Dean's Lecture Series

Our Next Lecture:

Day / Date:
Friday, September 18, 2015

Russell Kirby, PhD, MS

Title of Presentation:
"Place Matters: The Case for Spatial Thinking as a Core Skill Set for Higher Education in Public Health"

12:15 pm
Samuel P. Bell, III Auditorium (Room #1023-A)

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Charlan Kroelinger, PhD

"Practicing the 'Applied' in Applied Public Health: Using Evidence to Understand Public Health Systems for At-Risk Populations"
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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mark Z. Jacobson, MS, PhD

"Roadmaps for Transitioning all 50 US States to Wind, Water and Solar Power for all Purposes"
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Friday, March 13, 2015

Sean Flynn, PhD

"The Singapore Solution to America's Healthcare Crisis: How Singapore Delivers the World's Best Healthcare While Spending 75 Percent Less Than We Do"
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Friday, February 13, 2015

Washington Clark Hill, MD, FACOG

"Providing Medical Education and Maternity Care In Rwanda, Central Africa"
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Friday, January 16, 2015

Salah Qutaishat, PhD, CIC, FSHEA

"Do Pathogens Exploit Economic and Social Systems to Cause Healthcare-Associated Infection?"
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Friday, January 9, 2015

Anthony Iton, MD, JD, MPH

"A New Public Health Practice Targeting the Root Causes of Health Inequity"
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Friday, November 21, 2014

Dr. Hana Osman

"Health Care Advance Care Planning, not Death Panels"
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Richard Hartman, PhD

"A Circuitous Road to Your Success"
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Friday, September 5, 2014

Marcio Alves de Oliveira, PhD

"Walking the Walk in My Flipped Class"
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Friday, July 11, 2014

Pete Walton, MD

"The Human Condition"
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Tuesday, June, 3, 2014

Mauricio Espinel, MD, MTM, PhD

"Onchocerciasis and Malaria: lessons learned from their elimination in Ecuador"
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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sam Daley-Harris

"Reclaiming Our Democracy, Healing the Break Between People and Government"
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Friday, March, 28, 2014

Jessica Gabin, MD

"The HUNT Study – A Longitudinal Population Health Study in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway"
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Friday, March, 21, 2014

Abu Hassan Ahmad, PhD

"Dengue in Malaysia: Managing the Aedes Mosquitos"
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Friday, January 31, 2014

Leslie B. Hammer, PhD

"Interventions to Reduce Work-Life Stress and Improve Health: A Total Worker Health Approach"
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Dr. George Luber and Meredith Jagger

"Climate Change Impacts on Public Health"
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Christina Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH

"Engaging Families in Measuring and Improving Child Health Outcomes: An Overview of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative"
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Friday, October 11, 2013

Ray Ball, DVM

"Environment and Veterinary Health at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo"
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Dr. Renard L. Murray & Dean Donna Petersen

"Negotiating the Health Insurance Marketplace"
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Friday, May 31, 2013

Daniel Haight, MD

"A Non Profit Hospital and Their Community Benefit Plan: Journey from Assessment to Impact and the Role of Public Health"
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Monday, May 20, 2013

Karen E. Kim, MD, MS

Thomas E. Britt, MD, MPH

"Chicago South Side Cancer Disparities Initiative: Community-Academic Approach to Curriculum Design"

"Cancer Disparities in Asian Americans:Public Policy vs. Public Health"
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Ike Shibley, PhD

"Learning in the 21st Century: Grab a Surfboard to Ride the Tidal Wave of Change"
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Friday, April 12, 2013

Kenneth E. Ferslew, PhD, DABFT

"Bath Salts, Not for Human Consumption (or bathing either!)"
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Friday, March 8, 2013

Dr. Ian Lapp

"The Trials and Transformations of Professional Education in Public Health: Reflections on Educational Change"
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Friday, March 1, 2013

Dr. Laura Jean Palmer-Moloney

"Redirecting the Flow: Moving Water from Sector Working Group – Essential Service"
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Thursday, Novermber 29, 2012

Donald Post, EMT, CIC

"An Infectious Prick"
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Greg Gray, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair,
Department of Environmental and Global Health
University of Florida College of Public Health

“Emerging Influenza Virus Threats: An Update”
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Dr. Nor Aliza Abdul Rahim

"Community Health Assessment in Salak Island, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo"
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Joe Guidry
Tampa Tribune Opinion Editor

"Climate Parents and Generation Hot: Protecting Our Kids From Climate Change"
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Friday, September 21, 2012

Germaine Buck Louis, PhD, MS
National Institute of Health Division of Epidemiology, Statistics & Prevention Research

"Couple-based Approaches for Assessing Human Fecundity and Fertility – Males Matter"
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Eva Redei, MS, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Physiology Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Discovery of Blood Biomarkers to Diagnose Depression"
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Friday, March 23, 2012

Elizabeth (Betsy) W. McKay
Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal Atlanta, GA

