Spring Research Symposium

The School of Public HealthBerkeley Population Center (BPC) and the Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA) invite you to:

Spring Research Symposium: 

Healthy Communities Research at UC Berkeley 

Join us for lunch, comments from Dean Stefano Bertozzi, presentations by SPH faculty and guests, and a wine and cheese reception to follow!

Please RSVP on Eventbrite if you plan to attend. Contact Niki Shapiro with questions at nikishapiro@berkeley.edu or 510-664-4685.

Program Schedule:

12:00 p.m Registration

12:20 p.m. Welcome from Dean Bertozzi

12:30 p.m. SESSION 1:

Aligning Health Care and Social Determinants of Health

  • Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, MBA, “Evidence-based Interventions for Creating Accountable Communities for Health”
  • William Satariano, PhD, MPH, “Hospital Discharge Planning: What about the Patient's Neighborhood?”
  • PANELISTS: Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH (UCSF), Pamela M. Schwartz, MPH (Kaiser Permanente)

1:30 p.m. Break

1:45 p.m. SESSION 2:

Community Approaches to Obesity Prevention

  • Kristine A. Madsen, MD, MPH, “A systems-based approach to curbing obesity”
  • Barbara Laraia, PhD, MPH, RD & Mahasin Mujahid, PhD, MS, “Building a Place-based Resource for Health Research: An Example of Use with A Managed Care Organization”
  • PANELISTS: Meredith Minkler, DrPH (UC Berkeley, SPH), Mary Pittman, DrPH (Public Health Institute)

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. SESSION 3:

Health in All Policies – Engaging with Richmond

  • Rachel Morello-Frosh, PhD, MPH, “Researching environmental exposures in Richmond: A community-engaged process”
  • Jason Corburn, PhD, “Health Equity in All Urban Policies: Insights from Richmond, California”
  • PANELISTS: Wendel Brunner, MD, PhD, MPH (Contra Costa Health Services), Ruben Lizardo (UC Berkeley, Government and Community Relations)

4:00 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception