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 2021-22 are:

January 2022

Strategies for Developing and Implementing DEI Focused Research Studies
January 4, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Department of Epidemiology

The Planetary Health Colloquium: Planetary Change is Driving New Patterns of Non-Communicable Disease
January 5, 2022, 10:00 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Department of Global Health

Climate Change, Pandemics, and Animals: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? – Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH & Julianne Meisner, PhD
January 6, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner:
Center for One Health Research

The Rise of Alaska Native Corporations in U.S. Government Contracting
January 7, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Food Rescue Innovation
January 7, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (More information)
UW Partner: Nutritional Sciences Program

How to Build a Better Budget
January 12, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Institute of Translational Health Services (ITHS)

Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of partners services for HIV in Western Kenya
January 12, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center Rm 797 and Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Kenya Research and Training Center

Forecasting the Burden of Disease Using Simulation Models
January 12, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific, Department of Pharmacy Conference Room, H-371 and virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Methodologies

CoRe Project Showcase of Neighborhood-Based Population Health Analyses
January 12, 2022, 4:00 p.m. Pacific, (Information on hybrid participation)
UW Partner: First Year Programs

CFAR Seminar: Advanced HIV in the Era of Test and Start
January 13, 2022, 8:00 a.m. Pacific, Virtual, (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center For Aids Research (CFAR)

Urban Ultrafine Particles, Measurement and Community Impact – Elena Austin, SC.D.
January 13, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Regression Markets and Their Link to Energy System Operation
January 13, 2022, 4:00 p.m. Pacific, NanoEngineering and Sciences Building (NAN) Room 181 and virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Clean Energy Institute

Reducing Food Loss and Waste: Setting a Global Action Agenda
January 14, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Nutritional Sciences Program

COVID and Intimate Partner Violence: Insights from Research and Practice
January 14, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Colonial Climates: Indigenous Futures Beyond the Human
January 14, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Understanding the role of schools in supporting treatment outcomes for HIV positive adolescents
January 19, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Kenya Research and Training Center

Responding to Reviewer Comments: Turning Your Good Manuscript Into a Great Publication
January 19, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Institute of Translational Health Services (ITHS)

The UW Experience of Hosting Tent City 3, a Homeless Encampment, in 2017 and 2020: How did it go?
January 19, 2022, 12 p.m. Pacific (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science

Adoption and Impact of Mobile Health Services: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh
January 19, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific, Department of Pharmacy Conference Room, H-371 and virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Methodologies

Environmental Conversations: Commissioner Hilary Franz
January 19, 2022, 5:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (More information)
UW Partners: Center for Environmental Politics, EarthLab

Katz Distinguished Lecture: Catherine Cole, “Performance and the Afterlives of Injustice in South Africa”
January 19, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Pacific, Kane Hall Room 210 and virtual (streaming link)
UW Partner: Simpson Center for the Humanities

Developing Biomarkers to Understand the Effects of Emerging Contaminants in Puget Sound Salmon – Evan Gallagher, PhD
January 20, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Innovations in Aging and Multigen Practice: Working with Individuals and Families Through Crises and Loss, From Hospice to the Emergency Department
January 20, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Accessible Technology Webinar Series: Teaching an Online Accessible Course with Sheryl Burgstahler
January 20, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: UW-IT Accessible Technology Series

Designing Inclusive Syllabi, presented by the Equity Across the Curriculum (EAC) Initiative
January 21, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: UW Bothell Equity Across the Curriculum Initiative

Population Research Discovery Seminar
January 21, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Hot Topics in Practice Webinar: A Model for Addressing Racism and Belonging
January 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partners: Health Systems and Population Health, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

An Inside Look at the Inclusive Language Guide
January 26, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Register)
UW Partners: College of Built Environments, UW-IT Diversity, Equity and Inclusions Community of Practice

Somatic mutations, aging and cancer: A single-cell approach
January 26, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Isolating the Drivers of Racial Disparities in Emergency Cardiac Surgery
January 26, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific, Department of Pharmacy Conference Room, H-371 and virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Methodologies

Environmental Communications Seminar: Social Media in Environmental Practice
January 26, 2022, 4:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Program on the Environment

Weaving Indigenous Knowledges and geoscience through boundary spanners
January 27, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: School of Marine and Environmental Affairs

Environmentally-Related Cancers – Harvey Checkoway, PhD
January 27, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Embedding Equity into Transformations of Engineering Education
January 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m. Pacific, HUB 145 and virtual (register)
UW Partner: Center for Evaluation & Research for STEM Equity

Big Data and Big Grocery: Streamlining Supply Chains to Reduce Food Loss
January 28, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Kane Hall 130 (more information)
UW Partner: Nutritional Sciences Program

Utilizing Population-based Data in Adolescent Suicide Research
January 28, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Climate Solutions Community of Practice: Presenter: Heather Burpee: “Toward net-zero hospitals: research and application”
January 31, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Gould Hall Rm 102 and Virtual (register)
UW Partner: College of Built Environments Office of Research

