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 2022-23 are:

Nature and Health: Causal Mechanisms and Integration Into Public Health Research

Thursday, May 25, 2023

12:30 p.m.1:20 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center (HRC) 155 and Virtual
Dr. Gregory N. Bratman is Assistant Professor of Nature, Health, and Recreation, and the director of the Environment and Well-Being Lab in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences at the University of Washington.

School of Public Health Undergraduate Symposium

Thursday, May 25, 2023

4 p.m.6 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center
The Undergraduate Symposium is a chance for students from across the School of Public Health's undergraduate majors and minors to demonstrate how they have applied the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom to address public health problems through research, internship, and capstone experiences.

Geological Net Zero: How We Will Stop Fossil Fuels From Causing Global Warming

Thursday, May 25, 2023

7:30 p.m.9 p.m.

Kane Hall (KNE) 110
Join the UW Department of Atmospheric Sciences for the annual Fleagle Lecture featuring Myles Allen, a professor of Geosystem Science, University of Oxford.

The Ethics of Access: Abortion Care and Reproductive Justice in Tumultuous Times

Friday, May 26, 2023

Noon1 p.m.

Bioethics Grand Rounds: Our nation’s new patchwork of reproductive rights has raised new ethics questions in both ban states and access states. How can clinicians and ethicists meet the moment, center the most marginalized, and help create a better future?

Constructing Segregation: Examining Social and Spatial Division in Road Networks

Friday, May 26, 2023

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center (HRC) 101 and Virtual
Racism, discriminatory practices, institutional bias, and systematic exclusion can take lasting physical form in the built environment.

Engineering Innovation in Health Spring Symposium

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

4 p.m.6 p.m.

Husky Union Building (HUB) Lyceum
Interdisciplinary student teams are collaborating with clinical and industry partners to define and address unmet challenges in healthcare.

Working with Vulnerable Populations for Greater Community Resilience

Tuesday, May 30, 2023Thursday, Jun. 1, 2023

5 p.m.1 p.m.

Kane Hall (KNE) Walker-Ames room 225
Hosted by the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering & Urban@UW. This workshop will focus on scholarship and strategies to reduce homelessness, expand personal mobility, and lessen risks of natural disaster, especially for underserved and vulnerable communities.

Correcting for misclassification bias in cause-specific mortality estimates

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

12:30 p.m.

Savery Hall 409
If not accounted for, this misclassification leads to biased estimates of cause-specific mortality fractions (CSMF), a critical piece in health-policy making.

Spring 2023 Research Showcase

Thursday, Jun. 1, 2023
Bill & Melinda Gates Center (Zillow Commons, 4th Floor)
CREATE and HuskyADAPT are co-hosting a showcase — and celebration — of outstanding UW research on accessible technology.

Governance is Key: Strengthening the Integrated Approach to Water Reuse

Thursday, Jun. 1, 2023

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center (HRC) 155 and Virtual
Miriam Hacker's recent research focuses include governance and social aspects of adopting water reuse and the housing-water nexus, specifically access to water and sanitation services by vulnerable communities.

CSDE Closing Reception: Celebration of Trainees’ Accomplishments

Friday, Jun. 2, 2023
Hans Rosling Center (HRC) 101 and Virtual
Each week, the CSDE Seminar Series brings top demographers and population health scientists from around the world to a classroom near you.

Maternal and Infant Outcomes in a US Cohort in the Era of Integrase Inhibitors

Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2023

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center (HRC) 797 and Virtual
Kenya Research and Training Center, Speaker: Chuck Kopp

I-TECH Research Seminar Series

Thursday, Jun. 15, 2023

8 a.m.9 a.m.

The I-TECH Research Seminar Series is a monthly seminar series hosted by the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.

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.