PAST EVENTS

July 29, 2020

A VIRTUAL SCREENING OF "RESILIENCE THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE" DOCUMENTARY AND Q&A.

 

June 3, 2020

DR. TEAL BENEVIDES spoke JUNE 3, 2020 AT AN ONLINE WORKSHOP ON "SUPPORTING AUTISTIC PEOPLE EXPERIENCING SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIORS: EMERGING EVIDENCE AND RESOURCES"

 

May 13, 2020

Dr. Teal BEnevides spoke at the virtual Autism Conference & Expo Georgia on "Low median county level income associated with higher rates of missed cases of autism in Georgia public schools"

March 26, 2020

"UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE" PUBLIC HEALTH
SEMINAR SERIES 5 of 5

Resilience

CANCELED


“Resilience: The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope”

Tuesday, March 26, 2020
6:00PM
GB 1110 (J. Harold Harrison MD Education Commons)

Health Sciences Campus

movie snacks provided

https://kpjrfilms.co/resilience/

March 17, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

Suffragettes

CANCELED


Jennifer Lisa Koslow, PhD

"Gendered Expectations: Women and Public Health Reform in the Early Twentieth Century"

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
3:00PM
BC-1030 Lee Auditoria, Small Classroom
Health Sciences Campus

Seating is limited

RSVP: IPPH @augusta.edu

March 5, 2020

"UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE" PUBLIC HEALTH
SEMINAR SERIES 4 OF 5

Resilience

Sara Goza, MD, FAAP

"Building Resilient Children: Our Opportunity and Obligation"

Thursday, March 5, 2020
3:00PM
BC 1020 (Lee Auditoria Center)
Health Sciences Campus

 

snacks provided

February 26, 2020

ALAN AND JANET ROBERTS
MEMORIAL LECTURE OF MEDICAL ETHICS

Larry Churchill, PhD
Professor of Medical Ethics
Vanderbilt University
Former Ann Geddes Stahlman Chair in Medical Ethics

"Clinical Bioethics: What Skills are Needed?"

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Noon
Lee Auditorium
Health Sciences Campus

Lunch will be provided-first come, first serve

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February 24, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

Burnt Family

Biplab Datta, PhD
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Global Health
Division of Global Health Protection
Atlanta, GA

"Tobacco Control amd Household Tobacco Consumption: A Tale of Two Educational Groups"

Monday, February 24, 2020
3:00PM
CJ-2322, IPPH Conference Room
Health Sciences Campus

Seating is limited.
Light refreshments will be served.

February 18, 2020

"UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE" PUBLIC HEALTH
SEMINAR SERIES 3 OF 5

Resilience

Ashwini Tiwari, PhD

Lunch n Learn

"Resilience After Childhood Maltreatment: Applications Using the Social Ecological Model"

February 18, 2020
12:00PM
BC-1030 Lee Auditoria, Small Classroom
Health Sciences Campus

 

boxed lunches provided

February 10, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

Brain

Diane M. Korngiebel, DPhil
Associate Professor Biomedical Health Informatics
Adjunct Associate Professor Bioethics and Humanities
School of Medicine
University of Washington

"BIG DATA and little ethics? Ethical Challenges for Navigating Data Science in Biomedicine and Beyond"

Monday, February 10, 2020
3:00PM
CJ-240, AHA Classroom 1
Health Sciences Campus

Seating is limited.
Light refreshments will be served.

February 6, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

Tire Doctor

Eric Apaydin, PhD
VA Advanced Fellow in
Health Services Research and
Development
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Los Angeles, CA

"Burnout among VA primary care providers in patient-aligned care teams"

Thursday, February 6, 2020
3:00PM
CJ-2322 Pavilion 3, IPPH Conference Room
Health Sciences Campus


Seating is limited.
Light refreshments will be served.

January 23, 2020

"UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE" PUBLIC HEALTH
SEMINAR SERIES 2 OF 5

Resilience

“Cracked Up: The Long Arm of Childhood Trauma”

Wednesday, January 23, 2020
6:00PM

Summerville Campus, JSAC's Ballroom

movie snacks provided

https://www.tugg.com/titles/cracked-up

 

 

January 22, 2020

Dr. Moore

 Dr. Moore guest lectured at Academy of Richmond County High School
"Epideiology and Public Health"

January 16, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

Medical Bear

Michael J. Deem, PhD 
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University
School of Nursing and Center for Ethics
Pittsburgh, PA

"The Dismissal of Families who Refuse Childhood Vaccines: Considering the Ethics and Community Health Impact of a Growing Trend in Pediatric Care"


Thursday, January 16, 2020

3:00PM

CJ-2340 Pavilion 3 AHA Classroom 1
Health Science Campus

Seating is limited.
Light refreshments will be served.

January 9, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

Laura Williamson, PhD
Health Ethics Consultant

"Cultivating and Sustaining Trust in Health Systems: The Role of Health Ethics"

Thursday, January 9, 2020
3:00PM
Health Science Campus, CJ 2322 (Pavilion III)


December 10, 2020

"UNDERSTANDING RESILIENCE" PUBLIC HEALTH
SEMINAR SERIES 1 OF 5

Resilience

J. Paul Seale, MD

“Use of Storytelling Approaches for Increasing Resilience, Decreasing Alcohol Use and Promoting Recovery for Unhealthy Substance Use”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
11:00AM
CJ-2322 Pavilion 3, IPPH Conference Room
Health Sciences Campus

 

snacks provided

December 4, 2019

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

Michael J. Vitacco, Ph.D., ABPP

 "Insanity acquittees and violence: Intuitiveness vs. empiricism"

 

Tuesday, December 5, 2019
2
:30PM
Health Science Campus, CJ 2322

 

 July 24, 2019

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES

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"THE OPIOID OVERDOSE EPIDEMIC IN THE US: EPIDEMIOLOGY, POLICY, AND PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES"


April 22, 2019

RESEARCH SEMINAR: "RESEARCH IN CLINICAL PRACTICE"


Dr. Islam
MONIRUL ISLAM, MBBS/MD, PHD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Institute of Public and Preventive Health
and
The Department of Population Health Science
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta University

April 18, 2019

SCREENING OF THE AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FILM “THE PROVIDERS"

The ProvidersTHREE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS BRING CARE TO THOSE LIVING ON THE MARGINS, IN A RURAL AMERICAN COMMUNITY STRUGGLING WITH A SHORTAGE OF DOCTORS AND THE RAVAGES OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC


August 9, 2018

Conference: STATEWIDE OPIOID TASK FORCE

"TOGETHER, WE CAN COMBAT OPIOID ABUSE IN GEORGIA"


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PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES: Leadership Challenges to Achieve Health Equity

 July 25, 2018 | Featuring Dr. David Satcher, former Surgeon General and Director of the CDC under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, addressed the IPPH Summer Scholars along with faculty from across the Augusta University Campus.  Dr. Satcher presented “Leadership Challenges to Achieve Health Equity” in an open forum, and later spoke individually with students involved in the IPPH Summer Scholars Program.

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES: Engaging Communities in Epidemiological Research: Cervical Cancer & HIV Prevention

February 26, 2018, 3:00PM | Featuring Dr. Purnima Madhivanan, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Florida International University, Robert Stempel College of Public Health 

Dr. Madhivanan's research has focused on disadvantaged populations, elucidating the dynamics of poverty, gender, and the environmental determinants of health. To situate her research close to the communities she serves, Dr. Madhivanan established a clinical research site in Mysore, India in 2005 while completing her Ph.D. dissertation. For over a decade, the Prerana Women’s Health Initiative has delivered low-cost, high-quality reproductive health services to 12,000 low-income women.

