The Institute for Public Health and Medicine recently hosted its annual Population Health Forum, a celebration of the ten-year anniversary of the institute that brought together hundreds of public health researchers, trainees, and community partners.
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Sara Becker, PhD, director of IPHAM’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, and C Hendricks Brown, PhD, professor of Psychiatry and of Behavioral Sciences, are principal investigators on a new $15.8 million center grant funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Lucy Bilaver, PhD, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named director of the Health Sciences Integrated PhD program, while Richard Epstein, PhD, MPH, research professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been named associate director.
In partnership with the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and several Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine departments and centers, the Public Health Boot Camp delivers an annual week-long residential training program for HIV/AIDS community-based service providers.
A Northwestern Medicine study, the first of its kind, estimated lifetime risk for sudden cardiac death, finding that one in every nine men and one in every 30 women will be affected, most of whom with no previous symptoms.
A new book co-authored by David Cella, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Medical Social Sciences, offers health care providers a way to integrate patients’ voices into measures of health care performance.