The Department of Sociology at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a full-time, open rank, tenure track position specializing in health, community well-being and social welfare. A PhD in sociology is required by time of appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1.
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The Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education held a 1.5 day workshop titled, A Systems-Approach to Alleviating Work-Induced Stress and Improving Health, Well-Being, and Resilience of Health Professionals Within and Beyond Education. The workshop was a result of a multiyear discussion on stress and burnout globally, throughout all health professions.
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) has launched a collaborative process to revise and update its strategic plan. The goal of this webinar is to allow external stakeholders to review NICHD’s research portfolio and help focus its science to improve the health and wellbeing of the populations we serve. The event will be held on Wednesday, 31 October 2018, from 2-3:30 p.m. Advanced registration is required.
To promote health equity and better life outcomes, these two $1 million grant initiatives from RWJF and the Urban Institute encourage community changemakers and leaders to use USALEEP data to advance innovative data visualizations and solutions. Call for Ideas for both challenges open on September 17, 2018. Applicants should submit their ideas via email to USALEEP@urban.org on or before Friday, November 16th by 3PM EST
This publication summarizes the workshop and discusses behavioral economics research and how to expand such research to be of benefit to older and middle-aged adults. The workshop looked at successful applications of the research; how to make them more effective; and focused on identifying approaches that could generate long-term benefits in areas of interest to the National Institute on Aging, such as decreasing sedentary behavior, promoting volunteering and social engagement, improving medical regimen adherence, and reducing inappropriate use of opioids and using opioids when medically necessary.
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released the 41st edition of one of its flagship publications, Health, United States, the “report card” on the nation’s health. Health, United States, 2017 compiles federal data on a wide range of topics related to morbidity, mortality, health care utilization and access, health risk factors, prevention, health insurance, and personal health care expenditures. The 2017 edition includes a special feature on mortality; life expectancy at birth has decreased for two years in a few, for the first time since 1993.
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center invites you to join fellow researchers, clinicians and community leaders at the 3rd Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium, “Eliminating Cancer Disparities: Staying the Course toward Collective Impact,” to be held Friday, March 1, 2019 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. This event will showcase cutting-edge research, with a focus on reducing and eliminating disparities in cancer, going from bench-to-bedside-to-community and back. Our 2018 symposium attracted the attendance of 200 individuals, and promoted the exchange of ideas and collaborative opportunities among scientists, clinicians, government, and community representatives. We invite multidisciplinary researchers, community agencies and organizations to submit abstracts for presentation at the Symposium. Abstracts will be divided into two tracks: Scientific Research and Community Programs. Meritorious abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. Abstracts must be submitted via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5pm EST on December 4, 2018.
Thank you to everyone who made IAPHS 2018 – Pushing the Boundaries of Population Health Science: Social Inequalities, Biological Processes, and Policy Implications – such a success!
The University of California, Berkeley, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Public Health. The Dean will enhance and accelerate research, discovery, and critical inquiry across the School while providing adept operational oversight of a professional school in a complex institutional environment, one that is grounded in shared governance and a deep commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Review of candidate materials will begin on November 26. Final Date: April 30th, 2019.
CareSource, located in Dayton, Ohio, has a position opening for Vice President, Utilization and Benefits Management to lead the ongoing development and operational design for utilization management, clinical / reimbursement policy, and member benefits. No deadline indicated.