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Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Past Seminars 2014-2015

September 3 - Center Presentations

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Women's and Children's Health Policy Center (WCHPC) – Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPP, Director
Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI) – Christy Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH, Director
Center for Adolescent Health (CAH) – Beth Marshall, DrPh, MPH, Associate Director
Center on the Early Life Origins of Disease – Xiaobin Wang, MD, ScD, MPH, Director 

September 10 - Center Presentations

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Gates Institute – Oying Rimon
Advance Family Planning – Beth Fredrick
PMA2020 – Scott Radloff
Urban Health Institute – Bob Blum
Home Visitation – Anne Duggan

September 17 - Reproductive Health 1 

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Measurement of Access to Family Planning in Demographic and Health Surveys: Lessons and Challenges
Yoonjoung Choi, MPH, DrPH
Madeleine Short Fabic, MHS
Office of Population and Reproductive Health
US Agency for International Development

September 24 - Maternal, Fetal, Perinatal 1

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Hormones and Healthy Aging
Anne R. Cappola, MD, ScM
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

October 1 - Adolescent Health 1

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Sex, Drugs and Religious Freedom: A Discussio of the Supreme Court's Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores
Joanne Rosen, JD, MA
Associate Director, Clinic of Public Health Law & Policy
Associate Lecturer, Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University

October 8 - Women’s Health 1 **Room W3008**

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Women’s Health: The Need For a Life Course Approach

Patricia M. Davidson, PhD
Dean, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University

October 15 - Chair’s Chair Lecture 1

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The Family Planning Transition: Getting From Unmet Need to Met Need
Roy Jacobstein, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, RESPOND Project, EngenderHealth
Breaking the Cycle of Unintended Pregnancy in Postpartum and Postabortion Women
Carolyn Curtis, US Agency for International Development

October 22 - DSA 1

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Weathering Detroit
Arline T. Geronimus, ScD
Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education
Associate Director & Research Professor, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research

October 29 - Chair's Chair Lecture 2

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Do We Say What We Mean?
Stan Becker, PhD
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

November 5, 2014 – DSA 2

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The Evolving Nature of Abortion Access in the US
Chloe Hanson Herbert, MSW
Hotline Fund Director, National Abortion Federation
Lisa Brown, JD

Senior Policy Director, National Abortion Federation

November 12, 2014 – Population and Health 1

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The Demographic and Health Surveys Program: An Institutional Perspective
Tom Pullum, PhD
Director of Research, The Demographic and Health Surveys Program
ICF International

December 3, 2014 – Adolescent Health 2

Healthy Minds at Work: Improving Mental Health and Lifecourse Outcomes in Disconnected Youth
Amanda Latimore, PhD
Assistant Scientist, Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

December 10, 2014 – Reproductive Health 3

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The Effects of Distance and Quality on Health Care Utilization in Rural Mozambique

Julia Driessen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
University of Pittsburgh

January 21, 2015 –  Women’s Health 2

Reproductive Freedom: From Research to Practice
Reagan McDonald-Mosley, MD, MPH, FACOG
Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Maryland
Michele Decker, ScD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Caroline Moreau, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health

January 28, 2015 –  Adolescent Health 3

Developing Health Promotion Programs to Address Sexual Health among Adolescents
Susan R. Tortolero, PhD
Professor of Health Promotion and Behavior Sciences and Epidemiology
The University of Texas at Houston School of Public Health

February 4, 2015 –  Maternal, Fetal, Perinatal 2

Infant Mortality Disparities by Race, Place and Time: Decomposing Techniques to Inform Action
Ashley Hirai, PhD
Health Scientist, HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Office of Epidemiology & Research

February 11, 2015 – Urban Health

Education Recasts the 21st Century: New Population Projections for the World's Countries
William Butz
Senior Research Scholar, World Population Program
Director of Coordination and Outreach
Wittgenstein Centre of Demography and Global Human Capital

February 25, 2015 – Population and Health 2

How Many More Missing Women? Excess Female Mortality and Prenatal Sex Selection, 1970-2050
John Bongaarts, PhD
Vice President, Distinguished Scholar
Population Council

March 4, 2015 – Biology and Behavior 1

Early Life Stree and Child Health: A Population Health Perspective
Sara Johnson, PhD, MPH
Director, General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship
Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy
Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Johns Hopkins University

March 11, 2015 – DSA 3

Taking on Trauma to Improve Population Health
Christina Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH
Professor, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Director, The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI)

March 25, 2015 – Chair's Chair Lecture 3

A Generation Unbound
Isabel Sawhill, PhD
Co-Director, Center on Children and Families,
Budgeting for National Priorities
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
The Brookings Institution

April 1, 2015

Gina Wingood, ScD, MPH
Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education
Director of Social and Behavioral Science Core
Emory Center for AIDS Research, Emory University

April 8, 2015 – Harper Lecture 

Marie McCormick, MD, ScD
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Senior Associate Director, Infant Follow-up Program, Children’s Hospital
Senior Associate for Academic Affairs, Department of Neonatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

April 15, 2015 – Population and Health

Jon Bongarts, PhD

April 22-May 13, 2015 – Masters Students Presentations