Dr. Madhivanan’s current research focuses on addressing the systemic inequities that put India’s tribal women at-risk for sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and poor birth outcomes.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES: "Biological Mechanisms by which Callous-Unemotional traits and early adversity embed themselves in the physiology of youth"

February 12, 2018, 3:00PM | Featuring Dr. Megan Johnson, Research Scientist at University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health

 

A Conversation with Rebecca Skloot and Henrietta Lacks' Family

February 07, 2018, 7:00PM | COLUMBIA COUNTY LIBRARY
February 08, 2018, 7:00PM | IMPERIAL THEATRE

Featuring Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, along with two members of the Lacks family, will participate in a moderated conversation and a Q&A session, followed by a reception and book signing.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES: "Exploring the promise of mindfulness-based practices to reduce substance use related risk factors"

February 1, 2018, 3:00PM | Featuring Dr. Dessa Bergen-Cico, Associate Professor at Syracuse University - Department of Public Health

Dessa Bergen-Cico, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health, and Coordinator of the Addiction Studies program and faculty in the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program at Syracuse University. She holds a Research Appointment at the Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center and Fellow of the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. 

 

PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES: "PATIENT-DEFINED TREATMENT SUCCESS AND PREFERENCES IN ADVANCED STAGE LUNG CANCER PATIENTS"

January 25, 2018 | Featuring  Dr. Monirul Islam, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at University of Nebraska Medical Center- College of Public Health

Dr. Islam's research interest lies in early detection and diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of disease, especially infectious diseases and cancers. The overarching objective of his research is to target that which ultimately will help to prevent further transmission of disease and lead to better treatment outcomes, particularly among resource-limited populations and sub-population groups.

 

Ethics, Transparency and Trust in Pharma, and the Role of the Good Pharma Scorecard

December 06, 2017 | Featuring  Dr. Jennifer E Miller Founder and President of Bioethics International and Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Population Health at NYU School of Medicine

"Miller, an assistant professor of medical ethics at New York University and president of Bioethics International, created the Good Pharma Scorecard to grade those companies initially on how transparent they are in making clinical trial data public. ... 'This distrust has been getting steadily worse,' she said. About 9 out of 10 people believe the industry puts its profits ahead of its concerns for people, Miller said. By making the scorecard, she not only gives the industry a chance to show off its efforts at transparency but puts a public spotlight on them." Read More

 

Introduction to Big Health Data: SEER Cancer Data

November 27, 2017 | Featuring Dr. Wonsuk Yoo, Assistant Division Chief of the Data Coordinating Center, Institute of Public and Preventive Health, Augusta University

In this workshop, Augusta University professor Wonsuk Yoo provided a general overview of big data in health research and provided an introduction to Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data & software. 

 

THE SKILL OF END-OF-LIFE COMMUNICATION FOR CLINICIANS: GETTING TO THE ROOT OF THE ETHICAL DILEMMA

October 13, 2017 | Featuring Dr. Kathleen Benton, Director of Clinical and Palliative Care, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Savannah, Georgia

Dr. Kathleen Benton is heavily involved in the region through volunteer advisory board roles and professorships at Armstrong State University and the Mercer University Medical School. Dr. Benton has a master’s degree in medical ethics and a doctorate in public health. She has authored and reviewed many publications relevant to the topics of palliative care, ethics, hospice, and communication.

 

Why is Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) Important for Understanding Burden of Disease for Hepatitis

September 7, 2017 | Featuring Dr. William Thompson, Senior Scientist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia

"The problem with hepatitis C infections in the U.S. has several fronts: new patients from injection drug users caught up in the opioid crisis, a large population in prison that may not be getting tested and treated and a large number of Baby Boomers, many of whom don’t know they are infected, said a senior scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Early intervention and timely testing and treatment could be key to addressing the problem, Dr. William Thompson said." Read More

 

The Prescription OpioId and Heroin Epidemic: A Public Health Response 

July 5, 2017 | Featuring Dr. Aaron Johnson, Associate Professor and Interim Director of Institute of Public and Preventive Health, Augusta University

This presentation took an in-depth look at the epidemiology of the opioid epidemic both nationally and in Georgia, discussed some of the evidence-based practices available for opioid prevention and treatment, and outlined a comprehensive public health approach for addressing the current crisis.