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Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 Calendar

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August 2010

Wednesday, August 25, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Empowerment or Disempowerment of Immigrant Women in Omaha
Discussants: Elisha Novak and Jossy Rogers, Immigration Legal Assistance and Katie Zimmer, Family Enrichment and Outreach Coordinator, Catholic Charities Juan Diego Center.
Moderator: John Stone

September 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Prison Populations’ impact on Community Health – HIV as a case in point.
Discussants: Reverend Howard Dotson, Presbyterian AIDS Network, Ann Smolsky, Outreach Coordinator, Nebraska AIDS Project, Mark Foxall, PhD, Deputy Director, Douglas County Corrections, Mary Lou Flearl, MD, Omaha Correctional Center
Moderator: Mark Goodman

Tuesday, September 14, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. (CHPE Conference Room)
Book Discussion: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Registration required. 402-280-2017

Wednesday, September 22, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Micro Finance & Public Health
Discussant: Juli-Ann Gasper, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance, Creighton University College of Business.

October 2010

Wednesday, October 6, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Public Health as a Collaborative Venture
Discussant: Ayman El-Mohandes, M.B.B.Ch, M.D., M.P.H., Dean, UNMC College of Public Health
Moderator: Amy Haddad

Wednesday, October 6, 6:00-8:00pm
Hixson-Lied Auditorium in the Harper Center
T. T. Smith Lecture: Addressing Healthcare Reform

Wednesday, October 13, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Ethics and Drug Resistance
Discussant: Archana Chatterjee, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Creighton University School of Medicine
Moderator: Christy Rentmeester

Thursday, October 21, 7:00-8:30 pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Omaha Table Talk

Thursday, October 28, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Overtreated
Discussant: Shannon Brownlee, Author of "Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer" and College of Saint Mary’s 2010 Woodrow Wilson Fellow.
Moderator: Richard O’Brien

November 2010

Wednesday, November 3, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Strengthening Public Health Organizations to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Omaha.
Discussants: Brenda Thompson and Sarena Dacus, of CityMatCH, a nationwide organization of city and county health departments' maternal and child health (MCH) programs and leaders representing urban communities in the United States, Mary A. Balluff, Community Health and Nutrition Services, Douglas County Health Department.
Moderator: John Stone

Thursday, November 11, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Thune Seminar Room, HSL
Public Health Journal Club: “Under the Shadow of Tuskegee: African Americans and Health Care”
Facilitator: Christy Rentmeester, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Health Policy and Ethics

Wednesday, November 17, 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Morrison Seminar Room, CUMC)
Clinical Ethics Series: “No Place for Dying: Hospitals and the Ideology of Rescue”
Lecturer: Helen Stanton Chapple

Tuesday, November 30, 7:00 p.m. (Creighton University Harper Center)
“A Conversation with Dr. Dayle DeLancey – How History Shapes African American Health Today”

December 2010

Wednesday, December 1, 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Morrison Seminar Room, CUMC)
School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture: “African Americans and Smallpox Vaccination: The Philadelphia Experience, 1730-1923”

Wednesday, December 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m. (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Listening to the Spirit within Indigenous Voices and Values: Expanding the Boundaries of Health Care
Discussant: Brian F McCoy, SJ, Visiting Scholar in Native American Studies
Moderator: Helen Stanton Chapple
Feel free to bring your lunch.

January 2011

February 2011

Wednesday, February 9, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: Mental Health Care for Crime Victim Families
Panel: Beth Croston Hansen, MS, LMHP, CCGC, OneWorld Community Health Centers
Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Creighton University
Pat Christopher, MPA, MS, LPC, NCC, Charles Drew Medical Center
Rev. Howard Dotson, Pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church

Wednesday, February 16, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: “Woods, Wishes, and Wisdom: What do fairy tales have to say to adults today? Watch out! They may say more than we want to hear!”
Discussant: Greg Carlson, SJ

Wednesday, February 23, 4:00-5:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Webinar: Black American Health: Law as a Social Determinant of Health"

Thursday, February 24, 5:00-6:00pm (Harper Center, Room 3023)
Community Forum: Child Health Equity in India: Crying for Attention
Rajib Dasgupta, PhD, Fulbright Senior Research Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Friday, February 25, Noon to 1pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: “Polio Endgame: Focusing on Social Determinants”
Discussant: Rajib Dasgupta, MD, Fulbright Senior Research Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

March 2011

Thursday, March 10, Noon to 1pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: “Nursing Ethics in Germany”
Discussant: Lutz Schütze, Master student of nursing science at the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Vallendar (PTHV) in Germany.
Moderator: Sue Tinley

Wednesday, March 23, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: “Health Care Collaboration: Unpackaging and Exploring Collaboration between Traditional and Biomedical Practitioners in Cameroon Africa”
Discussant: Mary J. Hallin, Medical Anthropologist, PhD Candidate, University of Nebraska Lincoln and Research Associate: Center for Collaboration Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Wednesday, March 30, 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: “The Alzheimer’s Caregiving Puzzle: Putting Together the Pieces”
Discussants: Pat Callone, M.A., M.R.E., Connie Kudlacek, Barbara Markey

April 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:30-4:30pm (CHPE Conference Room)
Roundtable: “The Future of Customary Law in Tribal Northeast India: Annihilation, Assimilation, Adaptation or Autonomy?”
Discussant: Melvil Pereira, SJ, Senior Visiting Fellow, Center for Health Policy and Ethics