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DMH Wednesday Noon Seminar Series 2017-18

The Department of Mental Health Wednesday seminars are open to faculty, staff and students of the Johns Hopkins community.  The seminars are held in the Hampton House Lecture Hall (B14B) at 12:15 PM, unless otherwise stated.

August 30, 2017
Center Overviews: Center for Adolescent Health/Urban Health Institute
Philip J. Leaf, PhD; Professor
Department of Mental Health
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September 6, 2017
Center Overviews: Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse/Center for Mental Health Addiction Policy Research
Elizabeth Letourneau, PhD
; Professor | Elizabeth Stuart, PhD; Professor
Department of Mental Health
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September 20, 2017
Center Overviews: Center for Aging and Health (COAH)/Wendy Klag Center (WKC)

Michelle Carlson, PhD; Associate Professor/M. Daniele Fallin, PhD; Professor and Chair
Department of Mental Health
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September 27, 2017
Suicide Prevention’s Shifting Paradigm

Robert Bossarte, PhD
Director, Epidemiology Program, Post-Deployment Health, Office for Public Health, Department of Veterans Affairs; Washington, DC
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of Rochester
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October 4, 2017
Public Health Approaches to Youth Suicide Prevention
Holly C. Wilcox, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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October 18, 2017
Topic: Suicide Prevention
Alex McCourt, JD, MPH

PhD Candidate, Health and Public Policy
Department of Health Policy and Management
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October 25, 2017
Black Communalism & Mental Health in the Black Lives Matter Era
Nyasha Grayman-Simpson, PhD, MA

Associate Professor, Psychology; Goucher College
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD, MA
Assistant Professor in Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
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November 1, 2017
MusicsEnergy and the Psychosocial Wellbeing of Black Youth in Baltimore
Julian D. Owens, PhD, MPH

NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Mental Health; Bloomberg School of Public Health
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November 8, 2017
But Dad, Why was He shot?: Racial Socialization and the Psychosocial Wellbeing of Black Youth
Riana Elyse Anderson, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Children, Youth and Families
University of California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
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November 29, 2017
Mental Health and Addiction Stigma: Implications for Public Policy
Emma Beth McGinty, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Bloomberg School of Public Health

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December 6, 2017
Stigma and Mental Health: Measurement and Intervention Directions
Sarah M. Murray, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Mental Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health
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January 24, 2018
Stigma and Mental Health Among Key Populations in Sub-Saharan Africa
Fan Yang, MSc

PhD Candidate, Department of International Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Carrie Lyons
Sr. Research Program Coordinator, Department of Epidemiology
Bloomberg School of Public Health
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January 31, 2018
Behavioral Health Challenges for Refugees in Maryland
Heather Kathrens, LGSW, CCTP

Refugee Mental Health Coordinator
Office of Immigrant Health
Maryland Department of Health
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February 7, 2018
An Overview of Refugee Mental Health from a National Perspective
Timothy Kelly, MA, MSW
Program Specialist
Division of Refugee Health, Office of Refugee Resettlement
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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February 21, 2018
Mental and Behavioral Health of Latino and Asian Immigrants in the U.S.
Kimberly Roth, MHS
Doctoral Student
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

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February 28, 2018
Mode of Marijuana Consumption Among Colorado High School Students
Kayla Tormohlen, MHS
Doctoral Student
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

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March 7, 2018
Adolescent Marijuana Use in Two States with Recreational Marijuana Laws
Renee M. Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

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March 13, 2018
DMH Special Seminar
Cultural Awareness Training for Health Professionals: Scientific Limitations and Clinical Consequences
Stephane M Shepherd, PhD
Senior Lecturer; Swinburne University of Technology,  Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, Australia
Visiting Professor; Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health|

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March 14, 2018
Deborah S. Hasin, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University

March 28, 2018
The Gastrointestinal System and Gut Microbiome in Autism Spectrum Disorders 
Calliope Holingue, MPH, PhD Candidate
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

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April 4, 2018
Bagels, Biscuits, and Baguettes — Wheat and Schizophrenia
William W. Eaton, PhD
Professor
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

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April 11, 2018
Kallyope: A Platform for Charting and Harnessing the Gut-brain Axis for Novel Therapeutics
Ian Peikon, PhD
Senior Scientist
Kallyope Inc.

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