Past Events

Fall 2013 Colloquia

Camara Jones: Achieving Health Equity: Frameworks to guide and inspire action
Date: Sept 24, 2013
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: GCR, 8th floor, Rita Anne Rollins Room

Ellen Idler: Religion as a Social Determinant of Health
Date: Oct 17, 2013
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: GCR, 8th floor, Rita Anne Rollins Room

Carol Hogue: The Family Planning Theme in Health
Date: Nov 19, 2013
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: GCR, 8th floor, Rita Anne Rollins Room

Fall 2013 Journal Clubs

Solveig A. Cunningham
Article: Does the Sale of Sweetened Beverages at School Affect Children's Weight? Social Science & Medicine. 73(9):1332-9.
Date: Sept 30, 2013
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: CNR 3001

Sabriya Linton
Article: "Everything that looks good ain’t good!”: Perspectives on urban redevelopment among persons with a history of injection drug use in Baltimore, Maryland
Date: Nov 18, 2013
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: CNR 3001

GreenLaw (RSPH student Anthony Wilson and Environmental Justice Attorney MaKara Rumley)
Date: Dec 9, 2013
Time:12-1
Location: CNR 1034

Spring 2014 Colloquia

Kathleen Adams: Medicaid and Access to Care: Pre and Post ACA Expansions
Date: Jan 23, 2014
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: GCR 119

Dr. Robert E. Fullilove III: Mass Incarceration and Its Impact on Community Health
Date: March 27, 2014
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: GCR, 8th floor, Rita Anne Rollins Room

Dr. Sarah Bacon: Firearm violence and gun control policies
Date: April 21, 2014
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: CNR 1000

Spring 2014 Journal Clubs

Dr. Xhou Yang
The Impacts of the ACA on Prescription Drug Coverage in Underserved Populations: A Discussion with Dr. Yang
Date: Feb 10, 2014
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: CNR 3001

Dr. Colin Talley
“How to survive a plague”: Social movements as determinants of health
Article: We will screen “How to Survive a Plague” one evening beforehand, or you can watch it on your own (date of screening TBA)
Date: Mar 24, 2014
Time: 12-12:50 pm
Location: CNR 2001

Dr. Lorenzo Almada
Food stamp policies and obesity
Article: See email
Date: Mar 31, 2014
Time: 12-12:50 pm
Location: CNR 6001

Dr. Nell Brownstein
Preliminary Title: Community Health Workers
Article: pending
Date: Apr 9, 2014
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: CNR 6001

Fall 2014 Colloquia

Dr. Richard Rothenberg (Georgia State University)
How Networks Affect Risk
Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 12-1pm
Location: CNR 3001
Dr. Karen Andes (RSPH's Hubert Department of Global Health)
What about the Kids?  Intergenerational implications of social determinants among Latinos in Georgia
Date: November 5, 2014
Time: 12-1pm
Location: CNR 6001
Dr. Michael Kramer (RSPH's Department of Epidemiology)
Geographies of Opportunity: The Place-Based Determinants and Lifecourse Consequences of Early Childhood Development
Date: December 4, 2014
Time: 12-1pm
Location: CNR 3001

In lieu of attending a colloquium, students may attend one of the sessions at "Practices, Peoples, Partnerships, and Politics" A Conference on Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health. More information can be found on the website at http://www.rphcemory.org/p4-conference/.

Fall 2014 Journal Clubs

Dr. Judith Wold (Emory's School of Nursing)
Migrant Health Workers in GA
Date: October 21, 2014
Time: 12-1pm
Location: CNR 1051

Unspoken Truths: Police Brutality as a Public Health Issue
Date: October 23, 2014
Time: THIS IS AN EVENING EVENT! Dinner starts at 6pm, and the program goes from 6:30-8pm.
Location: Rita Anne Rollins Room

Dr. Gene Brody (RSPH's Behavioral Science and Health Education Department and University of Georgia)
Neighborhood Poverty and Allostatic Load Among African-American Youth
Date: November 12, 2014
Time: 12-1pm
Location: CNR 3001

Spring 2015 Colloquia

Jimmy Dills (Georgia State University)
Improving Health through Housing and Neighborhood Development in Galveston, Texas: an Introduction to Health Impact Assessment
Date: March 4, 2015
Time: 12 – 1pm
Location: CNR 3001

Dr. David Purcell (CDC)
Social Policies and HIV
Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 12 – 1pm
Location: CNR 2001

Dr. Laurie Gaydos (RSPH)
Religion and Reproductive Health
Date: April 20, 2015
Time: 12 – 1pm
Location: CNR 4001

Spring 2015 Journal Clubs

Dr. Janet Cummings (RSPH's Department of Health Policy and Management)
Paper: Contextual Socioeconomic Status and Mental Health Counseling Use among Adolescents with Depression
Date: February 18, 2015
Time: 12 – 1pm
Location: CNR 1034

Cicely Garret (Atlanta Community Food Bank)
Paper/Film: Asset-Based Community Development Empowering Change
Date: March 18, 2015
Time: 12 – 1pm
Location: GCR P53
(Screening at 6pm of “The Apple Pushers” on March 16, 2015 in CNR 4001)

Hannah Cooper (RSPH's Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education)
Paper: Characterizing Police Violence: Implications for Public Health
Date: March 24, 2015
Time: 12-1
Location: CNR 2001