2015 Events

Date Event Download
12/15/15
10:00am to 02:00pm
Optimization of Behavioral and Biobehavioral InterventionsLinda Collins, Methodology Center Director and Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies.
401 Health and Human Development Building, Penn State
12/09/15
03:30pm to 04:30pm
Implementation Science in Action to Support Prevention Science: Practice, Evaluation, and PolicyWilliam Aldridge, Ph.D., Implementation Specialist and Investigator, FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
12/08/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar SeriesSpeaker is Lan Kong, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine
116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
12/08/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
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
12/08/15
04:00am to 05:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series, Part 2Mosuk Chow, PhD, Senior Scientist and Professor of Statistics, Eberly College of Science
116 Henderson Building, Penn State (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
12/07/15
03:30pm to 04:30pm
Mood, Pain, and Inflammation: New Evidence for Connections and Prospects for InterventionJennifer Graham-Engeland, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State
022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
12/07/15
12:15pm to 01:15pm
BDSS IGERT Speaker SeriesDr. Molly Jackman, Public Policy Research Manager at Facebook
B001 Sparks (Data basement)
12/02/15
03:30pm to 04:30pm
The Use of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to Develop Algorithms to Identify Providers with Unusual Prescribing Practices for Controlled SubstancesPresented by Chris Ringwalt, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
12/01/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Interviewing Veterans Suffering from Combat Trauma: Findings, Ethical Dilemmas, and Research as Social InteractionJustin Snyder, Ph.D. - Quality Management Coordinator, The Office for Research Protections
102 Kern Graduate Building
11/19/15
11:15am to 12:15pm
Communication Research as Human Dimensions Research: Translating Science for Maximum Social GoodLee Ahern - Associate Professor, Advertising/Public Relations
101 Chambers Bldg.
11/18/15
02:00pm to 03:00pm
Telling the Stories of What Works in EducationPresented 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
11/17/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
Seminar: Power and Sample Size Allen Kunselman, MA, Senior Instructor, College of Medicine
116 Henderson Building, Penn State (videoconference location)
11/17/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
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
11/16/15
03:30pm to 04:30pm
Motor and clinical impairments in young adults with ADHDKristina Neely, Ph.D., Assistant professor, Department of Kinesiology, Penn State
022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
11/16/15
11:45am to 12:45pm
Interviewer Administered Surveys236 Pond Lab
11/13/15
02:00pm to 03:00pm
Afro-Nicaraguan youth in context: Rhetorical space, physical place, and the reality for Afro-descendent Nicaraguan youthNicole Webster, Associate Professor of Youth and International Development, Domestic Engaged Scholarship Faculty Lead
215 Armsby Building, Penn State
11/13/15
08:45am to 11:45am
Developmental Idealism: Its Global Dissemination and Social and Demographic EffectsDr. Arland Thornton
Nittany Lion Inn, Penn State
11/12/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
The perils of technologically-accessible data. A discussion of access and participant consentRayne Sperling - Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
102 Kern Graduate Building
11/11/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
Potential Product Standards for Reducing Nicotine in CigarettesEric Donny, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
: 022 Biobehavioral Health Building, Ruth Pike Auditorium, Penn State
11/11/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Conducting research with maltreated and at-risk children; a uniquely vulnerable populationJennie Noll - Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
102 Kern Graduate Building, Penn State
11/10/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar SeriesSpeaker is Vern Chinchilli, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences & Statistics, College of Medicine
116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
11/06/15
12:15pm to 01:15pm
BDSS IGERT Speaker SeriesDr. Lillian Lee, Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
B001 Sparks (Data basement)
11/05/15
01:30pm to 03:00pm
Waterbury Lecture - Competencies vs. Credit Hours in Digital Badges: New Solutions from the Learning SciencesDr. Daniel T. Hickey, Learning Sciences Program, Indiana University
