Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Fall 2014 Schedule


LocationAll lectures take place in the J. Ray Ryan Building at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. For directions and maps, click here. Please note the specific room number for each lecture.

More info: Click on the hyperlinked lecture titles to open the event detail page.

RSVP and lunch: For each lecture CHIP will send reminders, which include requests for RSVPs and selections for a complimentary light lunch, through the CHIP-L listserv. To subscribe, click here. If you plan on attending but not having lunch, an RSVP would still be appreciated by emailing lectureseries@chip.uconn.edu anytime prior to the lecture.

WebcastLIVE: The CHIP Lectures Series can be viewed via a live web stream by clicking on the webcast “play button” for the selected talk. ARCHIVED: If you missed the live webcast, use the same button to access the archived video, available by the afternoon of the next business day.

All lectures in the 2014-2015 CHIP Lecture Series are co-sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Center for Public Health and Health Policy.


Thursday, 9/4/14

Speaker: Audrey Chapman, PhD, MDiv, STM, University of Connecticut

Lecture title: “Core Health Obligations from the Perspectives of Human Rights and Public Health”

Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

An informal discussion with Dr. Chapman will follow in Ryan 003 (1st Floor) until 2:20pm.

Co-Sponsored by the Research Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the Human Rights Institute, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, and the Center for Public Health and Health Policy.

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(Webcast not available for the informal discussion)


Tuesday, 9/9/14 — CHIP Statistics Seminar

Speaker: Ofer Harel, PhD, University of Connecticut

Lecture title: “How to Complete the Incomplete: A statistical antidote for incomplete data sets”

Time and location: 3:00-4:15pm in CHIP Colloquium Room (1st Floor)

Co-sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Center for Public Health and Health Policy.

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Thursday, 9/18/14

Speaker: Stephen Schensul, PhD, University of Connecticut

Lecture title: “Multilevel Approaches to HIV/STI Prevention among Married Women in a Low Income Community in Mumbai, India”

Time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Co-Sponsored by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program; the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute; the Department of Human Development and Family Studies; and the Center for Public Health and Health Policy.

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Thursday, 10/9/14 — CHIP Lecture Series on Genomics and Health Behavior

Speaker: Gene Brody, PhD, University of Georgia / Emory University

Lecture title: “Gene-Environment Interplay, Health, and Some Thoughts about the Future”

Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

A workshop with Dr. Brody will follow in the CHIP Colloquium Room (Ryan 014, 1st Floor) from 1:45-3:15 PM, entitled “Marrying Genetics and Prevention Research”

Co-sponsored by the Center for Public Health and Health Policy at UConn Health, the Center for the Study of Culture, Health and Human Development, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology.

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(Webcast not available for the workshop)


Thursday, 10/16/14

Speaker: Sherry Pagoto, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Lecture title: “How Mobile Apps and Social Media May Revolutionize Health Behavior Change”

Lecture time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

A workshop with Dr. Pagoto will follow in Room 321 – Board Room (3rd Floor), School of Business Building, from 2:00-4:30 PM, entitled “Using Social Media in Health Behavior Research.” You can view this workshop streamed live or afterwards by clicking the Webcast link below.

Co-Sponsored by the Center for Public Health and Health Policy at UConn Health, the Department of Allied Health Sciences, and the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

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Tuesday, 10/21/14 — CHIP Statistics Seminar

Speaker: Elizabeth Schifano, PhD, University of Connecticut

Lecture title: “An Overview of Multiple Comparison Methods”

Time and location: 3:00-4:15pm in CHIP Colloquium Room (1st Floor)

Co-sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, the Center for Public Health and Health Policy, and the Department of Statistics.

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Thursday, 10/23/14

Speaker: Terrance Albrecht, PhD, Karmanos Cancer Institute / Wayne State University School of Medicine

Lecture title: “Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Using Community Engaged Research”

Time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

An informal conversation with Dr. Albrecht will follow in the CHIP Colloquium Room (14, 1st Floor) in the Ryan Building, from 2:00-3:30 PM, entitled “Tips for Establishing a Community Engaged Research Program.” This informal session will not be live-streamed or recorded.

Co-Sponsored by the Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion, the Center for Public Health and Health Policy at UConn Health, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, and the School of Social Work.

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Thursday, 10/30/14

Speaker: John Pachankis, PhD, Yale School of Public Health

Lecture title: “Hidden from health: Psychosocial correlates and intervention implications of sexual orientation concealment”

Time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Co-sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Center for Public Health and Health Policy.

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Thursday, 11/20/14 – CANCELLED (being rescheduled for Spring)

Speaker: K. Rivet Amico, PhD, University of Michigan

Lecture title: “Pre-exposure prophylaxis: Research, implementation and advocacy”

Time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Co-Sponsored by the Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, and the Center for Public Health and Health Policy.

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Thursday, 12/11/14

Speaker: Perry Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH, New York University

Lecture title: “Syndemic Production in a New Generation of Gay, Bisexual, and other Emerging Adult MSM”

Time and location: 12:30-1:30pm in Room 204 (2nd Floor)

Co-sponsored by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, the Center for Public Health and Health Policy, and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

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