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Spring 2017 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series

Spring 2017 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series

This series of workshops will cover communication skills focused on the intersections of health and racism, specifically for community organizers, neighborhood groups, and public health students, professionals, faculty and researchers. spring-2017-communication-series

Sponsored by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals, and Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Student Government Association.
*These events are free and open to the public. Light lunch will be provided.*

Seminars in the series:

“Responsive Healthcare: Identifying and Addressing the Needs of Formerly Incarcerated Persons”

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 12-1 p.m., Room 1201 (with a 30 minute discussion afterward in Room 1202), Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Led by Anjali Niyogi, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and Director of the Formerly Incarcerated Transition (FIT) Clinic, and Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and Director of the Louisiana Community Health Worker Training Institute.
This seminar will focus on identifying the needs of formerly incarcerated persons in New Orleans, identifying the barriers to addressing those needs and health disparities, and what steps can be taken to develop clinical strategies that address systematic racism and health disparities.

“Making Connections: Mental Health and Wellbeing for Men and Boys”

Monday, Feb. 6, 12-1:30 p.m. in the Collins C. Diboll Auditorium, first floor of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Led by Khalilah V. Collins, MSW, Making Connections Coordinator, New Orleans Health Department.
This seminar will focus on the Making Connections project with the New Orleans Health Department, funded by the Prevention Institute and Movember Foundation. Attendees will learn to explain how male socialization influences mental wellbeing through definitions of masculinity and stigmas; describe the importance of prevention and early intervention to improve mental health and wellbeing; and list steps to addressing mental wellbeing through community-based, culturally relevant approaches.

“Blueprint for Safety: How Questions Shape Action and Domestic Violence Policy” 

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 12-1 p.m., Room 1201 (with a 30 minute discussion afterward in Room 1202), Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Led by Nelle Noble, Esq., LCSW, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program Director, and Amy Jackson, LCSW, MPH, Interagency Coordinator, Blueprint for Safety Program, New Orleans Health Department
New Orleans is one of four pilot cities for the Blueprint for Safety program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice. Blueprint is focused on domestic violence, specifically victim safety, and works across multiple agencies and sectors, including police and public health.

(Recordings of the seminars will be made available on the CEMCH YouTube page within a week of the seminar.)

Questions? Contact: Naomi King Englar at nking2@tulane.edu or 504-988-7410

Funding for this seminar was made possible in part by the CDC, Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals, and Tulane SPHTM Student Government Association. The Tulane PRC is a member of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), under cooperative agreement #U48DP005050. The Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T76MC04927. The views expressed in written seminar materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

January 24, 2017 at 12:57 pm Leave a comment

CEMCH Conference Series- How to Develop and Submit an Abstract to APHA

Please join us for the first seminar in the spring Conference Series presented by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health and Tulane Career Services.

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What:  “How to Develop & Submit an Abstract to APHA” featuring Shokufeh Ramirez, MPH, Assistant Director, Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health.

When: Monday, January 30, 2017, 12-12:45 PM CST.

Where: Room 1208, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans

What: Learn how to develop and submit an abstract to the American Public Health Association, the nation’s largest gathering of public health professionals.  Learn why you would submit an abstract and identify potential presentation topics.

January 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment


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