Past Event Recordings
Harm Reduction and Syringe Services Programs Webinar
April 9, 2019
Curious about harm reduction, but not sure what it is? Want to understand the difference between needle exchange and syringe services programs? Would you like to learn about the full spectrum of services for people who inject drugs in Minnesota? Get the answers to these questions in this webinar and understand why syringe services programs are vitally important to curbing the opioid epidemic and preventing infectious diseases. This webinar is presented by Kate Erickson, MSW with the Minnesota Department of Health.
What Happens After Substance Abuse Recovery Programs End? Webinar
April 3, 2019
Learn about what happens after substance abuse recovery programs end. Both short- and long-term outcomes in key areas such as substance use, housing, health, and systems involvement are shared. The presentation also highlights what works for women in recovery as well as the challenges women experience after leaving treatment and recovery programs, and incorporate the voice and direct experiences of women who have participated in the programs.
Developments in MN Telemedicine – Lessons From the Field Webinar
February 21, 2019
Learn about the trends in telemedicine use in Minnesota, types of health care providers delivering telemedicine, differences in telemedicine by source of insurance and for patients in urban versus rural areas of the state. Information shared will be based on research completed at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Examples of innovative uses of telemedicine that aim to improve access to health care will also be presented by staff from HealthPartners. This webinar is presented by Dr. Peter Huckfeldt with the School of Public Health and Jack Dressen, MHA ’14 and Dr. Jerome Siy, MHA ’20 with HealthPartners.
Gaylord Anderson Lecture
February 4, 2019
The 2019 Gaylord Anderson lecture was presented by Linda P. Fried, Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Dean Fried share her thoughts on “Preparing for (y)our longer life.”
Refugee Health 101 Webinar
December 3, 2018
This webinar provides an introduction to refugee health in Minnesota. Learn about push and pull factors leading to migration, the various public health interventions implemented overseas and domestically, and the steps the Minnesota Department of Health’s Refugee and International Health program have taken to serve refugees and immigrants in the state.
Healthcare Leadership Symposium
November 9, 2018
This one day symposium explored how bold ideas, innovative systems and inspired leadership will shape the future of health care. Listen to keynote speaker, Barbara, Baroness Young of Old Scone; presentation from faculty, Tim Beebe, PhD; Academic Program Update from Jean Abraham, PhD and Mary Ellen Wells, MHA ’84.
Planning for the Unexpected: Disaster Response Webinar
May 21, 2018
This webinar features two hospital administrators who were on call the night of the Las Vegas mass shooting. Dave Lawson, MHA ‘12 of Summerlin Hospital and Joe White, MHA ‘17 of MountainView Hospital share their experiences of that tragic event, discuss how their organizations’ advance preparations equipped them to respond, and how their planning has evolved since that night.
Webinar: My Fellowship Is Over, Now What?
January 30, 2018
This webinar provides guidance and insight into the post fellowship process and how to seek employment in a variety of situations. The presenters, led by Jack Dressen, MHA ’14, have all successfully navigated the MHA Fellowship-to-employment path.
Barry Halm Lecture
January 11, 2018
The Barry Halm lecture was delivered by James Hereford, president and CEO of Fairview Health Services, on Achieving Strategic Advantage Through Operational Excellence: Why and How.
Webinar: Medicare Status and Predictions with Jon Christianson, PhD
November 8, 2017
Current professor and James A. Hamilton Chair, Dr. Christianson, presented on the current challenges facing Medicare and its future under the Trump administration.
Webinar: The Impact of the New Federal Administration on the Future of Healthcare
April 17, 2017
Jean Abraham, PhD, Wegmiller Professor and MHA Program Director, presented on the impact of the new federal administration on the future of healthcare.
Gaylord Anderson Lecture and Alumni Leadership Panel
April 5, 2017
The 2017 Gaylord Anderson Lecture and Alumni Leadership panel was presented by Dr. Alexander Kraemer on Refugee Health- Public Health Conceptions and Recent Disease Dynamics in Germany.
Eat Learn Gather
June 3, 2016
Nearly 170 alumni, students and community members attended Eat Learn Gather 2016. The day kicked off with the Gaylord Anderson Memorial Lecture, which featured Dr. David Hemenway who spoke on “What does Public Health have to do with Guns?” Four learning sessions followed, and the day ended with a networking reception at the Campus Club.
Eat Learn Gather
June 5, 2015
A day of learning at the School of Public Health for alumni, students and community members.