"Global Health at a Crossroads: A Perspective from the Media"

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Christian Borgemeister
Director General icipe -African Insect Science for Food and Health Nairobi, Kenya

"How Science Can Contribute to Poverty Alleviation in Africa"
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Friday, February 3, 2012

Jay M. Bernhardt, PhD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Department of Health Education & Behavior, and Director, Center for Digital Health and Wellness University of Florida

"Public Health 2.0: Leveraging Social Media and Technology for Better Health"
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Friday, January 20, 2012

Karina L. Walters, MSW, Ph.D.
William P. and Ruth Gerberding Endowed Professorship Associate Professor University of Washington

"My Heart Has Been Strengthened by Having to Take This Journey: Embodiment of Historical Trauma and Microaggression Distress Among American Indians and Alaska Natives"
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Friday, November 4, 2011

Gonzalo Vazquez Prokopec, MSc, PhD

"Public Health 2.0: Leveraging Social Media and Technology for Better Health"
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Seth Mnookin
Author and Lecturer in MIT's Graduate Program in Science Writing

"Lessons from the Panic Virus: Confronting Vaccine Misinformation in the Digital Age"

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Robert Ogilvie, PhD
Program Director, Planning for Healthy Places

"Community Development: Public Health Policy and Practice"
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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Helen Caldicott, MD
Australian Physician and Author

"The Medical Implications of the Nuclear Age"

Friday, September 30, 2011

Meredith Minkler, DrPH, MPH
Professor and Director, Department of Health and Social Behavior School of Public Health University of California at Berkeley

"In praise of Community Partners: The role of community-engaged research in promoting healthy public policy"
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Friday, April 22, 2011

Koen Van Rompay, D.V.M, Ph.D.
Full Research Virologist, California National Primate Research Center University of California, Davis Founder & secretary/treasurer of Sahaya International, Inc.

"Integrating HIV Programs into Developmental Programs – Or The Adventures of a Lab Rat With Two Hats"

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Melissa Perry, ScD, MHS
Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services

"Studies of Occupational Injuries and Chemical Exposures in High Risk Industries: Implications for Prevention"

Friday, March 25, 2011

Jennifer Zeitlin, D.Sc., M.A.
Tenured Research Fellow, INSERM, Paris and Visiting Associate Professor at Mt. Sinai Medcial School

"What Can We Learn from Cross-Country Comparisons? Examples From Research on Perinatal Health and Care"

Friday, January 28, 2011

Dr. Greg Zimet
Professor of Pediatrics in the Section
of Adolescent Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine.

“STI Vaccination: Politics, Policies, and Public Health”

Monday, December 13, 2010

Dr. Peter Schofield
Clinical Director of Neuropsychiatry Service
University of Newcastle, Australia

“Traumatic Brain Injury, Prisoners, and Impulsivity”

Friday, November 19, 2010

Dr. John Santelli
Professor and Chair, Clinical Population & Family Health
Mailman School of Public Health

"America (Almost) Recovers from Abstinence-Only: Demographic, Human Rights, and Policy Perspectives"

Monday, October 18, 2010

Robert J. Novak, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Div of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

“Location-Based Epidemiology: The New Frontier”
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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Victor W. Sidel, MD
Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center & Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“Water and Public Health”

Monday, April 26, 2010

Cathy R. Taylor, DrPH, MSN, RN
Assistant Commissioner
Tennessee Department of Health

“Tennessee's Tobacco Trifecta: Evidence-based policy & practice translated into statewide action with resultant decline in tobacco use” Video is not available for this lecture

Friday, April 16, 2010

A Panel of World Bank Speakers: Kees Kostermans, Nkosinathi Mbuya, and Joseph C. Qian

"The World Bank’s Work in Health, Nutrition and Population"

Friday, April 9, 2010

Dr. Boakye Boatin

"Community Directed Intervention in Onchocerciasis Control and for Public Health Interventions"
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Pamela Pine, PhD, MPH, MAIA, CHES

“An Overview of Child Sexual Abuse and our Communities: Prevalence, Effects, Response, and Prevention”
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Monday, February 8, 2010

Dr. Adewale Troutman

"Not Just an Apple a Day and a Walk in the Park: Social Determinants of Health and the Creation of Health Equity"
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Friday, January 22, 2010

Dr. Max Salfinger

“The Public Health Laboratory - a Kaleidoscope of Challenges and Achievements”

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Jeffrey Goldhagen, M.D.

"Human Rights and Health Equity: The Millennial Paradigm for Public Health"

Monday, November 17, 2009

Michael D. Kogan, PhD

“It Isn’t Just About Having Health Insurance: Underinsurance among Children in the United States and its Association with Health Care Access and Quality”

Monday, November 2, 2009

Dr. David Parker

“Child Labor and Public Health”

Monday, October 16, 2009

Dr. Jonathan Skinner

“Geographic Variation in Healthcare Expenditures: What's Different About Florida?”

