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Past Presentations

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Spring 2017   Summer 2017  Fall 2017

Maternal and Child Health Surveillance in Texas: Recent Trends

The Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic: How It Happened and Solutions

Human Trafficking and the Healthcare Community 101

Food Access and Insecurity

Type 2 Diabetes Research

Zika Testing and Clinical Management in Maternal and Infant Populations  
Spring 2016   Summer 2016  Fall 2016

Postpartum Depression Screening and Management

Chagas Disease in Texas

Case Studies Examining the Impact of Community Health Workers/Promotores

Emerging Vaccine Issues

Zero Suicide: Not Another Life to Lose in Texas

Zika Virus 

E-Cigarette Epidemic among Youth and Young Adults: Surveillance, Risk Factors, and Consequences  

Intimate Partner Violence

Youth Violence in Texas

 

Down Syndrome Today: New Information and New Obligations for Clinicians

Obesity and Distress: The "Second Brain" Connection

Obesity: A Public Health Approach

Recent Findings from Epidemiologic Research on Birth Defects in Texas and Beyond

Caring for Our Most Vulnerable: Levels of Neonatal Care

Zika: Looking Ahead

Spring 2015  Fall 2015 Spring 2014

The Texas Ebola Experience

Ethical Issues in New Medical Technologies and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Monitoring of Psychotropic Medications: Initiatives in Texas Foster Care, State Supported Living Centers, and Nursing Facilities

Health Information Technology for Hypertension and Diabetes

The Importance of Breast Milk Use in the NICU

Data Matching to Realign Resources: Strategic Planning to Reduce Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Cancer Survivorship Management

Assessing Emerging Depression Treatments

Case Studies in Communications: An Insider’s Guide for Tackling Topics, From Routine to Difficult

Eastern Perspectives on Death and Dying and Concept of “Self”

 

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and the Importance of Infection Prevention

Telepsychiatry: Breaking Barriers

Friends, Followers and Retweets: The Impact of Social Media on Patients and Providers

Pain Management: Evidence Based Strategies

Allergies and Asthma: Epidemiology, Causes and Treatments

Child Abuse and Neglect: The Science, Myths, and Reality

Healthy Texas Babies: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review

Fall 2014 Fall 2013

Texting Bans and Roadway Safety

Child Sexual Abuse: Are We Looking the Wrong Way?

Mystery Shopping in Healthcare Yields "Aha Moments"

Using Modern Genetic Tools to Understand Clinical Unknowns

The Community Guide: An Evidence-Based Public Health Resource

Preventing the First Cesarean Delivery: Practical Application of the Evidence

Ethical Issues in Giving Bad News

Lessons Learned from a Lifetime of Quality Improvement

Person Centered Recovery Planning

Healthy Texas Babies: Antenatal Glucocorticoid Therapy, Past, Present, and Future

Best Practices in Local Public Health: The West Explosion

Health Data and Transforming our Approaches to Improving Population Health

     Please click on a date below to open a .pdf listing of course descriptions:
     
Spring 2013 Fall 2012  Spring 2012 

Healthy Texas Babies: SIDS, SUID and Safe Sleep 

Health Needs a Hero: A Story of Transformation 

Advancing Equity in Working to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: How Far Have We Come and Where Do We Need to Go?  

Promoting Health Literacy through Easy-to-Read Materials 

Best Practices in Community Public Health: Preparing for the 2013 Mosquito Season and West Nile Virus  

Youth Violence: Implications for Inpatient Services 

West Nile Virus: An Update for Clinicians

Motivational Interviewing

Deep in the Heart of Texas: Integration of Public Health Research and Congenital Heart Disease

Trauma Informed Care

Healthy Texas Babies: Prevention of Subsequent Preterm Delivery in High Risk OB Patients - 17P

What Is Causing the Increasing Rate of Mood Disorder in Youth

Redesigning Public Health Systems in Texas

Poisonings in Texas

Lessons Learned from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Impaired Health Professiona

Health Informatics: Case Studies from the Digital World

A Perfect Storm: How Resistant Gonorrhea Will Exploit Our Patient Care Practices and the STD System

Violence in Texas School

Reducing Non-Medically Necessary Deliveries before 39 Week

Sexual Predators: Implications for State Hospital Service

Patient Safety: Reducing Danger in Healthcare
 

Fall 2011  Spring 2011  Fall 2010

Performance Improvement: The Story of St. John's County, Florida

Healthy Texas Babies Initiative: An Evidence-Based Approach to Reduce Infant Mortality in Texas

Illegal Pain Clinics: Implications for Public Health

The Science and Study of Suicide Prevention

Managing Life’s Transitions: Evidence-based Practices for Healthy Aging

Utilizing Computational Tools for the Design and Analysis of Bio-Emergency Response Plans

How Do You Evaluate the Evidence in Evidence-based Practices?

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Prevention, Diagnosis and the Clinical Encounter

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Neurobiology, Current Concepts and Its Impact on Public Health

Using Network Models and Super Computers to Improve Surveillance and Intervention

The Interaction between Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Substance Abuse, and Other Mental Health Disorders

Cardiovascular Disease: An Equal Opportunity Killer

Developmental Influences in Early Childhood Mental Health

Ethical Dilemmas in Practice

Preterm Birth in Kentucky: A Public Health Challenge

The Forensic Patient

Does Prevention Pay Off? Assessing Benefits and Costs

The Intersection between Quality Improvement and Epidemiology

Spring 2010 Spring 2009  Fall 2008 

Integrated Behavioral Health and Physical Health: The E-Merge Model

Pandemic Flu Preparedness: Lessons Learned

The Breaking Point: Dealing with Traumatic Events

Quarantine: Historical and Futuristic Perspectives

Health Information Exchange

Neurobiology of Addiction: The Implications for Research and Treatment

Public Health Ethics and Conflict Resolution 

Dazed and Confused: Is It Dementia, Depression, or Life-threatening Delirium?

Post Military Service: Physical and Mental Health Implications

Human Trafficking: Public Health Impact

Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Occupational Genetic Screening

A Tool from the Performance Improvement Tool Kit: Using Root Cause Analysis to Guide Systemic Improvement in Services

Occupational Medicine: The Gap in Public Health

Caring for Sheltered Populations: A Public Health Perspective

Maternal Filicide: The Challenge of Providing Forensic Mental Health Services When the Unthinkable Happens 

HIV and Mental Health Issues

Virtue Ethics in Health Care and Public Health: Who Should Be a Doctor Today?

Maternal and Child Health on the Border: Findings from the Brownsville-Matamoros Sister City Project

Emerging Issues in Immunizations

The Value Added by Child Fatality Review

Where It All Starts: Breastfeeding Promotion in the Hospital Environment

Gathering Data to Inform Action: The Implementation and Findings from Basic Screening Survey

Integrated Care: A Body and Mind Approach to Health

It Takes Two: Involving Males in Family Planning Services

Data Linkage: A Model Process for Improving, Integrating, and Maximizing Public Health Data Collection and Use

 

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