Meetings

  • Interpersonal Violence Syndemics and Co-occurring Epidemics: Preventing Violence in the Context of Opioid Misuse, Suicide, Social Disparities, and HIV: A Workshop Date: May 16, 2019 - May 17, 2019 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The Global Violence Prevention Forum aims to facilitate dialogue and exchange by bringing together experts from diverse areas of violence prevention, including: behavioral scientists, policy makers, criminal justice professionals, social service providers, economists, legal experts, journalists, philanthropists, faith-based organizations, and corporate social responsibility officers.
  • Breaking Down Silos: The Convergence of Infectious Diseases and Noncommunicable Diseases – A Workshop Date: June 11, 2019 - June 12, 2019 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    This is a 1.5-day workshop that will explore the growing understanding of how microbes interact with and affect humans in multiple ways, ranging from affecting normal physiological functions to chronic diseases. The workshop will allow participants to gain a deeper understanding of how the distinction between infectious diseases and noncommunicable diseases is blurring and how this is extending to new approaches, such as the use of vaccination to treat certain cancers.
  • Health-Focused Public-Private Partnerships in the Urban Context - A Workshop Date: June 13, 2019 - June 14, 2019 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety (PPP Forum) launched in the fall of 2013 and is reflective of the growing role of the private sector in contributing to diverse global health initiatives.
  • Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Mental Health: A Workshop Date: November 14, 2019 - November 15, 2019 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    A planning committee will plan and conduct a 1.5-day public workshop to explore how health professions education and practice organizations and programs, are currently addressing social determinants that contribute to mental health disparities across the lifespan. The workshop will also set the stage for discussions on how disparities can affect the mental health and well-being of patients, families, communities, and care providers across the learning continuum. The planning committee will develop a workshop agenda, select and invite speakers and discussants, and moderate the discussions. Following the workshop, a proceedings of the presentations and discussions at the workshop will be prepared by a designated rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines.