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Department of Public Health Sciences Seminar Series
Winter 2014

The February 5th and March 26 seminars will be held in Kinesiology and Health Studies

January 15, 2014
Beyond Hunger:   food insecurity and the health of young Canadians
Dr. Will Pickett

January 22, 2014
Methodological challenges when studying the impact of neighbourhood environmental factors on occurrence of injuries
Afshin Vafaei
PhD Candidate

January 29, 2014
Interesting examples of early initiatives in public health sciences
Michael Palmer
PhD Candidate, School of Public Health Sciences

February 5, 2014
Physical activity strategies for children: thinking outside the box
Dr. Ian Janssen
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

February 12, 2014
Use of electronic medical records for surveillance, research and practice improvement 
Dr. Richard Birtwhistle
Director, Centre for Studies in Primary Care, Department of Family Medicine

February 19, 2014
READING WEEK  - no seminar

February 26, 2014
Spirituality and its potential impact on the health of children
Dr. Valerie Michaelson
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Religious Studies

March 5, 2014
Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology: An overview of activities and examples of recent multidisciplinary research
Dr.Michael Brundage, Director,  and Ms. Julie Rouette, Research Associate
Cancer Care and Epidemology, Queen's Cancer Research Institute

March 12, 2014
Knowledge translation and program of research
Dr. Simon French
School of Rehabilitation Therapy and Department of Public Health Sciences

March 19, 2014
Initiatives from the Ministry of Long Term Health Care Provincial Strategy Task Forced
Robert J. Campbell
Associate Professor and Deputy Head, Department of Ophthamology

March 26, 2014
Title to be determined
Jessica Cowan-Dewar (Doctoral Student of Dr. Steve Fergus)
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

April 2, 2014
Chronic disease prevention: methodology, quality of life and biomarkers
Dr. Harriet Richardson
Department of Public Health Sciences,
Divisions of NCIC Clinical Trials Group & Cancer Care and Epidemiology