Past Events

August 2020

18

Fall Semester MPH Virtual Welcome

Speakers:

Dr. Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD, Department Head

Shauna Stapleton, MPH; Senior Academic Affairs Administrator

Location: Microsoft Teams (this was a virtual event)

Time: 9am - 12pm EST

Information:

This presentation serves to welcome back returning graduate students and new students. It is a way to introduce faculty and welcome new hires to the department. Dr. Mattes will discuss exciting departmental changes and updates.

Tues

 18

Public Health - MPH New Student Orientation

Speakers:

Shauna Stapleton, MPH; Senoir Academic Affairs Administrator

Dr. Jim Amell, PhD, MPH, MSW; Clinical Associate Professor

Location: Microsoft Teams (this was a virtual event)

Information:

This presentation will discuss program requirements and introduce new students to the student group. Dr. Amell, clinical professor of experiential learning, will provide an overview of the practicum experience and answer pressing questions. This is required for all spring and fall 2020 new admits. It is an optional session for returning students.

 

Tues

 

September 2020

04

Virtual Career & Internship Series

Speakers:

Lisa Werth, Founder/CEO of Calla Collaborative Health

Time: 1pm - 1:30pm EST

Information:

Public health professionals will speak about their work /organization to showcase the different public health fields and opportunities out there. This could be a great opportunity to network with professionals in the field for any future internship and/or employment opportunities! Zoom Password is PUBHEALTH

 

Fri

 11

Virtual Career and Internship Series

Speakers: 

Kelsie Muller, County Extension Director at Purdue Extension

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM 

Information: Public health professionals will speak about their work /organization to showcase the different public health fields and opportunities out there. This could be a great opportunity to network with professionals in the field for any future internship and/or employment opportunities! Zoom Password is PUBHEALTH

Fri

15 

Seminar Series

COVID-19 and Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community

Speakers: 

Dr. Brian Williams, MD, FACS; Associate Professor, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center

Dr. Sonak Pastakia, PharmD, MPH, PhD, BCPS, FCCP; Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University and Indiana Univeristy Kenya Partnership 

Information:  

Co-sponsored by the Black Cultural Center, Department of Public Health, PULSIS, and the Center for Health Equity and Innovation at Purdue.

This webinar and panel discussion will address how systemic racism and inequities that disproportionately affect the Black community have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will address topics including the heightened risk of contracting the coronavirus, to the lack of available testing and disparities faced by the Black community when seeking healthcare related to COVID-19.

Tues

18

Virtual Career and Internship Series

Speakers: 

Tristan Kirby, Director of Fanciscan Health Community Education

25

Virtual Career and Internship Series

Speakers: 

Mary Delaney, President of Vital Incite

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM 

Information: Public health professionals will speak about their work /organization to showcase the different public health fields and opportunities out there. This could be a great opportunity to network with professionals in the field for any future internship and/or employment opportunities! Zoom Password is PUBHEALTH

Fri

25

Department of Public Health - Journal Club

"A discussion about Being an Antiracist: Are you or aren't you?"

The idea of antiracism has received a lot of attention recently. Join us as we discuss this important topic and the role of public health in contributing to antiracism.

Facilitators: Chris Ladisch and Yumary Ruiz, faculty in Public Health and Juanita Crider, Program Advisor, Purdue Black Cultural Center.

Time: 11:30am EST via Zoom Register here!

Fri

 October 2020

16

Seminar Series

Women and Health in the COVID-19 Era

Speakers: 

Dr. Ana Langer, MD

Time: 12:00PM EST via zoom Register here!

Information:  

 Co-sponsored by the Women's Global Health Institute. 

Fri

23

Department of Public Health - Journal Club

“The Burden of Child Maltreatment in the United States”

Speakers: Amy Hunter, PhD, MPH. Research Scientist, Injury Prevention Center Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Public Health Sciences, UCONN School of  Medicine

Time: 11:30am via Zoom Register here!

Fri

November 2020

13

Seminar Series

Speakers: 

Dr. Pamela Aaltonen, PhD, RN; Immediate Past President APHA; Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Purdue University

Time: 12:00 PM EST via Zoom. Register here!

Information:  

 Co-sponsored with our own, Public Health Journal Club. 

Fri

13

Department of Public Health - Journal Club

“A Perspective on Public Health’s Response to SARS-CoV-2: Opportunities and Challenges”

Speakers: 

Pamela Aaltonen, PhD, RN; Immediate Past President APHA; Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Purdue University 

Time: 12pm EST via Zoom Register here!

Information: 

Co-sponsored with our Public Health Seminar Series

Fri