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Friday Colloquium

Community-Based Interventions in Underserved Populations

Dr. Rob Newton’s research interests center on addressing health disparities in African American children, adults, and older adults. Although much of his work involves developing physical activity promotion interventions, he also engages in weight loss studies. Dr. Newton utilizes community-based and technology-based interventions to address health disparities. Currently, Dr. Newton…

Health Psychology in the United States: A Population Health Approach

Stephen Bezruchka, MD MPH University of Washington Department of Global Health As an emergency physician, faculty at the University of Washington, author of several books on traveler’s guides to managing health while abroad, and avid globetrotter, Dr. Bezruchka offers a dynamic perspective on the global pandemic and the possible role…

Colloquium Series: Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Programs & TL1 Grant

January 10, 2020 – 12:00 -1:00 pm – HPNP G-103 Presented by Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D., Distinguish Teaching & Scholar Professor, Director, Clinical & Translational Science Predoctoral and TL1 Training Programs   This presentation will describe the academic programs in Clinical & Translational Science available to all UF graduate students,…

Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

November 8, 2019 – 12:00 -1:00 pm – HPNP G-103 Presented by Mr. Andrew Plumley, Associate Director, Equity in the Center In this session, we will engage and support UF faculty and students in bold conversation on the tactics and tools that will drive action to combat structural racism…

Colloquium Series: Healthcare in Translation: A Discussion with Carma Bylund

October 25, 2019; 12-1pm HPNP G-103 Dr. Carma Bylund is an Associate Professor in UF’s Department of Public Relations and the Division of Hematology & Oncology. As a behavioral scientist with international expertise in healthcare communication and education, she will be hosting today’s colloquium discussing working with interpreters…