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January 2020

Health Disparities Seminar with Chanita Hughes Halbert

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Academic-Community Partnerships for Translational Research in Cancer Health Disparities Speaker: Chanita Hughes Halbert, PhD Associate Dean for Assessment, Evaluation, and Quality Improvement, College of Medicine Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished AT&T Endowed Chair for Cancer Equity Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina  

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March 2020

DBEI Research Day – Cancelled

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Biomedical Research Bldg Auditorium, 421 Curie Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Despite our robust knowledge base and big investments, the U.S. lags behind other developed nations in many health outcomes. How can we move our population science research from potential to real health improvement? Keynoter, Sue Curry, PhD, shares her insights on March 18,1:30 p.m., at Penn’s Biomedical Research Building, 421 Curie Blvd. "Population Health: Making Science Matter," this year's Brian L. Strom Professorship Lecture, is a highlight of this third annual event. The full program, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will also showcase highlights…

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April 2020

Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting 2020 – Cancelled

April 1 - April 4
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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* See the message from the organizers here. SBM is a vibrant, multidisciplinary society focused on the role of behavior in improving health. Most of our country's most daunting health challenges have behavioral origins, and achieving SBM’s vision of “better health through behavior change” has never been more important. SBM members include the nation’s leading scientists and practitioners, and SBM Annual Meetings are the premier forum for the most influential behavioral medicine research.

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5th Annual Health Equity Week – Postponed

April 6 - April 10

An annual conference designed to facilitate expert-driven conversations on health and healthcare disparities with the goal of advancing health equity through innovative solutions. Learn more here. Please visit the event page for updates on cancellations or postponed events. All events are free to attend. View the flyer here.

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Update on the COVID-19 Situation in Italy and beyond

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, April 16th from 11am-12pm EST for a webinar with John Holmes, PhD, Professor of Medical Informatics in Epidemiology who is currently on sabbatical at the University of Pavia in Pavia, Lombardy, Italy. Dr. Holmes will discuss the COVID-19 pandemic as it has evolved in Italy and in Europe as a whole, highlighting testing, containment, and mitigation polices in Italy as compared with other countries around the world.

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June 2020

Policing, Race, and Health: Prospects for Reform – June 26, 2020

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Seminar

A Conversation with Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH, John MacDonald, PhD, and Charles Ramsey, MS Moderated by Therese Richmond, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Police brutality and racism have uniquely, and detrimentally, impacted the health of Black communities. The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many others, have resulted in renewed calls for police reform, including calls to defund or abolish police departments. Others have advocated for shifting funds to community resources such as education, job training, and violence prevention…

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