Agenda

Public Health Research@Maryland 2016 will take place on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the University of Maryland's Stamp Student Union. The day-long event will feature speakers and panel discussions on the theme:

From Community Engagement to Population Health 

PHRM 2016 will also showcase dozens of research posters that display student, faculty, and external researchers' work, and host networking tables to stimulate collaborations.

7:30 AM

Grand Ballroom Lounge

Registration Begins

8:30 AM–9:00 AM

Atrium

Welcoming Remarks 

Jane E. Clark, PhDProfessor and Dean, UMD School of Public Health

Mary Ann Rankin, PhD, Senior Vice President and Provost, UMD

Jay S. Magaziner, PhD, MS Hyg, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health, UM School of Medicine

9:00 AM–10:00 AM

Atrium

Opening Lecture

Seeing the "Bigger Picture" in Diabetes Prevention

Early Results from a Youth-Oriented Health Literacy Campaign

Dean Schillinger, MD, Professor of Medicine and Founding Director of the Center for Vulnerable Populations, University of California San Francisco

Co-moderators:

Dushanka V. Kleinman, DDS, MScD, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, UMD School of Public Health
Sheri Parks, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Programming; Associate Professor, College of Arts and Humanities, UMD

10:10 AM–10:50 AM

Atrium

A Framework and Measures to Build a Culture of Health

Carolyn E. Miller MA, MS, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 

Moderator:

David Chae, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UMD School of Public Health 

11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Atrium

Cancer Prevention and Population Science (Establishing a Maryland Cancer Survivorship Cohort)

Panelists:

Co-Leaders of the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center’s Population Science Program 

Cheryl Holt, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, UMD School of Public Health

Joanne F. Dorgan, MPH, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UM School of Medicine

Ms. Rhonda Boozer-Yeary, Community Health Educator, University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center

11:30 AM–2:00 PM

Grand Ballroom

Poster Session

Meet students and faculty and explore research on diverse public health topics through poster presentations.

Awards will be given to the best student-presented posters at 4:30 PM in the Atrium, immediately following the panel, On the Ground in Maryland Communities — Public Health Leaders Identify Opportunites for Population Health Improvement.

11:30 AM–1:30 PM

Grand Ballroom

Buffet Lunch during Poster Session and Networking Tables

12:15 PM–1:30 PM

Prince George's Room

Networking Tables

Registrants will be able to identify priority networking tables to attend during the registration process and will be informed of their assigned table by email before the event. The networking tables are an opportunity to connect with leaders and experts for discussion about developments in your field of interest and form or expand collaborations.

The networking tables will be centered around the following topics: Aging, Behavioral/Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Climate Change and Health, Framework for Culture of Health, Health Literacy, HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health Collaborative, Physical Activity and Public Health Outcomes, Population Health, Population Science Research in the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, UMD Research Data Center, Smart Cities Initiative, and Tobacco Control and Prevention. 

1:45 PM–3:00 PM

Atrium

Population Health in Maryland

Panelists:

Maryland's All-Payer Approach to Health Care Delivery

Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 

Health Enterprise Zones: An Emerging Maryland Model

David A. Mann MD, PhD, Epidemiologist, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; Instructor, Epidemiology and Public Health, UM School of Medicine

Building Population Health Capabilities Across a Statewide Health System

Walter Ettinger Jr., MD, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, University of Maryland Medical System

Co-moderators:

J. Kathleen Tracy, PhD, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Public Health; Director of Clinical Translational Research and Informatics Center, UM School of Medicine 
Robert S. Gold PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UMD School of Public Health

3:15 PM–4:30 PM

Atrium

 

On the Ground in Maryland Communities — Public Health Leaders Identify Opportunities for Population Health Improvement

Panelists:

 

Moderator:

Sandra C. Quinn, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UMD School of Public Health 

4:30 PM

Atrium

Closing Remarks and Presentation of Poster Awards

Jane E. Clark, PhDProfessor and Dean, UMD School of Public Health

Jay S. Magaziner, PhD, MS Hyg, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health, UM School of Medicine