SPH Fall 2014 Research Symposium

UC, Berkeley School of Public Health Fall 2014 Research Symposium

A Second Chance in the Second Decade: Adolescence as a Key Developmental Window to Transform Population Health

December 8th, 2014: Noon to 5pm
David Brower Center: Tamalpais room, 2nd floor

Come join us for lunch, comments from Dean Stefano Bertozzi, presentations by SPH faculty and guests, and wine and cheese/discussions to follow!


AGENDA

Noon
Registration, Lunch and Welcome from Dean Bertozzi

Session 1 - 12:30PM  I4Y: Innovations for Youth Locally and Globally

 "Adolescence_v.2@UCB"
Colette (Coco) Auerswald, MD, MS.
Associate Professor, UC, Berkeley SPH and Co-Director, I4Y
 
"Adolescent Reproductive Health: Decreasing risk and optimizing prospects"
Ndola Prata, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, UC, Berkeley SPH
Director, Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, and Co-Director, I4Y

Session 2 - 1:15PM Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches for the Promotion of Adolescent Health

 "Integrating the 'Insider Expertise' of Adolescents in Innovative School-Based Interventions"
Emily Ozer, PhD
Professor, UC, Berkeley School of Public Health and Co-Director, I4Y
 
"Reducing teen girls' exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals in make-up: the HERMOSA Study"
Kim Harley, PhD
Associate Professor, UC, Berkeley School of Public Health
 
Discussant:
Marguerita Lightfoot, PHD
Professor, UCSF School of Medicine and Director, UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies

Session 3 - 2:15PM Community-based structural interventions for youth health and wellbeing

 "Transforming adolescents’ food choices"
Kris Madsen, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, UC, Berkeley SPH
 
"Community violence and reproductive health among Latino youth: Connections and Prevention Directions"
Ali Minnis, PhD, MPH
Senior Research Epidemiologist, RTI International and Assistant Professor, UC, Berkeley SPH

Session 4 - 3PM Adolescent Developmental Science Informing Public Health Tools

 "Brains, Buddies, and Behavior: Implications for Adolescent Sexual Decision-Making"
Ahna Suleiman, DrPHLecturer and Postdoctoral Fellow
UC, Berkeley School of Public Health
           
"The Developmental Science of Adolescence: Motivational Learning as a Window of Opportunity for Population Health"
Ron Dahl, MD, Professor, UC, Berkeley School of Public Health, and Director, Institute of Human Development
 
Discussant: Pending

WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION - 4PM
David Brower Center Gallery


If you have any questions about the SPH Research Symposium, contact:

Eileen Pearl,
Director, External Relations Programs and Annual Giving
School of Public Health
Phone 510-643-6382
Email phaa@berkeley.edu