Population Health

Let’s Talk Pop Health

Image of a presenter speaking to a large group of peopleThe Population Health Initiative is working to amplify population health-related education and training activities across the UW’s three campuses by offering, partnering to offer, and/or promoting a range of events under the banner of, “Let’s Talk Pop Health.”

These offerings are a mix of virtual, in-person and hybrid workshops, lectures, seminars, film screenings, convenings and so forth, with the in-person activities to be held primarily in the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health as a means of activating it as the university’s hub for population health.

The current “Let’s Talk Pop Health” offerings for academic year 2023-24 are:

Evaluating a patient navigation intervention to improve receipt of genetic services in UW Medicine

Thursday, May 9, 2024

10 a.m.11 a.m.

Virtual
HPRC Seminar: Sarah Knerr (UW Health Promotion Research Center)

HPRC Seminar: Sarah Knerr “Feasibility of Using Patient Navigation to Improve Identification of Inherited Colorectal Cancer Syndromes”

Thursday, May 9, 2024

10 a.m.11 a.m.

Virtual
"Feasibility of Using Patient Navigation to Improve Identification of Inherited Colorectal Cancer Syndromes "

“Evaluating a patient navigation intervention to improve receipt of genetic services in UW Medicine”

Thursday, May 9, 2024

10 a.m.11 a.m.

Virtual
Join: Sarah Knerr (UW Health Promotion Research Center) - "Evaluating a patient navigation intervention to improve receipt of genetic services in UW Medicine"

Biostatistics Seminar: Anatomy of Event Studies: Hypothetical Experiments, Exact Decomposition, and Robust Estimation

Thursday, May 9, 2024

3:30 p.m.5 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center (HRC) 135
In recent decades, event studies have emerged as a central methodology in health and social research for evaluating the causal effects of staggered interventions.

Economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining in Ecuador

Friday, May 10, 2024

Noon1:30 p.m.

The Olson Room, Gowen Hall 1A
The Center for Environmental Politics organizes a monthly colloquium series on environmental politics, policy, and governance.

COM Colloquium by Debra Hawhee, “Extinction Art, Climate Rhetoric, and the Work of Finding Presence”

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

3:30 p.m.5 p.m.

Communications Building (CMU) 126
To galvanize action in response to the climate crisis, it is insufficient to present findings; the task at hand is, rather, to find presence. Such is one of the main claims of A Sense of Urgency: How the Climate Crisis is Changing Rhetoric.

COM Colloquium by Debra Hawhee, “Extinction Art, Climate Rhetoric, and the Work of Finding Presence”

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

3:30 p.m.5 p.m.

Communications Building (CMU) 126
It is insufficient to present findings on the climate crisis; the task at hand is, rather, to find presence. Such is one of the main claims of A Sense of Urgency: How the Climate Crisis is Changing Rhetoric.

Indigenous Mental Health

Thursday, May 16, 2024

3 p.m.4:30 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center (HRC) 101 and Virtual
Global Mental Health Speaker Series: Indigenous Mental Health - Michelle Johnson-Jennings. May features a lecture by Dr. Michelle Johnson-Jennings on indigenous mental health.

CEI Interdisciplinary Seminar: Kelsey Stoerzinger, University of Minnesota

Thursday, May 16, 2024

4 p.m.5 p.m.

NanoES 181
The Clean Energy Institute Interdisciplinary Seminar Series was established to bring distinguished leaders in the field of clean energy to campus to present their research and meet students, postdocs, and faculty from departments across the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and the Environment.

Creating a Sustainable Campus: State of Sustainability at UW

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Noon1 p.m.

Virtual
A look at the many sustainability efforts at the University of Washington and the actions we're taking to meet our goals.

Team Science Seminar Series

Thursday, Jun. 6, 2024

Noon1 p.m.

Virtual
The annual Team Science Seminar Series was developed to assist early career researchers in addressing challenges to collaboration and collective team functioning, improving their ability to lead interdisciplinary teams, communicate and build trust with their collaborators, and identify the best ways to solve problems collaboratively.

Validity and reliability of survey measures for cancer screening in the redesigned National Health Interview Survey

Thursday, Jun. 13, 2024

10 a.m.11 a.m.

Virtual
HPRC Seminar: Larry Kessler (UW Department of Health Systems and Population Health)

Kaiser Permanente Washington’s community health program, mental health resources available to members and non-members, collaborative care, and virtual care

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2024

10 a.m.11 a.m.

Virtual
HPRC Seminar: Kim Wicklund and Kevin Klein (Kaiser Permanente Washington)

Researching, Implementing, and Sustaining Epilepsy Self-Management Programs: MEW 3.0

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2024

10 a.m.11 a.m.

Virtual
HPRC Seminar: Erica Johnson (UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine)

Please contact us if you are organizing population health-related events that you would like support in partnering and/or marketing under the “Let’s Talk Pop Health” banner.