PRC-FrontPageJune 1, 2016

Population Health Initiative Kickoff Conference
“Frontiers of Population Health Science Research”

University of Texas at Austin, Julius Glickman Conference Center
CLA Building 1.302
8:30a – 5:00p

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7:30-8:30 Breakfast on site
8:30-9:00 Introductions
Mark Hayward, Professor of Sociology and Research Associate, Population Research Center
Randy Diehl, Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Bill Tierney, Chair, Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School
9:00-10:00 Keynote 1: Sherman James (Emory University)
“Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease, The Promise and Perils of John Henryism”
10-10:15 Break
10:15-11:30 Population Health Research at UT (Session 1)
Michele Forman, Nutritional Sciences
Julie Maslowsky, Kinesiology and Health Education
Brad Love, Advertising and Public Affairs
Debra Umberson, Sociology
11:30-12:00 UT Population Health Science Research in the News
Joe Potter, Sociology and the Population Research Center TxPEP, “Assessing the Impact of Reproductive Health Legislation”
12:00-1:00 Lunch on site
1:00-2:00 Keynote 2: Doug Jutte (University of California, Berkeley)
“Health Happens in Neighborhoods (and what we can do about it!)”
2:00-3:15 Population Health Research at UT (Session 2)
Esther Calzada, School of Social Work
Deanna Hoelscher, UTSPH
Miyong Kim, School of Nursing
David Yeager, Psychology
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 Keynote 3: Eileen Crimmins (University of Southern California)
“Lifespan and Healthspan”
4:30-5:00 Closing remarks

Support for this conference is provided by:
The University of Texas Population Research Center, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Centennial Commission Chair in the Liberal Arts.