<< Week of October 12 >>

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Core Essentials for Better Posture (BEUHS402)

Workshop | October 9 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonomics

Improve your posture through awareness and exercise. Learn about common muscular imbalances and postural patterns. Practice strengthening, stretching, and stability exercises to promote healthy postures and better balance. Wear comfortable clothing. Enroll online through the UC Learning Center.

 

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Household Composition and Child Outcomes in Peru: A Longitudinal Study: A Brown Bag Talk

Colloquium | October 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room

 Sarah Reynolds, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

 Population Science, Department of Demography

A lunch time talk and discussion session, featuring visiting and local scholars presenting their research on a wide range of topics of interest to demography.

An Analysis: Implementation of youth centers in Musanze, Rwanda: Presentation by Bixby Center Summer Award Recipient

Presentation | October 10 | 12-1 p.m. | University Hall, Room 440/Bixby Center

 Kalee Singh, DrPH Student, SPH

 Bixby Center at UC Berkeley

Kalee will present her analysis on the implementation of
the Bixby Center’s youth center, based in the district of
Musanze, Rwanda. The youth center model aims to
utilize a multi-pronged approach–addressing both
structural and social determinants–to improve the health

and wellbeing of youth in Rwanda. The model, co-
designed and managed by youth, strives to empower

adolescents through...   More >

Thursday, October 11, 2018

SPH Brown Bag Research Presentation: The Evolution of Death: A Positive Analysis (+jokes) of an Inevitable Outcome

Seminar | October 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

 Malcolm Potts, Professor of the Graduate School, School of Public Health

 Public Health, School of

Dr. Potts is an emeritus professor with a lifelong interest in offering family planning choices, including safe abortion. His current focus is on population growth and climate change in Francophone Africa. Potts is the founder chairperson of a small pharma company taking the Pill off prescription.

For UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff only.

Finding Health Statistics and Data: A Hands-on workshop at the D-Lab

Workshop | October 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 356: D-Lab Convening Room

 Michael Sholinbeck, Public Health Librarian, Marian Koshland Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library

 Marian Koshland Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library

Participants in this workshop will learn about some of the issues surrounding the collection of health statistics, and will also learn about authoritative sources of health statistics and data. We will look at tools that let you create custom tables of vital statistics (birth, death, etc.), disease statistics, health behavior statistics, and more. The focus will be on U.S. statistics, but sources...   More >

 

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Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | September 6 – November 29, 2018 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.
NOTE: On Oct. 11: 2-3pm only; on Oct. 19: 1-2:15 only

i4y Speaker Series: Anita Raj

Presentation | October 11 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 5422 Berkeley Way West

 Anita Raj

 Innovations for Youth (i4Y)

Dr. Anita Raj - International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC)

This presentation will offer findings from qualitative and quantitative research on the effects of parent-child relationship, family violence and girls’ voice and choice on early marriage of girls across national settings. Implications for local to national policies and programs will be discussed

Friday, October 12, 2018

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | September 7 – November 30, 2018 every Friday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.

Berkeley Way West Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Reception | October 12 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Forum, 1st floor

 Public Health, School of