The National Health Equity Research Webcast is on the move...to the fall! In order to provide an opportunity for students to participate in the webcast, the 23rd National Health Equity Research Webcast The Courage to Lead: Scholar-Activism and Health Equity in Turbulent Political Times will take place on Friday, September 22, 2017, from 1:30-4 p.m.
Multisector Community Health Partnerships: Potential Opportunities and Challenges: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief
On December 8, 2016, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement held a public workshop. At this workshop, participants explored multisector community health partnerships that aim to address inequities and improve the health and well-being of communities. This publication is intended to highlight topics that individual speakers identified as opportunities and challenges to engaging a range of residents and other stakeholders in community-driven social change.
This report from the Urban Institute suggests that a wide disparity in public investments raises concerns about whether children from low-spending states are on equal footing.
From Health Resources in Action, this white paper outlines the steps of creating the strategic implementation plan and the value of a process that links community benefit and institutional strategic planning.
October 23-24, 2017 at Penn State University. The 2017 National Symposium on Family Issues focuses on how dramatic technological change is shaping and changing families and family life in both positive and negative ways. Registration and more information available at the link provided.
The Health: Science, Society and Policy (HSSP) Program at Brandeis University seeks to hire a Lecturer to teach four sections of an introductory course in Epidemiology. Two sections will be taught in the Fall of 2017, and two will be taught in the Spring of 2018. Three sections will be capped at 35 students (with one Teaching Assistant for each section). One section will be geared towards students with strong math and science backgrounds, capped at 60 students (with up to two Teaching Assistants). Prior syllabi and textbook selections will be made available. This is a 0.8 FTE lecturer position and is benefits eligible. There is a possibility of teaching another course in epidemiology or statistics elsewhere in the university for additional compensation. Depending on availability and interest of candidates, this position may be divided into several per-course contracts. Candidates must have a PhD or be an advanced doctoral student (ABD) with previous teaching experience. Please email cover letter, CV, names and email contact information for two references in electronic format to: HSSP Administrator, Kathryn Howell, email@example.com Applications will be considered beginning May 31, and the search will remain open until a qualified applicant is hired. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
FSG, a mission-driven consulting firm in Boston MA that supports leaders in creating large-scale, lasting social change, is seeking a Senior Consultant with experience in the US health space, in particular, public health, epidemiology and biostatistics.
City University of New York, Queens College, Deadline: June 15, 2017. Help build an innovative new study focused on developing community-based participatory research approaches to assessing neighborhood air quality in New York City.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This program focuses on empirical and policy–relevant analyses that can inform strategies to ensure access to high quality, affordable health care and insurance coverage. Deadline Fri, 23 Jun 2017, 3:00 p.m. ET.
October 19, 2017, 12:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m, National Academy of Sciences. Will focus on impacts and application of the behavioral sciences to some of our nation’s most pressing problems.