Agenda

Public Health Research@Maryland 2018 will take place on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at the University of Maryland's Adele H. Stamp Student Union. The day-long event will feature speakers and panel discussions on the theme: Reimagining Health: Partnerships, Programs, Policies. PHRM 2018 will also showcase dozens of research posters that display student, faculty, and external researchers' work, and will include a photo contest open to all participants.

The events taking place in the Atrium, including the opening session and keynote by Dr. Besser will be livestreamed. Link will be posted here and on social media (Follow @UMDPublicHealth on Twitter)

8:00 a.m.

Grand Ballroom Lounge

Registration Begins

9:00 AM–9:30 AM

Atrium

Welcoming Remarks 

Wallace Loh, Ph.D., J.D., President of the University of Maryland, College Park

Jay Perman, M.D., President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore

Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., MPH, Dean and Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health

E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland; John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distingushed Professor and Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Jay S. Magaziner, Ph.D., M.S.Hyg., Professor and Chair, Department Of Epidemiology & Public Health; Director, Center for Research on Aging

9:30 AM–10:30 AM

Atrium

Keynote Lecture

Title: Changing the Definition of Health in America

Richard E. Besser, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

10:45 AM-12:15 PM

 

Panel Discussions

Panel 1: How can technology support healthy behaviors?

Location: Atrium

Co-moderators:

Ritu Agarwal, PhD, Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Director, Center for Health Information and Decision Systems, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Mark Zubrow, MD, Associate Professor and Vice President, Telemedicine, School of Medicine

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Panel 2: Health and science literacy for trust-building with the public

Location: Prince George's Room

Co-moderators:

Lisa Bress, RDH, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor & Perryville Clinic Coordinator, School of Dentistry

Cynthia Baur, PhD, Endowed Professor and Director, Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, School of Public Health

12:00- 2:00 PM

Grand Ballroom

Lunch Buffet

12:30-2:30 PM

Grand Ballroom

Poster Session and Discussions

2:45-3:00 PM

Grand Ballroom

Announcement of Student Poster Session Winners

3:15-4:45 PM

 

Panel Discussions

Panel 3: Do data matter? Informing personal and community decision-making

Location: Prince George's Room

Co-moderators:

Soren Bentzen, PhD, DMSc
Professor and Division Director, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics,
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Barbara Curbow, PhD, MA, BA is professor and chair of the Department of Behavioral and Community Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland.

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Panel 4: Widening the lens on the opioid epidemic

Location: Atrium

Co-moderators:

Amelia Arria, PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Center on Young Adult Health and Development, School of Public Health

Nicole Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCPP, CGP, FASCP, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science & Executive Director, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, School of Pharmacy

4:45- 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks and announcement of photo contest winners

Jay Perman, M.D., President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore

Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., MPH, Dean and Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health

 

5:00-5:30 PM

Light Reception