Ignite! symposium: The future of public health

By | March 17, 2016

Insight! copyWatch the University of Minnesota’s most future-focused faculty deliver rapid, provocative presentations on the future of public health.

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January 29, 2016
1-3 p.m.
Mayo Auditorium, 4th floor lobby
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota

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Sponsored by the School of Public Health, the Division of Health Policy & Management, the Office of e-Learning Services, and the Public Health Administration and Policy Program

“Quarterbacks and heart attacks: Why we suck at making individual predictions”
Julian Wolfson, assistant professor
Biostatistics, School of Public Health
“Racism is public health’s issue”
Keith Mayes, associate professor
African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
“The Islands: Virtual people, real problems”
Laura Lee, instructor
Biostatistics, School of Public Health
“If you thought Ebola was bad…”
Rebecca Wurtz, associate professor
Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health
“Proposition: In the internet era there’s no such thing as rural health”
Ira Moscovice, professor and chair
Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health
“Big soda: The new big tobacco”
Sarah Gollust, assistant professor
Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health
“Your realtor is more important than your doctor in determining your health”
Ed Goetz, director
Center of Urban and Regional Affairs, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
“Design thinking and public health”
Virajita Singh, assistant vice provost
Office of Equity and Diversity
“How to make communities resilient”
Mike Greco, director
Resilient Communities Project
“How to deal with irreducible uncertainty: complexity in the 21st century “
Mary Butler, assistant professor
Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health
“Self-driving cars: As revolutionary in the 21st century for public health as vaccines were in the 20th”
Frank Douma, research scholar
Center for Transportation Studies
“Water Bar: Water is all we have”
Shanai Matteson
Works Progress Studio, Water Bar
“What can public health do about Somali youth radicalization?”
Manny Atwal, assistant federal public defender
Office of the Federal Pubic Defender
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
“Biodiversity and human health”
Dominic Travis, associate professor
Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medic
“One-size-fits-all does not work for blue jeans. Why would it for medicine?”
William Oetting, professor
Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Institute of Personalized Medicine
“Working towards health equity and other lies we tell ourselves”
Michelle van Ryn, professor of health services research
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Director, research program on equity and inclusion in health care
“If we had a vaccine against breast cancer, women would line up. Why don’t they for HPV immunization?”
Kristin Anderson, professor and associate dean
Learning & Student Affairs, School of Public Health
“The future you want is the future you make”
John Finnegan, dean
School of Public Health
“Self-driving cars: As revolutionary in the 21st century for public health as vaccines were in the 20th”
Frank Douma, research scholar
Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota
Ify Onyiah, budget officer
State of Minnesota Office of Management and BudgetWhite paper: “Self-Driving Vehicles:Current Status of Autonomous Vehicle Development and Minnesota Policy Implications”
“Let’s start believing: Working with transgender and gender non-conforming youth”
Alex Jackson Nelson, MSW, LGSW, senior therapist
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