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March 3, 2017

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Monday, March 27, 2017

[multiple] Biostatistics Seminar
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Biostatistics Seminar "Nonparametric Spatial-Temporal Modelling of the Association Between Ambient Air Pollution and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes" Montserrat Fuentes, Dean Virginia Commonwealth University, College of Humanities and Sciences"

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Event Image  “Devoured” Book Signing with Sophie Egan
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Sophie Egan is the director of Programs and Culinary Nutrition for the Strategic Initiatives Group at The Culinary Institute of America. Based in San Francisco, Sophie is a contributor to The New York Times' Well blog, and has written about food and health for Time, The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appétit, WIRED and Sunset magazine, where she worked on "The Sunset Cookbook" and "The One-Block Feast" book. She holds a master of public health from the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on health and social behavior, and a bachelor of arts with honors in history from Stanford University. In 2016, she was named one of the UC Global Food Initiative’s 30 Under 30.


Room W5030
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD

About Devoured:

Americans’ food culture is constantly changing, and our eating habits are shaped by our values—mainly work, freedom and progress. In "Devoured," Sophie Egan explores not only how we think and feel about food, but also why we think and feel that way. What and how we eat says a lot about who we are; our diets are a mirror for our mind-sets. From eating lunch at our desks to obsessing about gluten to being enthralled by “stunt foods,” our habits range from devil-may-care to militant evangelism, and they offer insight into our lifestyles of overwork and compulsive individualism.

Friday, March 03, 2017

7:30 AM

Bloomberg School of Public Health

JOINT TELE-WORKSHOP: Critical Global Health Seminar, JHU Department of the History of Medicine, SOM, JHU Department of History, Africa Seminar, KAS, JHU Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies Programme, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Global health interventions in the 21st century have become increasingly reliant on the use of biomedical objects—vaccines, artemisinin combination therapies, antiretroviral drugs, insecticide impregnated bednets, vitamin A capsules, and ready-to-use therapeutic foods like “plumpy-nut”—to improve the health of peoples living in resource-poor countries across the globe, and particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. At first glance, the use of these technologies has resulted from a linear process of development and production, testing in the field, followed by their adoption by global health institutions and distribution through networks involving manufacturers, donor organizations, and NGOs. Yet a closer examination of each stage of this pipeline reveals a more complicated narrative. This narrative raises multiple questions which will be explored in this workshop. The panels include researchers from the U.S., England, and South Africa who have studied global health from the perspectives of history, anthropology, sociology, medicine, public health, and sciences and technology studies. Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room W5030. Discussion of pre-circulated papers. Pre-registration required, by email only. Contact: For more information:
Faculty Candidate Seminar
12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Breaking Down the Barriers:  Using Low Cost Technology & Behavioral Economics to Improve Immunization Coverage
Subhash Chandir, MBBS, MPH, PhD
Director, Child Health and Vaccines Program
Interactive Research & Development (IRD)
Lecturer & Epidemiologist, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School (HMS)
[multiple] DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar - Sabriya Linton, PhD, MPH
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Hampton House Auditorium, B14B, (624 N. Broadway)

DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar

Sabriya Linton, PhD, MPH
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral Sciences & Health Education
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

The Evidence on Community Development and Behavioral Health From Local to National and Back Again

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