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Dynamic Assessment of Obesity-Related Stigmatization

Dr. Seacat begins by reviewing the status of the obesity epidemic in the United States with a particular emphasis on...

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Reducing Hazardous Drinking by College Students: Lessons Learned and Future Directions

Dr. Carey’s talk addresses four questions: (a) how are young adults “at risk”? (b) what is the harm? (c) what is the...

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Designing for Collaboration: Putting Evidence-Based Prevention Strategies into Practice in Diverse Communities

New research methods are needed to determine the most effective and sustainable strategies to promote health and...

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The Game of Science and the Science of a Game

Dr. Fiellin first examines the problem of HIV and HIV prevention in at-risk young teens and discusses the role...

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Integrative Model of Care

The gap between research and practice has been well documented. Research findings take years to be incorporated into...

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Mental Health & HIV Prevention

Secondary HIV prevention, or “positive prevention,” is concerned with reducing HIV transmission risk behavior and...

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The Impact of HIV Interventions: What Have We Left Out

There is a growing science of adaptation, implementation and dissemination for HIV interventions. However,...

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Exercise & Statin Myopathy

Hydroxy-methyl-glutaryl (HMG) CoA reductase inhibitors or statins are the most effective medications for reducing...

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Issues Under Fire: Syria Watch

As accusations mount against the Syrian regime over the use of chemical weapons, independent verification has yet to...

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An Update on Syndemics Research among MSM

This talk will discuss the evidence for syndemics production among men who have sex with men (MSM), present a theory...

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Comparative Effectiveness Reviews and Evidence-based Practice

In this presentation, Dr. C. Michael White will discuss the exploding costs of healthcare and how evidence based...

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Issues Under Fire: Russian Push for Peace Talks, Slows West Down

Peace talks pushed by the Russians, with Turkey's outrage and China's stern message to West's overt eagerness for...

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Serious Play: Videogames for Diet and Physical Activity Change

Most behavior change (diet and physical activity) programs have not worked or when they have worked, have had...

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Risk Networks, Groups Sex and Other Risk "Nodes," and HIV Transmission

Dr. Friedman will first describe why sexual and injection networks are critical to understanding HIV transmission. He...

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Issue Under Fire: Disrespecting Syrian Sovereignty Could Have Unanticipated Consequences

Are Western powers in violation of international law by condoning acts of war against Syria. Miscalculating...

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GIS and Health Promotion

Dr. Cromley is a Senior Research Associate at The Institute for Community Research, in Hartford, Connecticut, and an...

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Issues Under Fire: Syrian Sarin Gas & The Finger Pointers

Verifying before trusting Israeli intelligence on the use of Sarin Gas in Syria is essential considering they can...

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Issues Under Fire: Syrian Sovereignty

Do bad actors have the right to self defense and if so, what are the limits by which they can to do so?

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