Christine Bachrach

About Christine Bachrach

Christine Bachrach is Executive Director of IAPHS and Research Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Maryland Population Research Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. She previously co-directed the National Program Office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health & Society Scholars program.
22 May, 2017

National Health Equity Research Webcast

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The National Health Equity Research Webcast is on the 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.

22 May, 2017

Multisector Community Health Partnerships: Potential Opportunities and Challenges: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief

By | 2017-05-22T16:04:31+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Announcement, New Publication|0 Comments

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.

12 May, 2017

Families and Technology – Penn State’s 25th Annual Symposium on Family Issues

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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.

12 May, 2017

Lecturer in Epi/Biostats/Pop Health — Brandeis University

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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, 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.

12 May, 2017

Senior Consultant, FSG

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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.