Grand Rounds

September 27, 2023 - The World is on Fire! Climate Change through a Resilience Lens with Connections to Public Health

Mark Stone, PhD, PE, D.WRE
Department Head and Professor, Department of Biological Systems Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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March 1, 2023 - Beyond Mass Shootings and Mental Illness: Understanding Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis

M. Carmela Epright, M.A., PhD
Professor of Philosophy, Furman University
Clinical Professor, Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia
Clinical Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Greenville
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February 8, 2023 - The Epidemiology of Cancer in Children with Congenital Anomalies

Philip Lupo, PhD, MPGH
Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Endowed Chair in Molecular Epidemiology
Director, Epidemiology and Population Sciences Program, Texas Children's Cancer, and Hematology Center
Chair, Children's Oncology Group Epidemiology Committee
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November 30, 2022 - From molecular mechanisms to policy for two pathogens: SARS-CoV-2 and antibiotic resistant N. gonorrhoeae

Yonatan Grad, MD, PhD
Melvin J. and Geraldine L. Glimcher Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Harvard Chan School of Public Health
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November 14, 2022 - Nebraska Hospitals: Challenges Today and Opportunities for Tomorrow

Jeremy Nordquist, MPA
Nebraska Hospital Association
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Heping Zhang, PhDSusan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Yale University
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September 26, 2022 - "Don't Kiss the Calves" and Other Stories of Diseases That You Can Get on the Farm

Jeff Bender, PhD
Professor and Director
Upper Midwest Agricultural Health and Safety Center
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
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September 12, 2022 - The Osteopathic Profession and Its Roots in Public Health

Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Member, Board of Directors--2015-2022
Chair, Board of Directors--2020-2022
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September 7, 2022 - Monkeypox: Legal and Policy Conundrums at the Forefront of America's Newest Public Health Emergency

James G. Hodge, Jr., JD, LLM
Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law, Arizona State University Law
Director, Arizona State University Center for Public Health Law 
Policy Director, Network for the Public Health Law--Western Region
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April 22, 2022 - How Mental Illness Iconography Influences Anti-Stigma Responses

Dr. Roma Subramanian, PhD
Assistant Professor of Communication
University of Nebraska at Omaha
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April 20, 2022 - Moving Medicaid from A Payer of Services Towards Population Health Management

Kevin Bagley
Director, Medicaid & Long-Term Care
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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April 7, 2022 - Reframing Public Health

Carrie Fox
Founder and CEO
Mission Partners
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March 2, 2022 - The Power of Hope: Associations with Psychological Well-Being, Physical Health, and Provider Burnout

Dr. David Feldman, PhD
McCarthy Professor of Counseling Psychology
Santa Clara University
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Feb. 9, 2022 - What Does Climate Change Mean for Workers?

Dr. Lee S. Newman, MD, MA
Distinguished Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupation Health
Department of Epidemiology
Colorado School of Public Health, Colorado University, Anschutz Medical Campus
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Jan. 14, 2022 - Research Success

Dr. Kenneth W. Bayles, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Basic Science Research; Director of the Center for Staphylococcal Research; Professor of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center
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Dec. 1, 2021 - Multi-level Studies to Address Cancer Health Disparities: From Omics to Structural and Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Scarlett Lin Gomez, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics; Director, Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry; Co-Leader, Cancer Control Program, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCSF
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Oct. 8, 2021 - A Deep Learning Approach to Learning a Conditional Distribution

Jian Huang, PhD
Professor of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa
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Sept. 17, 2021 - Vaccine Hesitancy: COVID-19 Vaccines and Beyond

Dorit Reiss
Professor of Law, University of California Hastings College of Law
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