. Recordings will be posted to our Toolkit Events page at a later date. No registration is needed. If you have any questions, please contact JHSPH_Toolkit@jhu.edu or your Instructional Designer. 

Biostatistics Help: Faculty, Staff, Pre and Post Doc Walk-In Clinic
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Biostatistics consulting is available to all Johns Hopkins University faculty, staff, pre and post docs conducting clinical and translational research. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Wolfe Street Building Room: E3142 Contact Information: Nita James | jhbc@jhu.edu
Event Image  GIS Day
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Discovering the World Through GIS: A Showcase of Work in GIS and Spatial Analysis

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Wolfe Street Building
Feinstone Hall, E2030
Noon-1:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Bloomberg School of Public Health will celebrate GIS Day - an international day of recognition for users of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Join faculty, students and staff from all JHU schools as they share their experience in GIS and spatial analysis.

 Frank Curriero, PhD
Director, Spatial Science for Public Health Center
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Joint) 

Jamie Harding, MS
GIS Specialist, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

 

If you have questions or comments, please contact SSPHC@jhu.edu.

Population, Family and Reproductive Health - Wednesday Seminar Series
12:15 PM - 1:20 PM

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Reproductive Health for Incarcerated Women: The Intersection of Mass Incarceration and Reproductive Justice

Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Areas of clinical expertise include family planning, general obstetrics and gynecologic care.

For more information, please contact Janay Willliams.



Tyrus Berry "What geometries can we learn from data?."
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Homewood

Speaker: Tyrus Berry,George Mason University Abstract: In the field of manifold learning, the foundational theoretical results of Coifman and Lafon (Diffusion Maps, 2006) showed that for data sampled near an embedded manifold, certain graph Laplacian constructions are consistent estimators of the Laplace-Beltrami operator on the underlying manifold. Since these operators determine the Riemannian metric, they completely describe the geometry of the manifold (as inherited from the embedding). It was later shown that different kernel functions could be used to recover any desired geometry, at least in terms of pointwise estimation of the associated Laplace-Beltrami operator. In this talk I will first briefly review the above results and then introduce new results on the spectral convergence of these graph Laplacians. These results reveal that not all geometries are accessible in the stronger spectral sense. However, when the data set is sampled from a smooth density, there is a natural conformally invariant geometry which is accessible on all compact manifolds, and even on a large class of non-compact manifolds. Moreover, the kernel which estimates this geometry has a very natural construction which we call Continuous k-Nearest Neighbors (CkNN).
Wei Zhang "Modular cycle, lattice-counting and AFL."
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Homewood

Speaker: Wei Zhang Abstract: Following the first lecture, we introduce certain high dimensional generalization, through the study of modular cycles, i.e., special algebraic cycles on the moduli space of abelian varieties with certain additional structures. We will then discuss two (parallel) aspects: (1) the AFL (arithmetic fundamental lemma) connecting the modular cycles over p-adic fields to lattice-counting, and (2) a “continuous" version of the AFL concerning the Green current for the modular cycles over the complex number.

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