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ACE study presentation 9/26 12-1

Adverse Childhood Experiences: ACE Study

Presentation by Vincent Felitti, MD

September 26, 12-1pm
Tidewater room 1201

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being. The study is a long-term, in-depth analysis of over 17,000 HMO patients. ACE Study findings have demonstrated a strong, graded relationship between the level of traumatic stress in childhood and poor physical, mental and behavioral outcomes later in life.

 

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Renowned physician and researcher, Dr. Felitti is one of the world’s foremost experts on childhood trauma and co-Principal Investigator of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study. He is the founder of the Dept. of Prevention Medicine for Kaiser Permanente where he served as the Chief of Preventive Medicine for over 25 years.  He also a Clinical Professor of Medicine; Faculty of Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego.

Part of the Jane Wilson Smith Lectureship Series

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September 4, 2014 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Media and Communications Specialist: Deadline 8/13

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Job Title Media and Communications Specialist
Location New Orleans, LA, US
Organization Name Global Community Health and Behavioral Science
Posting Summary
The Media and Communications Specialist will be responsible for coordination of the Center’s communications related to our Breastfeeding initiatives and other Center projects. This individual will be responsible for coordination of the Center’s communications for programming directed by the Assistant Director, Breastfeeding Initiatives Program Manager and Research and Evaluation Program Manager. Duties will include writing, editing and updating the MAC website and social media communications for all projects; writing and editing newsletters and any other marketing materials (e.g., brochures); and drafting policy/advocacy briefs for internal and external audiences. The Media and Communications Specialist will provide administrative and operational support such as coordinating meetings, processing invoices and other clerical duties to support daily Center operations.
Minimum Qualifications
-3 years of experience
-Excellent oral, written and communication skills

-Excellent interpersonal skills with strong abilities to work effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities
-Strong organizational skills and capacity to coordinate program activities and staff
-Good computer skills with ability to use Excel and Access
-Demonstrated ability to work independently, attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to manage multiple tasks in an efficient, professional manner and work cooperatively with a variety of Center partners
-Ability to work under time constraints and meet deadlines
Minimum Education
-Bachelor’s degree
Preferred Qualifications
-Marketing skills
-Publications and/or article-writing skills
-Ability to speak well in front of groups
-Experience with design programs such as InDesign and Photoshop
-Experience with website content management systems (CMS)

 

Apply online here

 

August 9, 2014 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Project Assistant Job at MAC

~ Project Assistant needed at the Mary Amelia Women’s Center ~
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This paid student position incorporates various tasks that are related to the Workplace Breastfeeding Support Program.  This program consists of reaching out to employers in New Orleans and assisting them in establishing breastfeeding/lactation support for their employees.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be available for Summer and Fall 2014, 10-20 hours per week
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing (especially via email)
  • Computer skills: including proficiency in Microsoft Office software
MAIN ACTIVITIES:
Provide logistical and administrative support for the Workplace Breastfeeding Support Program including but not limited to:
o   Conducting outreach to businesses in New Orleans
o   Preparing outreach and program materials
o   Assist in disseminating outreach materials for employers and working women in the community

For more information and to apply, please contact Caitrin Alb atchogan2@tulane.eduMAC logo

April 9, 2014 at 11:52 am Leave a comment

MAC’s 2013 Women & Girls Health Report published

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The Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Education Center (MACWHEC) in partnership with Newcomb Collage Institute of Tulane University, has published their 2013 Report on the Health of Women and Girls  in Greater New Orleans.

The mission of the MAC Women’s Health Education Center is to advance equitable health and well-being for all women by creating and supporting evidence-based, population-specific health programs and serve the community in ways that promote inclusiveness and diversity in respect to women’s health issues.

They convened a working group of academics, civil servants, representatives of community-based organizations, and elected officials, to create this health report. Sections included are:  health & wellness behavior, reproductive health, chronic disease, cancer, infectious disease and social determinants of health.

To see the full report: http://womenshealth.tulane.edu/pages/detail/144/Women-and-Girls-Reports
Check out their website at: http://womenshealth.tulane.edu/
Connect with MAC on Facebook and Twitter (@MACWHEC)

December 5, 2013 at 11:15 am Leave a comment


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