For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Past Events

  • Urban Health Summer Institute - Big Data Uses in Public Health

    June 22, 2020 through June 26, 2020

    9:00 AM-12:30 PM

    Online

    • Everyone

    As data is collected from more and more sources and across life areas, the applications for using big data for public health purposes are growing. This class will focus on the use of large data sets, specifically claims data and other national survey sources, and provide an overview of structuring data, selecting optimal analytic approaches, and display results in compelling data visualization formats.

    Read More
  • Urban Health Summer Institute - Introduction to GIS

    June 22, 2020 through June 26, 2020

    9:00 AM-12:30 PM

    Online

    • Everyone

    The course is an introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This course contains lectures and hand-on exercises in ArcGIS. The lectures introduce the basic concepts of GIS, data sources, data structure, data management, map projections and coordinate system, making maps, and spatial analysis. Students will also learn how to use the fundamental knowledge of GIS to solve real world problems. Through the hand-on exercises, students will get familiar with the interfaces and analysis tools in the ESRI software package ArcGIS. Students will also practice applying GIS as a tool and a methodological approach to spatially analyze environment and public health data.

    Read More
  • Urban Health Summer Institute - Introduction to Multilevel Analysis for Urban Health Research

    June 22, 2020 through June 26, 2020

    9:00 AM-12:30 PM

    Online

    • Everyone

    Multilevel studies and multilevel analysis have been increasingly used in the public health field. This course will discuss the rationale for multilevel studies and multilevel analysis in public health as well as differences with other study designs and other analytical approaches. Although the course will not be heavily mathematical, the basics of fitting multilevel models for different types of outcomes as well as the interpretation of estimates obtained from multilevel models will be reviewed and practiced. Emphasis will be on conceptual understanding, application and interpretation of multilevel analysis in the context of urban health research. The course will also review and critique empirical applications in urban health research and discuss conceptual and methodological challenges in using multilevel analysis.

    Read More
  • Invited Speaker Series: Daniel Aldana Cohen, PhD

    Friday, April 24, 2020

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Virtual: Zoom

    • Everyone
    Daniel Aldana Cohen, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he directs the Socio-Spatial Climate Collaborative, or (SC)2. He is also a Senior Fellow at Data for Progress. He works on the politics of climate change, investigating the intersections of climate change, housing, political economy, social movements, and inequalities of race and social class in the United States and Brazil.
    Read More
  • Dornsife Coronavirus Webinar Series: COVID-19 and Cities

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Online via Zoom

    • Everyone
    In this time of crisis and uncertainty getting the facts is critical.
    Read More
  • Introduction to Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs) for Causal Inference Training

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    3600 Market Street, Room 709

    • Everyone
    The Dornsife School of Public Health's Urban Health Collaborative and Research Office present this training that provides an introduction to DAG.
    Read More
  • Invited Speaker Series: Raynard Washington, PhD, MPH

    Friday, January 10, 2020

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Nesbitt Hall, Room 132

    • Everyone

    Raynard Washington, PhD, MPH, is the Chief Epidemiologist at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. In this role, Washington is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data that provides actionable information on the health status of Philadelphia residents. He coordinates and provides guidance across the department and works internally and externally to enhance existing and establish new health surveillance systems. He also leads strategic initiatives, such as the Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan.  Washington earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Pittsburgh.

    Read More
  • Invited Speaker Series: David M. Rubin, MD, MSCU

    Friday, October 18, 2019

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Nesbitt Hall, Room 132

    • Everyone

    David M. Rubin, MD, MSCU, is the director of PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Rubin, is responsible for a center of emphasis that includes 33 faculty members and more than 60 staff conducting research in the areas of population health, implementation science, and community-partnered research. He is also a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and a former associate program director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Rubin is an emerging leader in developing health system and public program innovation to meet the needs of high-risk populations of children. At the Children’s Hospital, which serves 500,000 children and adolescents annually, he serves as the Director of Population Health Innovations, where he is working across the health system to build capabilities for population health management and aligning delivery system reforms to improve the value and quality of care patients receive.

    Read More
  • Reimagining Health in Cities: Challenges and New Directions

    Thursday and Friday, September 5 & 6, 2019

    8:00 AM-5:30 PM

    Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health Nesbitt Hall 3215 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone
    Today’s cities face many challenges, including climate change, rising inequality, and health disparities. Yet urban environments offer optimum opportunities for the development of innovative programs and policies that can improve population health. The Drexel Urban Health Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to spark conversations and new ideas about how to turn evidence into action, share creative methods and solutions, and stimulate debate among participants from diverse perspectives and fields.
    Read More
  • Urban Health Summer Institute - Introduction to Health Impact Assessment for Urban Health

    Sunday, June 30, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:30 PM

    Nesbitt Hall 3215 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Please note this course takes place over three days (Friday 1:30-5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-4:30pm). Health Impact Assessment has been proposed by the World Health Organization as a key tool for health in all policies and has been widely used in the urban context. The course will describe the methods and utility of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in urban areas. The steps for completing HIA will be learned through practical exercises.

    Read More
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 9 Next