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Epi Seminar

Dr. Stephen Hawes presenting during an EPI 583 Seminar.

The Epi Seminar Series is sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology for students, staff, and faculty, as well as practicing professionals in the field. Speakers and topics are selected to highlight the diversity of research ongoing in the department. 

This seminar is open to other academic departments and partners. Sign up for Epi Seminar emails through the UW Preference Center.


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March 29, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Toward Critical Health Equity: Understanding and Confronting Structural Oppression
Dr. Devin English
Assistant Professor, Rutgers Department of Urban-Global Public Health

April 5, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Towards Health Equity and Social Justice: An Applied Framework of Decolonization in Public Health Practice
Dr. P. Paul Chandanabhumma
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine

April 12, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Can (Neuro)Science be Anti-Racist?
Dr. Oliver Rollins
Assistant Professor, UW Department of American Ethnic Studies

April 19, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Hidden Curriculum: Mentorship and Advising Within the Epi Department
UW Department of Epidemiology EDI Committee

April 26, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Successful Aging Among Middle-Aged Latinas Residing in an Agricultural Community in California
Dr. Elizabeth Ambriz
University of California, San Francisco Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

May 3, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
How Immigration Enforcement Makes You Sick
Dr. William Lopez
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Public Health

May 10, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Interpersonal and Health Consequences of Ableism
Dr. Katie Wang
Assistant Professor, Yale Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

May 17, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Refugee Health Research: Pitfalls and Opportunities
Dr. Tala Al-Rousan
Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Diego

May 24, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
The Criminal Legal System as a Structural Determinant of Health Inequities
Dr. Jaquelyn Jahn
Postdoctoral Research Scholar, The Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements & Population Health Equity, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health

May 31, 3:30 – 4:50 PM
Preventing Violence Near Schools: Policy, Public Health and Health
Dr. Gia Barboza
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs School of Public Affairs