Public Health News & Events

Special Event - Author of The Color of Law Richard Rothstein, presents: 
A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America  |  Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Lecture 5:00 PM, reception immediately following 

Free & open to the public with prior registration on Eventbrite
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Dr. Reuben Miller of the University of Chicago visited TUC on January 15th to present:  Race, Punishment & the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.  (Recorded presentation coming soon!)

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The study is highlighted on the funder's website:  Initiative 5%

 4th Annual Social Justice in Public Health Lecture Series:  Immigration & Public Health

The Public Health Program's Fall 2018 Social Justice Lecture Series concluded with a final presentation on November 26, 2018.  This year's series included an innovative collection of lectures and panel discussions from experts in the field and focused on the public health impacts of migration, immigration and anti-immigration policies on individuals, families and communities.  Click here for information about the speakers and recorded lectures.

A Gun Violence Prevention Symposium hosted by CEHS on 10.14.2018 included moving performances by Youth Speaks and panel discussions for building safe schools and communities: 

Performances by Youth Speaks & Panel Discussion for Public Health Policy

Educational Panel Discussion

Public Health Program Research News

The Program has been busy making contributions to research in the field of Public Health.  Here are some examples of the exciting work Program faculty, students and alumni are sharing in national and international forums.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Social Justice in Public Health Fellowships:

 Janis Ho, Desiree Miranda and Brian Xieu.
Provided through the Diversity Scholarship Fund, the Fellowships recognize students who demonstrate a deep commitment to building leadership and advocacy skills toward the promotion of health among vulnerable populations.  As part of this fellowship, students will also become part of a social justice student leadership team that will actively participate in furthering the mission of the Public Health Program.

Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Partnership Academy

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Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the CBPR Partnership Academy is a multi-faceted training and mentoring program designed for community-academic partnerships that demonstrated commitment and leadership in engaging in a CBPR approach to eliminate health inequities in their communities. Learn More. 





Professor Sarah Sullivan awarded Fulbright Grant Award!!


Professor Sarah Sullivan, Associate Professor, has been awarded  a Fulbright grant award to support her research ethics work in three universities in Bolivia.  She will be collaborating with the Universidad San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca (USFX), Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS) and Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno (UAGRM) for several months each year over a period of three years. 
The Fulbright Program, which aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Funding for this award will support Professor Sullivan’s efforts in teaching research and research ethics classes related to the Responsible Conduct of Research, including topics on authorship, conflicts of interest, data management, plagiarism and research misconduct.


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