2015 Events

Date Event Download
12/15/15
10:00am to 2:00pm
Optimization of Behavioral and Biobehavioral Interventions
Linda Collins, Methodology Center Director and Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies.
401 Health and Human Development Building, Penn State
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12/08/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series
Speaker is Lan Kong, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine
116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
iCal
12/08/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Race and Crime in America: Progress or Stagnation During the Crime Drop?
Dr. Eric Baumer, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Penn State
302 Pond Lab, Penn State
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12/08/15
4:00am to 5:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series, Part 2
Mosuk Chow, PhD, Senior Scientist and Professor of Statistics, Eberly College of Science
116 Henderson Building, Penn State (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
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12/07/15
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Mood, Pain, and Inflammation: New Evidence for Connections and Prospects for Intervention
Jennifer Graham-Engeland, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State
022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
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12/07/15
12:15pm to 1:15pm
BDSS IGERT Speaker Series
Dr. Molly Jackman, Public Policy Research Manager at Facebook
B001 Sparks (Data basement)
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12/01/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Interviewing Veterans Suffering from Combat Trauma: Findings, Ethical Dilemmas, and Research as Social Interaction
Justin Snyder, Ph.D. - Quality Management Coordinator, The Office for Research Protections
102 Kern Graduate Building
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11/19/15
11:15am to 12:15pm
Communication Research as Human Dimensions Research: Translating Science for Maximum Social Good
Lee Ahern - Associate Professor, Advertising/Public Relations
101 Chambers Bldg.
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11/18/15
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Telling the Stories of What Works in Education
Presented by Steve Arnold, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Vice Chairman, George Lucas Educational Foundation and Co-Founder/Partner Emeritus, Polaris Partners, Seattle, WA
110 Henderson Building, The Living Center, Penn State
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11/17/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Seminar: Power and Sample Size
Allen Kunselman, MA, Senior Instructor, College of Medicine
116 Henderson Building, Penn State (videoconference location)
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11/17/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Funding for Early-Stage Ventures from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Presented by Dr. Ming Zhao, developer and manager of SBIR/STTR programs and contracts focused on cancer therapeutics, molecular diagnostics and medical imaging.
University City Science Center, Philadelphia
iCal
11/16/15
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Motor and clinical impairments in young adults with ADHD
Kristina Neely, Ph.D., Assistant professor, Department of Kinesiology, Penn State
022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
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11/16/15
11:45am to 12:45pm
Interviewer Administered Surveys
236 Pond Lab
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11/13/15
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Afro-Nicaraguan youth in context: Rhetorical space, physical place, and the reality for Afro-descendent Nicaraguan youth
Nicole Webster, Associate Professor of Youth and International Development, Domestic Engaged Scholarship Faculty Lead
215 Armsby Building, Penn State
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11/13/15
8:45am to 11:45am
Developmental Idealism: Its Global Dissemination and Social and Demographic Effects
Dr. Arland Thornton
Nittany Lion Inn, Penn State
iCal
11/12/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
The perils of technologically-accessible data. A discussion of access and participant consent
Rayne Sperling - Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
102 Kern Graduate Building
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11/11/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Potential Product Standards for Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes
Eric Donny, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
: 022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
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11/11/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Conducting research with maltreated and at-risk children; a uniquely vulnerable population
Jennie Noll - Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
102 Kern Graduate Building, Penn State
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11/10/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series
Speaker is Vern Chinchilli, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences & Statistics, College of Medicine
116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
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11/06/15
12:15pm to 1:15pm
BDSS IGERT Speaker Series
Dr. Lillian Lee, Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
B001 Sparks (Data basement)
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11/05/15
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Waterbury Lecture - Competencies vs. Credit Hours in Digital Badges: New Solutions from the Learning Sciences
Dr. Daniel T. Hickey, Learning Sciences Program, Indiana University
Learn Lab, Krause Innovation Studio, Chambers Building, Penn State
iCal
11/02/15
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Role of dietary methionine restriction in delaying the aging process and inhibiting cancer
John Richie, Ph.D., Professor, College of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Penn State