Learn Lab, Krause Innovation Studio, Chambers Building, Penn State
11/05/15
12:00pm to 02:00pm
The Role of Communications Research in Science Communication: Theory, Practice and Funding Opportunities 244 Ag Engineering
11/02/15
03:30pm to 04:30pm
Role of dietary methionine restriction in delaying the aging process and inhibiting cancerJohn Richie, Ph.D., Professor, College of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Penn State
Ruth Pike Auditorium, BBH Building, Penn State
10/29/15
02:00pm to 03:30pm
Science Communication and the InternetBrad Woods, Research Ethics Educator, Office for Research Protections
244 Ag Engineering
10/29/15
02:00pm to 03:30pm
NSF Proposal & Award Policy Update WebinarWebinar
10/29/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Top 10 Myths about IRB and Human Subjects Research Tracie Kahler - Senior IRB Program Leader, Office for Research Protections
102 Kern Graduate Building
10/29/15
08:00am to 04:30pm
21st Annual Cancer Symposium: Cancer SurvivorshipEdward P. Junker III Auditorium, Hershey College of Medicine
10/28/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education, New York University
127 Moor Building, Penn State
10/27/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar SeriesDuanping Liao, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine
116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
10/26/15
03:30pm to 04:30pm
Assessing equitable care among Indigenous and Afro-descendant women in Latin AmericaArachu 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
10/26/15
12:15pm to 01:15pm
Boosted trees for exploration and prediction in the social sciences Chris Boylan, PhD Student, Political Science
Sparks (Data basement)
10/26/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Benefits of Self-Administered Data Collection302 Pond
10/26/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Survey Research Center Hosting Workshop302 Pond Lab
10/26/15
08:15am to 04:00pm
23rd Annual National Symposium on Family Issues – Boys and Men in African American FamiliesNittany Lion Inn, Ballroom, University Park campus, State College, PA
10/20/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Heterogeneity at Birth, Obesity in Childhood and Hypertension in Adults: A Population Level Approach to Fetal ProgramingDr. Timothy Gage, Professor, Department of Anthropology University at Albany State University of New York
302 Pond Lab, Penn State
10/19/15
12:15pm to 01:15pm
Latent Trait Analysis with Time-Series-Cross-Section DataMike Kenwick, PhD Student, Political Science
B001 Sparks (Data basement)
10/16/15
02:00pm to 03:00pm
The Health Returns to Education Policies: From Preschool to High School and Beyond Rucker C. Johnson, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
10/15/15
06:00pm to 07:00pm
2015 de Lissovoy LectureJulia Sprinkle, director of Centre County Children and Youth Services
Bennett Pierce Living Center, 110 Henderson Building, Penn State
10/14/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
Supporting Evidence-based Prevention Policy & Practice: Integrative Analysis for Valuing Healthy DevelopmentMax 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
10/13/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series116 Henderson (videoconference location), C1742K (College of Medicine)
10/13/15
04:00pm to 05:00pm
Exploring the Conceptualization, Measurement, and Reporting of SES in Social/Behavioral Research WebinarWebinar
10/13/15
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Brown Bag Seminar - Motivating the Family Migration and Early Life Outcomes ProjectDr. Jennifer Glick, Professor, Director: Center for Population Dynamics, Arizona State University
302 Pond Lab
10/08/15
03:30pm to 05:00pm
Everyone Needs an Elevator Pitch: Strategies to Engage Non-Technical Audiences on Technical Research TopicsAndy Gustafson, Smeal College of Business
244 Ag Engineering
10/07/15
04:00pm to 05:30pm
Child Sexual Abuse: A Preventable Public Health ProblemPresented 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
10/05/15
03:30pm to 04:30pm
BBH Colloquium - 2015 Fall SemesterNeil 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
10/02/15
02:30pm to 04:30pm
Increasing Your Confidence in Delivering a Research PresentationMichael Alley - Associate Professor, Engineering and Communication
202 Hammond Bldg., Penn State
10/01/15
01:00pm to 02:00pm
Rethinking Slide Design in Scientific Presentation: the Assertion-Evidence ApproachMichael Alley, Associate Professor, Engineering Communication
244 Ag Engineering
09/30/15 to 10/01/15 4th Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-BeingNittany Lion Inn -- University Park, PA

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