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Upcoming Seminars


Past Seminars

Speaker: Charles Eisenstein
Topic:  What is the New Normal?
September 25th, 2017, 4:30pm

Speaker: Leslie Hossfeld, Mississippi State University
Topic: Building Local Food Infrastructure to address Food Insecurity, Food Access, and Health Disparities
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Date: November 4, 2016, 1:30 - 2:30pm

Speaker: Joseph "Joe" Johnson, University of South Carolina 
Topic: Numerical Data Standardization and Novel Cluster Analysis of Food Content using Mathematical Networks
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Date: April 29, 2016, 2:00-3:00PM 

Speaker: Kathryn "Kate" Hoy
Topic: Behavioral Economics and the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement
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Date: November 20, 2015

Speaker: Tommy Tobin
Topic: Food & Health: Food Law and Policy Perspectives
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Date: October 30, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Ronald David Pate
Topic: Getting to Good by Grounding Community Health & Development in Stories
Date: April 24, 2015

Speaker: Amy Lanou, PhD
Topic: Food Fight: Strategies for Influencing Nutrition Policy in the US
Date: February 6, 2015

Speaker: Angela D. Liese, PhD
Topic: Informing the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Evidence from the Dietary Patterns Methods Project
Date: November 21, 2014

Speaker: Ed Frongillo, PhD 
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Topic: Agricultural livelihood intervention in rural Kenya to improve food security also improved nutrition, empowerment, and HIV outcomes 
Date: October 31, 2014

Speakers: Rejin James and Danielle Scoffman 
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Topic: A seminar about mobile technologies in health 
Date: May 2, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Hansen 
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Topic: Talking with preschooler children about fruits and vegetables 
Date: February 28, 2014

Speaker: Elizabeth Racine, PhD
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Topic: How Do the Characteristics and Concentration of SNAP Approved Stores Affect Community Health? 
Date: January 31, 2013

Speaker: Dr. Sonya Jones
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Topic: Nutrition Policy Update 
Date: January 10, 2014

Speaker: Edward Frongillo, PhD
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Topic: How is it possible for people to be both food-insecure and obese? 
Date: April 25, 2013

Speaker: Angela Liese, PhD
Topic: Looking Forward and Reflecting Back: Celebrating Ten Years of Research on Food Access and Food Security at the Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities 
Date: September 27, 2013

Speaker: Jason Glaser
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Topic: Public Health in the Context of Structural Violence 
Date: April 25, 2013

Speaker: Dr. Rodrigo Reis
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Topic: Built and social environment and physical activity in Latin America
Date: January 25, 2013

Speaker: Nancy Fleischer, PhD
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Topic: Socioeconomic gradients of noncommunicable disease risk within and between countries: Evidence for a social transition 
Date: February 22, 2013

Speaker: Dr. Rodrigo Reis
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Topic: Built and social environment and physical activity in Latin America
Date: January 25, 2013

Speaker: Andrew Kaczynski, PhD
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Topic: Equal access for all? Environmental justice perspectives on the built environment and active living
Date: November 30, 2012

Speaker: Tony Kleese
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Topic: Regional Food Systems: A View from the Southeast U.S.
Date: November 8, 2012

Speaker: Angela D. Liese, PhD
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Topic: Recent Advances in Dietary Measurement Error Correction Methods: Findings from the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Nutrition Ancillary Study 
Date: October 26, 2012

Speaker: Daheia J. Barr-Anderson, PhD, MSPH
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Topic: Obesity interventions for African American girls: Does family involvement make a difference?
Date: September 28, 2012

Speaker: Justin Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM
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Topic: Association of the Built Environment with Physical Activity and Adiposity in Rural and Urban Children
Date: April 6, 2012 

Speaker: Phoenix Do, PhD 
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Topic: Investigating the Connection between Neighborhoods and Health: A Longitudinal Perspective
Date: March 23, 2012 

Speaker: Jeffrery Campbell, PhD 
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Topic: Locally produced food purchasing through retail grocery channels: Customer and store environment attributes 
Date: February 10, 2012

Speaker: Joel Gittelsohn, PhD, MS 
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Topic: Environmental interventions for chronic disease prevention: The Healthy Stores projects 
Date: January 24, 2012

Speaker: Andreana Haley, PhD 
Topic: Obesity, Nutrition, & Brain Function in Midlife 
Date: December 2, 2011

Speaker: Shannon Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN 
Topic: Food Environment Complexities and Urban Populations 
Date: November 11, 2011

Speaker: Virginia Shervette, PhD 
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Topic: The Problem with Faith-based Research on Health Risks of Methylmercury Exposure from Seafood 
Date: November 4, 2011

Speaker: Sarah Rothenberg, PhD 
Topic: Mercury (Hg) species in rice grain grown in Guizhou Province, China 
Date: October 28, 2011

Speaker: Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, MS, RD
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Topic: Peas and the Pod: Exploring innovative approaches to weight control and behavior change 
Date: October 7, 2011

Speaker: Tom Laffay 
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Topic: Examining Food Access through Community Film Making 
Date: September 30, 2011

Speaker: Joel Kimmons, PhD 
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Topic: Improving the Food Environment at Worksites & Schools through Sustainable and Healthy Food Procurement and Farm to Institution Strategies 
Date: September 9, 2011

Speaker: Timothy Griffin, PhD 
Topic: Regional Food Systems: A View from the Northeast U.S. 
Date: August 26, 2011

Speaker: Eran Ben- Joseph, PhD 
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Topic: Designed for Health: Does City Planning Matter?
May 27, 2011

Speaker: Alice Ammerman, DrPH, RD 
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Topic: Sustainable food systems and public health - Access and health disparities
Date: April 22, 2011

Speaker: Ed Frongillo, PhD 
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Topic: Emerging opportunity to raise nutrition to high global political and fiscal priority
Date: February 25, 2011

Speaker: Sonya Jones, PhD 
Topic: Federal Nutrition Policy in 2011
Date: January 21, 2011

Speaker: Latetia Moore, PhD 
Topic: Informing public health policy: state of the science of food environment research
Date: November 10, 2010

Speaker: Kirk Goldsberry, PhD 
Topic: Visualizing nutritional terrain:  Using GIS to evaluate urban food environments in Lansing, Michigan
Date: October 22, 2010

Speaker: Delores Pluto, PhD 
Topic: Nutrition policies in South Carolina schools
Date: September 17, 2010

Speaker: Angela Liese, PhD 
Topic: Food deserts or the Garden of Eden? Food environment measurement issues
Date: August 25, 2010

Speaker: Christine Blake, PhD, RD 
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Topic: Assessing eating identities of rural African American's in the Southern US 
Date: April 30, 2010

Speaker: Katrina Walsemann, PhD, MPH 
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Topic: The effects of childhood and adult socio-economic factors on BMI trajectories from late adolescence to mid-life: A life course perspective
Date: March 19, 2010

Speaker: Bethany Bell, PhD 
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Topic: Dancing the sample size limbo with multilevel models: How low can you go?
Date: March 5, 2010

Speaker: Jihong Liu, ScD
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Topic: Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for childhood obesity:  An urban and rural comparison 
Date: February 19, 2010

Speaker: Susan Steck, PhD, MPH, RD 
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Topic: Vitamin D and breast cancer: A focus on racial disparities in cancer outcomes
Date: February 5, 2010

Speaker: Ann Pringle Washington, MPH 
Topic: 5-a-day and 50K: How one community has worked to bring fruits and vegetables to those with chronic diseases 
Date: January 22, 2010