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Center for Health and Behavior announces Fall 2009 Seminar Series on diverse range of health topics
The Center for Health and Behavior (CHB) at Syracuse University has announced its Fall 2009 Seminar Series. The series is part of the CHB’s efforts to promote health and behavior research and to strengthen collaborations on campus and within the local community. Speakers represent a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives on health and research.
“The CHB Seminar Series began last year and was well received by both on- and off-campus attendees. We are pleased to continue to showcase colleagues who are doing excellent work in various areas of health and behavior research, practice and policy,” says Michael Carey, CHB director and Dean’s Professor of the Sciences in the Department of Psychology in The College of Arts and Sciences.
The seminar series is free and open to SU students, faculty and staff; community partners; and the general public. Lectures take place the second Friday of each month from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, located on the first floor of E.S. Bird Library. Paid parking is available in SU pay lots, in addition to metered on-street parking in the University area.
Friday, Sept. 11
“A Bioethics Perspective on Health Care”
Gregory L. Eastwood
University Professor, State University of New York
Professor of bioethics and humanities and professor of medicine, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Past president, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Friday, Oct. 9
“Youth Violence Prevention”
Director of operations, Bureau of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Onondaga County Health Department
Friday, Nov. 13
“Childhood Obesity: What is Evidence-Based Practice Telling Us?”
Kay Stearns Bruening
Chair and associate professor, Department of Nutrition Science and Dietetics, College of Human Ecology, Syracuse University
Friday, Dec. 11
“The Coming Epidemic of Cancer in Developing Countries: Breast Cancer Beliefs and Practice in Ethiopia”
Professor, public health and preventive medicine and director, Center for Research and Evaluation, SUNY Upstate Medical University
For those interested in receiving an e-mail reminder a few days before each lecture, contact Rebecca Bostwick at firstname.lastname@example.org or (315) 443-4629 to be added to the list.
The CHB is an all-University center committed to facilitating and supporting funded research on the behavioral aspects of health. For more information, visit http://chb.syr.edu.