Public Health Grand Rounds

View the Fall 2014 Kansas Public Health Grand Rounds flier (PDF)

The Kansas Association for Local Health Departments, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, KU Medical Center's Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health and Area Health Education Centers are once again collaborating to make available the Kansas Public Health Grand Rounds series. The Fall 2014 series will occur live on Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 between August 27 and December 10 2014 via the Adobe® Connect® web conferencing system.

To join the meeting in progress, click here for the Kansas Public Health Grand Rounds meeting room and enter as a Guest.

August 27, 2014
Quality Improvement: Implementing Evidence Based Practice
Renée I Boothroyd, PhD, MA, MPH, CHES; Senior Implementation Specialist, National Implementation Research Network

September 3, 2014
Learning from Experience While Looking Toward PHAB 1.5
Lougene Marsh, MPA; Director of Johnson County Department of Health & Environment; Adrienne Byrne-Lutz, MS; Interim Health Department Director Sedgwick County Health Department; and Robin Wilcox, MPA; Chief Program Officer, Public Health Accreditation Board

September 10, 2014
Primary & Secondary Data Sources for Public Health Practice
Kevin A. Kovach MSc, CHES; Johnson County Department of Health & Environment and Pratik Pandya, MPH; Advanced Epidemiologist, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

September 17, 2014
The Health Challenge: Mental Health Disparities and Overall Health Equity
Katherine Sanchez, LCSW, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington

September 24, 2014
Cultural Sensitivity and Health Equity: Preparing to Meet the PHAB Standards
Speaker to be determined

October 1, 2014
No session due to KPHA Conference

October 8, 2014
To be determined

October 15, 2014
Public Health Law 101
Mary Winston Marrow; Staff Attorney, Public Health Law Center, William Mitchell College of Law

October 22, 2014
Public Health's Return on Investment: The Value of Advocacy
Tom Quade, MA, MPH; Health Commissioner, Marion Public Health

October 29, 2014
Human Trafficking in Healthcare
Erik Unruh, RN, BSN, MPH; University of Kansas School of Medicine and Megha Ramaswamy, Ph.D., MPH; University of Kansas School of Medicine

November 5, 2014
Promoting Health Equity & Access Through Listening & Teaching in a Holistic Approach
Julie Griffin, M.D., FAAP, ACP-member; Medical Director, Montgomery County Clinics; Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas

November 12, 2014
Epidemiologic Profile of E-Cigarette Use in Kansas
Trevor Christensen, MPH; Advanced Epidemiologist, Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Babalola Faseru M.D., MPH; Assistant Professor, KU Medical Center

November 19, 2014
No session due to APHA Conference

November 26, 2014
No session due to Thanksgiving Holiday

December 3, 2014
To be determined

December 10, 2014
Marijuana: An Emerging Public Health Concern
Kimber P. Richter, Ph.D., MPH; Director, UKanQuit; Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center and Sharon Levy, M.D.; Director, Adolescent Substance Abuse Program, Division of Developmental Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Spring 2014 Series Recordings Archive

Fall 2013 Series Recordings Archive

Last modified: Sep 19, 2014
Accreditation

CEPH
The University of Kansas Master of Public Health Program (KU-MPH) is proud to announce that we have been reaccredited by the Council of Education on Public Health (CEPH) until July 1, 2018.

ASPPH
Member, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) .

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