Discussion of Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century
January 31, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center on Human Development and Disability

February 2022

National Climate Assessment: Northwest Chapter Engagement Workshop
February 1, 2022, 9:00 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner:
EarthLab

Antimicrobial Resistance: How the Clinical Laboratory can Combat the other Pandemic
February 2, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, HSB Room D-209 (Turner Auditorium) and virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Ghosts of Oceans Past: What Can Data on Historical Parasite Burdens Tell Us about the Future of Marine Disease? – Chelsea Wood, PhD
February 3, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Climate Justice: Down with Carbon Emissions — Up with Community Equity!
February 3, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: EarthLab

The Effect of Information about Climate Risk on Property Values
February 4, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Olson Room (Gowen Hall 1A)
UW Partner: Center for Environmental Politics

Community of Practice: Healing School Communities – Shifting the Dominant Paradigm to Center Student Wellness
February 8, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: SMART Center

They Never Can Jail Us All: My Life in the Freedom Struggle
February 8, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: UW Tacoma Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Overview, Application and Results from the Strengthening Economic Evaluation of Multisectoral Strategies for Nutrition (SEEMS-Nutrition)
February 9, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific, Department of Pharmacy Conference Room, H-371 and virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Methodologies

Inequity at Boiling Point: What I’ve Learned as a Journalist Covering the Human Toll of Global Warming
February 9, 2022, 4:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

From Identifying Single Environmental Exposures to the Exposome: a Protein Adductomics Approach – Judit Marsillach, PhD
February 10, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Creating Collaborative Action for Food Rescue Innovation
February 11, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Kane Hall 130 (more information)
UW Partner: Nutritional Health Sciences

All It Takes Is One Block: The Legacy of Redlining in Lethally Surveilled Neighborhoods
February 11, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Meeting People Where they are in the Emerald City: Harm Reduction Approaches for People Experiencing Homelessness
February 16, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science

Climate Changes Health: How We Know and Where We Are Going – Kristie Ebi, PhD
February 17, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Pedaling Relief: Activating Volunteers to Address Food Insecurity & Food Waste
February 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Kane Hall 130 (more information)
UW Partner: Nutritional Health Sciences

Capturing Energy from Food Waste to Address Climate Change
February 25, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Kane Hall 130 (more information)
UW Partner: Nutritional Health Sciences

Nourishing Juana Crow: Fragmented Families and Mental Health Injuries
February 25, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Green Spirals: Feedback Dynamics in Environmental Policymaking
February 25, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Olson Room (Gowen Hall 1A)
UW Partner: Center for Environmental Politics

State-Level Immigration and Immigration-Focused Policies as Drivers of Health Disparities Among Latinx Individuals in the United States: A Mixed Methods Analysis
February 28, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

March 2022

PXR, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” – Julia Yue Cui, PhD
March 3, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Center for Aids Research: New Faces Series with Jillian Pintye, RN, MPH, PhD – University of Washington
March 3, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center for Population Health, Conference Room 101 (register)
UW Partner: Center For Aids Research (CFAR)

Center for Aids Research: Seminar Series with Elvin Geng, MD, MPH – Washington University in St. Louis
March 3, 2022, 4:00 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center for Population Health, Conference Room 101 (register)
UW Partner: Center For Aids Research (CFAR)

The Therapeutic Promise: Neuroprediction, Risk, the Violent Brain
March 4, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

…But Now I See: Using the Lens of Racial Literacy to Understand Racial Trauma and Promote Justice and Healing
March 15, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Pacific, Kincaid Hall, Room 102 (register)
UW Partner: Center for Child & Family Well-Being

Exploring Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Dr. Charlotte Coté
March 16, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: American Indian Studies

Exploring the Consequences of Bias and Structural Racism on Service Disparities in Autism
March 23, 2022, 8:30 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partners: SMART Center, Northwest MHTTC

April 2022

Do They Just Hate Science? Including Climate Skeptics in the Climate Change Conversation
April 8, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Olson Room (Gowen Hall 1A) (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Environmental Politics

NWPBIS Conference 2022 – Still Connected: Relationships, Resilience, and Belonging
April 12, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Greater Tacoma Convention Center and virtual (register)
UW Partner: Northwest MHTTC

Vehicle Residency and the Nomadic Turn: How a UW undergrad project drove national research to inform public policy, social services and legal advocacy
April 20, 2022, 12 p.m. Pacific (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science

May 2022

Portraits for Change: Homelessness and Refusal Politics
May 18, 2022, 12 p.m. Pacific (Room TBD)
UW Partner: Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science

Climate Engineering: A proposal for immediate governance
May 20, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Olson Room (Gowen Hall 1A) (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Environmental Politics

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.

Past “Let’s Talk Pop Health” events can be viewed by visiting our archive page.