Ruth Pike Auditorium, BBH Building, Penn State
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10/29/15
2:00pm to 3:30pm
NSF Proposal & Award Policy Update Webinar
Webinar
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10/29/15
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Science Communication and the Internet
Brad Woods, Research Ethics Educator, Office for Research Protections
244 Ag Engineering
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10/29/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Top 10 Myths about IRB and Human Subjects Research
Tracie Kahler - Senior IRB Program Leader, Office for Research Protections
102 Kern Graduate Building
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10/29/15
8:00am to 4:30pm
21st Annual Cancer Symposium: Cancer Survivorship
Edward P. Junker III Auditorium, Hershey College of Medicine
iCal
10/28/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science
Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education, New York University
127 Moor Building, Penn State
iCal
10/27/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series
Duanping Liao, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine
116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
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10/26/15
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Assessing equitable care among Indigenous and Afro-descendant women in Latin America
Arachu Castro, Ph.D., Senior Associate Research Fellow, Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America, Tulane University, New Orleans
22 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
iCal
10/26/15
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Boosted trees for exploration and prediction in the social sciences
Chris Boylan, PhD Student, Political Science
Sparks (Data basement)
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10/26/15
8:15am to 10/27/154:00pm
23rd Annual National Symposium on Family Issues – Boys and Men in African American Families
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10/20/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Heterogeneity at Birth, Obesity in Childhood and Hypertension in Adults: A Population Level Approach to Fetal Programing
Dr. Timothy Gage, Professor, Department of Anthropology University at Albany State University of New York
302 Pond Lab, Penn State
iCal
10/19/15
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Latent Trait Analysis with Time-Series-Cross-Section Data
Mike Kenwick, PhD Student, Political Science
B001 Sparks (Data basement)
iCal
10/16/15
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The Health Returns to Education Policies: From Preschool to High School and Beyond
Rucker C. Johnson, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
iCal
10/15/15
6:00pm to 7:00pm
2015 de Lissovoy Lecture
Julia Sprinkle, director of Centre County Children and Youth Services
Bennett Pierce Living Center, 110 Henderson Building, Penn State
iCal
10/14/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Supporting Evidence-based Prevention Policy & Practice: Integrative Analysis for Valuing Healthy Development
Max Crowley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State
Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
iCal
10/13/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Exploring the Conceptualization, Measurement, and Reporting of SES in Social/Behavioral Research Webinar
Webinar
iCal
10/13/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series
116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
iCal
10/13/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Brown Bag Seminar - Motivating the Family Migration and Early Life Outcomes Project
Dr. Jennifer Glick, Professor, Director: Center for Population Dynamics, Arizona State University
302 Pond Lab
iCal
10/08/15
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Everyone Needs an Elevator Pitch: Strategies to Engage Non-Technical Audiences on Technical Research Topics
Andy Gustafson, Smeal College of Business
244 Ag Engineering
iCal
10/07/15
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Child Sexual Abuse: A Preventable Public Health Problem
Presented by Elizabeth Letourneau, Ph.D., director of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, Bloomsburg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
22 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
iCal
10/05/15
3:30pm to 4:30pm
BBH Colloquium - 2015 Fall Semester
Neil Grunberg, Ph.D., Professor of Medical & Clinical Psychology, School of Medicine, Professor of Neuroscience, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda MD.
Ruth Pike Auditorium, BBH Building, Penn State
iCal
10/02/15
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Increasing Your Confidence in Delivering a Research Presentation
Michael Alley - Associate Professor, Engineering and Communication
202 Hammond Bldg., Penn State
iCal
10/01/15
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Rethinking Slide Design in Scientific Presentation: the Assertion-Evidence Approach
Michael Alley, Associate Professor, Engineering Communication
244 Ag Engineering
iCal
09/30/15 to 10/01/15 4th Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being
Nittany Lion Inn -- University Park, PA
iCal
09/29/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
School performance and mortality: The role of work and family trajectories across the lifespan
Jim Raymo, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
302 Pond Lab, Penn State
iCal
09/28/15
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Avoiding Pitfalls in Web Surveys
302 Pond Lab, Penn State
iCal
09/28/15
8:00am to 09/29/155:00pm
Building Bridges to Improve Population Health
Washington, DC
iCal
09/24/15
4:00pm to 5:00pm
CTSI’s Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series
Duanping Liao, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine.
116 Henderson, Penn State (video conference location)
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06/24/15 to 06/27/15 Save the Date: 4th Biennial Society for Ambulatory Assessment Conference
University Park, PA
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