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:

May 2022

Climate Change and Social Justice: How Heat Inequity Leads to Health Inequity
May 2, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: UW Public Lectures

Food Insecurity and Traditional Foods Access in Washington State Tribal Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 3, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center for Population Health Room 101 and virtual (register)
UW Partners: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Population Health Initiative

Epi Seminar Series: Dr. William Lopez
May 3, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Department of Epidemiology

Public Health Policy for Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons from the Seattle Flu Study
May 3, 2022, 5:00 p.m. Pacific, Parrington Hall (more information)
UW Partner: Department of Global Health

A Guided Conversation with Resmaa Menakem
May 3, 2022, 5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partners: School of Public Health, Population Health Initiative, Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Momentum 2022: Embarking on a New Era of Climate Leadership, a Climate Solutions Event
May 4, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: EarthLab

Using Machine Learning to Derive Daily PM2.5 Concentration Estimates at Fine Spatial Scales for the Western US, 2008-2018
May 5, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

UW Food System Project with Dr. Yona Sipos and Stella Zhou, MPH student
May 6, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: The Whole U

Siting Surveillance: Deportation Threat and Institutional Involvement among Latinos across U.S. Counties
May 6, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center Room 101 and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Epi Seminar Series: Dr. Katie Wang
May 10, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Department of Epidemiology

Building beloved community featuring Donald King
May 11, 2022, 6:00 p.m. Pacific, Othello-UW Commons and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Othello-UW Commons

HPRC Seminar: Jeremy Hess – Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE)
May 12, 2022, 10:00 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (Zoom link)
UW Partner: Health Systems and Population Health

Novel Approaches for Integrating Wearing Compliance Data for Analyzing Personal Exposure to Household Air Pollution in Rural Ghana
May 12, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Human Rights Spring Symposium ft. Immigrant Rights Observatory
May 12, 2022, 5:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partners: Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Population Health Initiative

Structural Racism and Health Stratification: A New Theory-Driven Empirical Approach
May 13, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center Room 101 and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Social Justice Pedagogies Across Language and Culture Curricula: Opening a Division-Wide Conversation
May 13, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Denny Hall 359 (more information)
UW Partner: Simpson Center for the Humanities

Climate Solutions Community of Practice: Presenters: Yohan Min and Chris Lee “Characterization of Energy Vulnerability in terms of Urban Administrative and Community Characteristics in the Pacific Northwest Cities.”
May 16, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, ARCH 042 and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: College of Built Environments

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: “Coastal Adaptation”
May 17, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, OCN (OSB) 425 and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Program on Climate Change

Epi Seminar Series: Dr. Tala Al-Rousan
May 17, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Department of Epidemiology

Resistance Through Resilience Conference
May 18 & 19, 2022, 10:30 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity

Seminar – Portraits for Change: Homelessness and Refusal Politics
May 18, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Allen Library Auditorium (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science

Quantifying Racial Bias in Policing with Imperfect Data
May 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Savery 409 and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences

Brewing Sustainability in the Coffee and Tea Industries Panel
May 18, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center room 101 (register)
UW Partners: Nutritional Sciences Program, Population Health Initiative, Arthur W. Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, School of Public Health

Language of Online Survey Completion and Differences in HIV Treatment and Prevention among Sexual Minority Men
May 19, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partners: Department of Global Health, Center for AIDS Research

“The Climate Crisis and the Future of CBE,” a Chairs’ Panel moderated by Kate Simonen – HHF
May 19, 2022, 5:00 p.m. Pacific, ARCH 147 (register)
UW Partner: College of Built Environments

2022 Annual PhD Symposium – Pathways toward the future: Assessing the digital dimensions of urban dynamics
May 20, 2022, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: College of Built Environments

Formulating Statistical Models, using Estimation of Global Covid-19 Excess Mortality as an Example
May 20, 2022, 10:35 a.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Department of Health Metrics Sciences

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

The Impact of COVID-19 on Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Well-Being
May 20, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Foster Insights: Creating Better Workplaces and Better Lives
May 20, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Pacific, Town Hall Seattle (register)
UW Partner: Foster School of Business

Panel Discussion: Prioritizing the mental health of children and caregivers in humanitarian emergencies
May 23, 2022, 5:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center room 155 (register)
UW Partners: Global WACh, Global Mental Health

Sustainable Farming with Dr. Eli Wheat
May 24, 2022, 1:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: The Whole U

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: “Species movements in a changing climate”
May 24, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, OCN (OSB) 425 and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Program on Climate Change

The Criminal Legal System as a Structural Determinant of Health Inequities
May 24, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Department of Epidemiology

Virtual Seminar – The Tuva Project: Making Healthcare Knowledge Available as Open Source Code
May 25, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partners: Health Systems and Population Health, Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science (CHIPS)

Artist’s Lecture: RYAN! Elizabeth Feddersen
May 25, 2022, 5:30 p.m. Pacific, Art Building (ART) (more information)
UW Partners: Center for American Indian & Indigenous Studies, The School of Art

Acknowledging and Rewarding Interdisciplinary Research within Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Processes
May 26, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Institute of Translational Health Sciences

An Overview of Environmental Health Risk Assessment in the Federal Government
May 26, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Food Sovereignty with Charlotte Coté, Nuu-chah-nulth from Vancouver Island and UW professor of American Indian Studies
May 27, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: The Whole U

Stepping Out of Your Cultural Zone: Gentrification, Aging in Place, and the SHARP Study
May 27, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center Room 101 and virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Ukraine Invasion and the future of Climate Policy
May 27, 2022, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for Environmental Politics

Hot Topics in Practice: Advancing and Transforming Public Health Practice
May 31, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Epi Seminar Series: Dr. Gia Barboza
May 31, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Department of Epidemiology

Engineering Innovation in Health Spring Symposium 2022
May 31, 2022, 4:00 p.m. Pacific, Husky Union Building (HUB) South Ballroom (register)
UW Partner: Engineering Innovation in Health

June 2022

Health system use and outcomes in persons living with dementia: what can we learn from population-based data?
June 1, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific, H-371 and virtual (register)
UW Partner: Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Methodologies (PHEnOM)

Environmental & Occupational Health Webinar: “Asthma, The Microbiome, and Social Equity” – Ariangela Kozik, PhD
June 2, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

CFAR Seminar: Caroline Ryan, MD and Melissa Mugambi, MD, PhD
June 2, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

CREATE Community Day: Poor reach of Assistive Technology among students with disabilities disproportionately impacts BIPOC and immigrant communities
June 8, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Pacific, Gates Commons room 691 (register)
UW Partner: Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experiences (CREATE)

CREATE Community Day: Accessibility and Biometric Technologies
June 8, 2022, 2:30 p.m. Pacific, Gates Commons room 691 (register)
UW Partner: Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experiences (CREATE)

Introduction to Applying an Equity Lens in PM
June 9, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: UW Tacoma Professional Development Center

Building Indigenuity, Generating HIV Science: HIV/AIDS Research Training (BIG HART) Seminar Series
June 14, 2022, 5:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (more information)
UW Partner: Center for AIDS Research

Predictors of HIV Stigma and its Impact on HIV Treatment Outcomes Among Youth with HIV
June 22, 2022, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, Hans Rosling Center room 101 (more information)
UW Partners: Kenya Research and Training Center, Department of Global Health

Building Indigenuity, Generating HIV Science: HIV/AIDS Research Training (BIG HART) Seminar Series
July 12, 2022, 5:30 p.m. Pacific, Virtual (register)
UW Partner: Center for AIDS Research

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.