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Urban Health Invited Speaker Series Starts in February

January 25, 2016

"New Directions in Urban Health Research and Action," an invited speaker series focusing on innovative approaches to improving urban health both in the United States and abroad, joins the Urban Health Collaborative’s ongoing event programming this February.

Scheduled events and invited speakers include:

  • Friday, February 26, 2016 at 12:00-1:00 pm in Nesbitt Room 719 Presented by Jose Pagan, PhD, Director, Center for Health Innovation, The New York Academy of Medicine
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 12:00-1:00 pm in Nesbitt Room 132Presented by Anthony Iton, MD, JD, MPH, Senior Vice President for Healthy Communities, The California Endowment
  • Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:00-1:00 pm in Nesbitt Room 719Presented by Dennis Culhane, PhD, Professor, Dana and Andrew Stone Chair in Social Policy, Penn School of Social Policy and Practice

Urban Health Collaborative Research Seminar Series

The UHC Research Seminar Series continues with the next seminar on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 2:00-3:30 pm. Jon Zelner, PhD, MSW, RWJF Health and Society Scholar at Columbia University presents “Tuberculosis as a symptom of inequality: Understanding racial disparities in TB mortality in the United States during the 20th century” in Nesbitt Hall, Room 320.

GIS Workshops and Office Hours

Steve Melly, GIS Lead for the Urban Health Collaborative, will lead a hands-on Introduction to ArcGIS Workshop on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 1:00-3:00 pm in Korman, Room 110E. This is the first in a series of workshops designed to introduce new users to the capabilities of GIS in public health.

Visit Steve Melly's weekly office hours on Wednesdays from 1:30-3:30pm in Nesbitt Hall, Room 714. Drexel faculty, staff and students are welcomed to stop by with questions about software, spatial data, and making maps.

For all events, please RSVP to