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DMH Wednesday Seminar Series 2019-20 AY

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.

 

September 4, 2019
Center Overviews: Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse/Center for Mental Health Addiction Policy Research
Rebecca Fix, PhD
; Assistant Scientist | Elizabeth Stuart, PhD; Professor
Department of Mental Health
View Moore Center Presentation
View CMHAPR Presentation

September 11, 2019
Center Overviews: Center for Adolescent Health/East Baltimore Community Trauma Response
Tamar Mendelson, PhD; Associate Professor/Philip J. Leaf, PhD; Professor
Department of Mental Health

September 25, 2019
Center Overviews: Center for Aging and Health (COAH)/Wendy Klag Center (WKC)

Michelle Carlson, PhD; Associate Professor/Heather Volk, PhD; Associate Professor
Department of Mental Health

Monday, September 30, 2019  (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Leveraging Mindfulness and Parenting for Preventing Mental Health Problems in High-Risk Families
Na Zhang, PhD; Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology
Arizona State University

October 2, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Bereavement Across the Lifespan: Mechanisms of Risk and Resilience
Christy A. Denckla, PhD; Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology | Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Bit by Bit, Putting It Together: Using Networks of Momentary Behaviors to Understand Substance Use
David M. Lydon-Staley, PhD; Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania

October 9, 2019
The faculty candidate seminar on October 8 replaces our Wednesday seminar this week.

Monday, October 14, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Preventing Racial Disparities in Juvenile Justice: From Confinement to the Community
Rebecca L, Fix, PhD
Assistant Scientist
Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Innovative Models to Improve the Health of Populations with Serious Mental Illness and Criminal Justice Involvement
Sachini N. Bandara, PhD

Assistant Scientist
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

October 23, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Depression in Black communities: Understanding Gender, Race, & Mental Health in the United States and South Africa
Leslie B. Adams, PhD
David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Center for population and Development Studies
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Monday, October 28, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Reducing the Public Health Burden Associated with Psychosis Through the Promotion of Emerging Adult Engagement in Early Intervention Services
Elizabeth C. Thomas, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Temple University, College of Public Health

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
An Iterative Research Program to Improve Health in People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Eric Rubenstein, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin

October 30, 2019  Seminar co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (JHAD-RCMAR)
Can Movement Patterns within Daily activity Indicate Brain Health among Older Adults?
Amal Wanigatunga, PhD
Assistant Scientist
Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Monday, November 4, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
A Social-Ecological Approach to Intimate Partner Violence and Women's Health in the U.S.: Moving Towards Collaborative Prevention and Response Efforts
Tiara C. Willie, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University
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November 6, 2019 Seminar co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (JHAD-RCMAR)
Variability in Dementia Diagnosis Prevalence and Medicare Costs Across U.S. States: An Analysis of Medicare Administrative Claims Records During Calendar Year 2012-2014
Emmanuel F. Drabo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Monday, November 11, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Promoting Positive Youth Development in Context
Krista R. Mehari, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of South Alabama
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November 13, 2019
Older Adult Drivers and thge LongROAD Study
Vanya C. Jones, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Health, Behavior and Society
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Thursday, November 14, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar)
Stress and Health in Sexual and Gender Minority Women's Relationships
Cindy B. Veldhuis, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Nursing & Program for the Study of LGBT Health
Columbia University
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Thursday, November 21, 2019 (DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar) 
Psychosocial Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease: Characterizing Risk
Diana A. Chirinos Medina, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Division of Epidemiology
Department of Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
PLEASE NOTE ROOM LOCATION IS HH901
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December 4, 2019 Seminar co-sponsored by Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
A Little Money Can Go a Long Way: Using Pilot Grants to Advance Community-Engaged Adolescent Health Research
Beth Marshall, DrPH, MPH | Terrinieka Powell, PhD, MA | Rebkha Atnafou, MPH
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health
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December 11, 2019
Predicting Self-harm, Suicide Attempt, and Suicidal Death Using Longitudinal EHR, Claims and Mortality Data
Jyotishman Pathak, PhD

Frances & John L. Loeb Professor of Medical Informatics
Chief of the 
Division of Health Informatics, and Vice Chair of the Department of Healthcare Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medicine
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January 22, 2020
Predicting Suicide Attempts in Youth with Child Protective Services Contact
Geoff Kahn, MPH

PhD Candidate, Department of Mental Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health
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January 29, 2020
The Epidemic of Tobacco Smoking in Persons with Serious Mental Illness: Adverse Effects and Needed Solutions
Faith B. Dickerson, PhD, MPH

Director of Psychology
Sheppard Pratt Health System
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February 5, 2020
Tobacco Smoking Cessation Clinical Trials in Community Mental Health Settings
Gail Daumit, MD, MHS
Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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February 12, 2020
Tobacco Smoking Cessation Treatment for Persons with Serious Mental Illness: Clinician Attitudes and National Treatment Data
Elizabeth Stone, MSPH, Doctoral Candidate

Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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February 26, 2020
 

March 4, 2020
 

March 25, 2020
 

April 1, 2020
Title TBD
Lindsey Webb

PhD Candidate
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

April 8, 2020 Seminar co-sponsored by Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
 

April 22, 2020
 

April 29, 2020
 

May 6, 2020