Undergraduate Research Program

Winter 2018 Speaker Schedule

Winter 2018: Research Exposed! Population Health

This winter quarter, Research Exposed is teaming up with the UW Population Health Initiative to offer a series of faculty lectures (including one by President Cauce!) focused on human health, environmental resilience, and social and economic equity. For students interested in the intersecting factors that influence the outcomes and quality of human health, Research Exposed will offer insight into and opportunities to participate in ongoing research at UW. See the UW Time Schedule (SLN 15110) to register.

Course: GEN ST 391D  SLN: 15110

All lectures are scheduled for Wednesdays from 12:30-1:20 pm in Odegaard room 220.

January 3

India Ornelas

Course Introduction
Jennifer Harris and Ian Kretzler
Undergraduate Research Program

Population Health Introduction
India Ornelas
Health Services

January 10

Global Burden of Disease: Understanding Health Disparities
Ali Mokdad
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

January 17

The University of Washington’s Population Health Vision
Ana Mari Cauce
President, University of Washington

January 24

Engineering Innovation in Health and Clean Cookstoves Lab
Jonathan Posner
Mechanical and Chemical Engineering

January 31

Community Pharmacy’s Role in Population Health
Jennifer Bacci
School of Pharmacy


February 7

The Minimum Wage Study
Jacob Vigdor
Evans School of Public Policy

February 14


Developing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change
Amy Snover
School of Marine and Environment Affairs

February 21

Cancer Health Disparities
Wendy Barrington
Nursing (Psychosocial and Community Health)

February 28

Undergraduate Researchers Panel
Undergraduate Research Program

March 7

Recording the Police
Mary Fan
School of Law