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Center for Health and Behavior announces spring seminar series on diverse range of health topics
The Center for Health and Behavior (CHB) at Syracuse University has announced its Spring 2010 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 seminar series is free and open to all. Lectures take place 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, Jan. 15
“Let’s Go to the Fair! Reaching Rural Tobacco Users at Agricultural Fairs in New York State”
Associate professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Friday, Feb. 12
“Issue Ascendance in Global Health: The Case of Newborn Survival”
Associate professor, Department of Public Administration, and senior research associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, SU
Friday, March 12
“Research Opportunities at the National Institute of Mental Health”
Program chief, Primary Prevention/HIV Social Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Mental Health
Friday, April 16
“Intersecting Epidemics of Domestic Violence and HIV”
Assistant professor, Department of Marriage and Family Therapy, College of Human Ecology, and affiliated faculty, Center for Health and Behavior, SU
Those interested in receiving an e-mail reminder a few days before each lecture should 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 social and behavioral aspects of health. For more information, visit http://chb.syr.edu.