This Week in Global Health (Welcome students)!

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[cid:image001.jpg@01CEB461.C6303AC0] Dear All, For more info on upcoming events, headlines, and funding opportunities, go to This Week in Global Health! Up Upcoming events: * Global Health Faculty Research Seminar: “Research Projects from the Strategic Analysis, Research and Training Program (START)” Monday, October 7, 2013 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Foege Auditorium, S-060 (The Department of Global Health Welcome Reception will follow in the Vista Cafe at 5:00 p.m). * IHME Seminar and Webcast: “Bayesian Dynamic Modeling: Sharing Information Across Time and Space” Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600 IHME presents: Emily Fox, PhD, Amazon Assistant Professor of Machine Learning, Department of Statistics, University of Washington. Dr. Fox will touch on her work in the tasks of speaker diarization, analyzing human motion, detecting changes in volatility of stock indices, parsing EEG, word classification from MEG, and predicting rates of violent crimes in DC and influenza rates in the US. * Empowering Women through Art and Action Series: “Her Land” (a Burke Museum event) Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Burke Museum The Burke Museum presents: Women’s land rights activists who are participants in Landesa’s Visiting Professionals Program will provide an inside look at advocating for women’s land rights in India and Africa. These international development practitioners will discuss their current projects and experiences in a conversation moderated by Landesa staff.$5 at the door; FREE for Burke members and UW students, staff, and faculty with UW ID. This is part of the lecture series, “Empowering Women through Art and Action” at the Burke Museum September 25-October 24. * Medical Anthropology Series: “Autobiographical and Ethnographic Accounts of Constraint in Psychiatric Practice” Friday, October 11, 2013 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm. Savery, Room 264 The Medical Anthropology and Global Health Speaker Series present: Paul Brodwin, PhD, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Adjunct Professor of Bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Core Scientist at the Center for AIDS Intervention Research at the Medical College of Wisconsin on, “The Ethics of Ambivalence: Autobiographical and Ethnographic Accounts of Constraint in Psychiatric Practice.” Dr. Brodwin is the author of “Everyday Ethics: Voices from the Front Line of Community Psychiatry” (California 2013) and “Medicine and Morality in Haiti: The Contest for Healing Power” (Cambridge 1996). Next Week: * 21st John R. Hogness Symposium on Health Care: “Slim by Design: Scientific Approaches to Eating” Monday, October 14, 2013 – 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Hogness Auditorium, Health Sciences Building, Room A-420 The 21st John R. Hogness Symposium on Health Care presents: Brian Wansink, PhD, John S. Dyson Professor of Marketing, Cornell University; Director, Cornell Food and Brand Lab; Co-director, Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs; and Co-founder, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement, on “Slim by Design: Scientific Approaches to Eating.” Dr. Wansink is the pioneer of the Small Plate Movement. He presents compelling research conducted at Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab and shares his scientific approach to confronting obesity. Reception will follow in the Health Sciences Lobby. For more information call: 206.543.3620. If you only want to receive monthly global grams and quarterly news, please go here and check the appropriate box. To subscribe or unsubscribe: Have a great week! Bobbi Nodell | Communications Manager | University of Washington Department of Global Health Phone: 206.543.8309 || @uwghrc |>

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