Conversations Around Cultures of Health

Convo Cultures

The 2014/15 CPHI seminar series, is entitled Conversations around Cultures of Health. The series builds upon the vision of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) around the Culture of Health and coincides with the University of Pennsylvania's annual theme for 2014/15 - The Year of Health.

A Vision to Build a Culture of Health

Friday, September 19, 2014; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | FLYER
Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street

Speaker:
Riza Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA
President & CEO
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

From Disease to Health: Population Based Experience of a Major Community Health System

Friday, September 26, 2014; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Colonial Penn Center Auditorium, 3641 Locust Walk

Speaker:
Sandra Brooks, MD, MBA
Professor & Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology 
Unviersity of Maryland

Substance Abuse, Violence, & HIV: Changing Environments to Reduce Risk

Thursday, October 16, 2014; 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | FLYER
Class of '49 Auditorium, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street

Speakers:
Philippe Bourgois, PhD
Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of Pennsylvania

Brian Work, MD, MPH
Professo, Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

The Life You Can Save: Effective Giving to Improve the Health & Welfare of the Globe

Wednesday, October 22, 2014; 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum

Speaker:
Peter Singer, BPhil, MA
Professor, Department of Bioethics 
Princeton University

From the Streets to the ER: The Opioid Analgesic Epidemic

Friday, November 7, 2014; 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | FLYER
Class of '55 Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall, Ground Floor, 249 S. 36th Street

Speakers:
Jeanmarie Perrone, MD
Director of the Division of Medical Toxicology and Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

David R. Gastfriend, MD
CEO 
Treatment Research Institute (TRI)

The Intersection Between Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, & Race/Ethnicity on Health

Friday, November 14, 2014; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | FLYER
John Morgan Reunion Auditorium, 3620 Hamilton Walk

Speaker:
Alicia K. Matthews, PhD
Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor 
University of Illinois at Chicago

Fact, Fiction, & Local Action: Resetting the Norm for Tobacco Use in Behavioral Health Settings

Thursday, November 20, 2014; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | FLYER
Huntsman Hall, Room G50, 3730 Walnut Street

Speakers:
Robert Schnoll, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry 
University of Pennsylvania

Ryan Coffman, MPH, CHES, CTTS-M
Tobacco Policy and Control Program Manager
Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Immigrant Health, Workforce Diversity, & Cross-Cultural Communication

Friday, December 5, 2014; 9:00 am - 10:30 am | FLYER
Huntsman Hall, Room 260, 3730 Walnut Street

Speakers:
Jose Ramon Fernandez-Pena, MD, MPA
Associate Professor of Health Education, San Francisco State University 
Founder and Director, Welcome Back Initiative 

Katherine Yun, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics 
Unviersity of Pennsylvania

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Equity Symposium

Thursday, January 15, 2015; 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm | FLYER
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium

Speaker:
David Satcher, MD
16th Surgeon General of the United States, Former Assistance Secretary of Health & Human Services, & Former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From War to Home: Art, Creativity, and Advocacy as Pathways to Recovery from Trauma

Wednesday, February 4, 2015; 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm| FLYER
Class of '55 Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th Street

Speakers:
Gala True, PhD
Research Assistant Professor 
University of Pennsylvania

Lovella Calica
Founder and Director 
Warrior Writers

Evidence to Action: Challenges to Implementing Evidence Based Practices in Community Settings

Friday, March 20, 2015; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | FLYER
John Morgan Reunion Auditorium

Speaker:
Ronnie Rubin, PhD
Director of Evidence-based Practice and Innovation Center (EPIC) 
Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS)

Marketing Magic: Creating Fruit and Veggie Passion, and the Role of Perceptions in Consumer Choice

Thursday, March 26, 2015; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | FLYER
Class of '55 Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th Street

Speakers:
Todd Putman
Chief Commerical Officer 
Bolthouse Farms

Barbara Kahn, PhD, MBA, MPhil
Director, Jay H. Baker Retailing Center
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania