With the goal of translating research into action to improve urban population health, the “Health And…” Conference series brings together leading investigators, policymakers, practitioners, and community leaders who work at the intersection of health and its many determinants. The 2019 Conference, to be held on May 13th, will focus on Childhood and Opportunity. Stay tuned for more details. Link leads to information on past conferences.
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The 2012 IOM report Ensuring Safe Food and Medical Products through Stronger Regulatory Systems Abroad put considerable emphasis on capacity building in developing countries as a means to improve the safety of food and drugs around the world. While progress has been made on these goals, the global regulatory landscape has changed significantly since 2012. It is therefore timely to assess progress made towards these goals and the current regulatory landscape. First meeting on this topic to be held January 8, 2019-January 9, 2019. Webcast is available.
OBSSR and the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee held the third NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival: Connecting People to Advance Health on the NIH campus on November 27, 2018. This 1-day festival brought together behavioral and social scientists within the NIH extramural and intramural communities to network and collaborate with one another and share scientific ideas, highlight recent advances in NIH-supported behavioral and social sciences research in fiscal year (FY) 2018, and explore ways to advance behavioral and social sciences research. Festival photos and the archived recording are now available.
The 2019 conference will be held at the University of Michigan on April 6-7, 2019. The theme for the 2019 conference will be “Thought Diversity in Medicine: Beyond Disciplinary Divides.” Registration and call for abstracts are now open. Abstracts due January 2, 2019.
On November 27, 2018, the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research will host the third NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival. The festival highlights exciting research results, emerging areas, and innovations in health-related behavioral social science research.
Join the NAM for a one hour webinar where field leaders will explore the meanings of both social determinants of health and health equity and what it means to apply these terms to enact change in the real world. November 29, 2018, 4:00-5:00pm ET. Registration required.