Monday, October 12, 2009

Stephen J. Blumberg, PhD

“Cell Phones and Telephone Surveys - New Biases and New Challenges”

Friday, October 2, 2009

Roy DeHart, MD, MPH

“Preparation for Human Flights to Mars: An Integration of Occupational and Aerospace Medicine”

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Congresswoman Kathy Castor

“Celebrating 25 Years of Public Health at USF”

Monday, June 15, 2009

David Redden, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Alabama at Birmingham

“Will the Largest Confounder Please Stand Up”

Friday, May 22, 2009

Balbir Singh, MSc, PhD
Director, Malaria Research Center,
University Malaysia Sarawak

“Malaria, Monkeys, Man, and Malaysia”

Friday, May 15, 2009

Cheryl Healton, DrPH
President and Chief Executive Officer American Legacy Foundation

Building a Legacy of Truth: David versus Goliath in the Tobacco Wars
Video is not available for this lecture

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Warren A. Jones, MD, FAAFP

Health Disparities in
America: The Challenge of Ethics &

April 3, 2009

Dr. Bernard Nahlen
Deputy Coodinator, President's Malaria Initiative

Global Malaria Eradication: Calibrating Aspirations, Technology and
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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Pandemic Influenza: Public Health’s Waterloo
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February 25, 2009

Qi Dai, Ph.D.

Personalized Prevention of Chronic Diseases
Video is not available for this lecture
Nov. 14, 2008

Dr. Mario Henry Rodriguez Lopez, Director General of the
National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, MEXICO

Video is not available for this lecture
Friday, October 24, 2008

William J. Martin, II, M.D., Associate Director of the National
Institute for Environmental Health Sciences and Director, Office of
Translational Biomedicine

Friday, March 7, 2008

Cole W. Campese
Education Technology Services, Penn Sate University

"Enabling the New Classroom Conversation"
Friday, February 8, 2008
Garth Graham, MD, MPH "Disparities: A National View: The Role of Academic Health Centers"
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Friday, January 11, 2008

Michael Graven,M.D.,MS,MPH, FACP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Informatics
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Senior Advisor for Health Affairs to the Government of St. Lucia

"Impacting the Rising Incidence of Diabetes and its Complications: The St. Lucia Screening and Disease Managment Programs"
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Friday, November 16, 2007
Frank Yiannas, MPH
Director of Safety & Health
Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
“Global Food Safety Trends – What You Need to Know”
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Friday, October 12, 2007
John Talmage
President and CEO
Social Compact/ Washington, DC
“Why Information Matters”
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Friday, April 6, 2007

Dr. Lynn McDonald

“From Florence Nightingale to Climate Change”
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Friday, February 9, 2007

Peter Levin, ScD

“Public Health Education, Health Care, Political Drift and Personalities in 1980’s Florida”
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Friday, January 19, 2007

Bill Little, MBH, MPH
Administrator, Sarasota County Health Department

“Linking Community, Public Health Practice and Academia: A Local County Health Department Perspective”
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Friday, December 1, 2006

Dr. Emile Papiernik
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paris De René Descartes University and Obstetrics & Gynecology Maternity of Port-Royal in Paris, France

"Comparing health outcomes of very preterm babies in Europe results from the MOSAIC study"
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Friday, Nov. 17, 2006

Dr. Paul Wise
Richard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society Stanford University

“The Impact of Medical Innovation on Social Disparities in Health”
Friday, Oct 20, 2006

Dr. Fleda Mask Jackson
Visiting Assistant Professor, Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

“In Search of Calming Waters:Â Stress and Health Disparities Among African American Women”
Friday, Sept. 22, 2006

Dr. Rony Francois
Secretary, Florida Department of Health

“The Florida Department of Health: A Year in Review”
Friday, May 26, 2006

Henry Falk, MD, MPH
Director, Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

“Environmental Public Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”
Friday, April 21, 2006
Claude E. Fox, MD, MPH
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami
"Is Official Public Health Still Relevant?"
Friday, March 24, 2006
Dr. Louis Keith,
Northwestern University, The Fineberg School of Medicine
“Hyperfertility:  The Paradox of Plenty”
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Friday, February 17, 2006
David Ashkin M.D., F.C.C.P.
"Back to the Future" Is there a Role for TB Sanatoriums Today in the U.S.?
Friday, January 20, 2006
Dr. Bernard Goldstein
University of Pittsburgh on Environmental Risk Assessment
"What Did John Snow Know?  A Cautionary Approach to the Precautionary Principle"
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Friday, November 18, 2005
Dr. Jorgé R. Arosemena
Executive Director Ciudad del Saber
Will speak regarding future plans for the Ciudad del Sabe (City of Knowledge) in Panama City, Panama
Friday, October 21, 2005
Dr. Carlos Castillo-Salgado Chief, Special Program for Health Analysis Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
“The PAHO’s Geographic Information System/EPI Project for the Americas”
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