January 21, 2016 - 12:30pmJanuary 21, 2016 - 2:00pm
There is strong interest in policy and environmental intercentions to improve child health and prevent obesity and in prioritizing natural experiments to evaluate their influences at the population-level. Although state-level policies for schools are especially imporatant natural experiments, the influence of these policies may be bolstered or hampered by environmental factors near schools. As a result of viewing this presentation on thesocial, policy and enviornlmental determinants of child health, participants will be able to:
- Understand the role of physial education policies in improving children's fitness in school settings.
- Identify environmental factors near schools that may enhance or hinder the effectivenes of school policies aimed to promote child health.
- Appreciate the imporatance of investigating joint influences of policies and environments on child health.
- Identify future research questions pertinent to social environmental and policy deteriminants of childresn's health.
August 13, 2015 - 4:00pmAugust 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
RWJ/PRC/NM CARES HD Joint Summit 2015
Colleagues from the RWJF Center for Health Policy, the Prevention Research Center (HSC), and the NM CARES Health Disparities Center (HSC) convened at a Joint Summit entitled Addressing Health Equity through Research, Policy and Systems Change, sponsored by the NM CARES Health Disparities Center, the Prevention Research Center, and the Robert Wood Johnson Center for Health Policy at UNM.
This first time event brought together researchers, educators, and practitioners from three Centers at the University of New Mexico, along with members of staff from New Mexico’s Congressional delegation, State officials, and other key leaders concerned about the human and financial costs of New Mexico’s high rates of chronic disease, obesity, child abuse, substance abuse and other health disparities. The purpose of this summit was to forge a consortium that includes the three Centers and other partners to address and advance New Mexico’s health status through prevention, policy, and practice.
April 23, 2015 - 12:50pmApril 24, 2015 - 12:50pm
Early Childhood Development & Health: The Intersections of Science, Policy, & Practice
November 13, 2014 (All day)November 15, 2014 (All day)
September 25, 2014 - 12:30amSeptember 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
Tennille L. Marley, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University (ASU) will speak on the topic of American Indians' traumatic history and tremendous change as a colonized people. Alternate ways of examining American Indians' health are necessary, she argues. Dr. Marley is also a Faculty Research Affiliate at the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center.
“Engaging in community-based participatory policy work to address obesity in tribal communities: The THRIVE study”May 29, 2014 - 1:31pmMay 29, 2014 - 1:31pm
Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, DrPH, MPH is an Assistant Professor, Health Promotion Sciences, College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
This presentation will provide an overview of the THRIVE study design and methods and report upon the start-up work we have engaged in during the first year of implementation.
April 10, 2014 - 12:00pmMay 10, 2014 - 2:00pm
Part of the Spring 2014 Lecture Series "Plural Perspectives on Health Policy"
May 6, 2014 - 8:30amMay 6, 2014 - 5:00pm
IOM roundtable on the promotion of health equity and the elimination of health disparities
Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education: Implications for Earnings, Health, and Other Socioeconomic OutcomesApril 25, 2014 - 2:30pmApril 25, 2014 - 4:00pm
Part of the Spring 2014 Lecture Series "Plural Perspectives on Health and Health Policy"
April 3, 2014 - 12:00pmApril 3, 2014 - 1:00pm
Presented by: Gabriel R. Sanchez, PhD Interim Executive Director, RWJF Center for Health Policy Associate Professor, Political Science