Other Public Health Events
Thursday, May 5, 2016; 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Digital Health Evolution Conference 2016
Location: The Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
This year's Digital Health Evolution Conference focuses on "New Frontiers for Building Community Health Networks." Explore the challenges and opportunities experienced by technology and healthcare stakeholders who are solving America's growing chronic disease crisis. Register here.
Thursday, May 5, 2016; 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ethos of Medicine in Postmodern America
Location: Penn Book Center, 130 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA
Join Dr. Arnold Eiser in conversation with Professor Ross Koppel on The Ethos of Medicine in Postmodern America.
Monday, May 9, 2016; 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Making the Connection: Climate Changes, Allergies, and Asthma
APHA and ecoAmerica are proud to co-sponsor a four-part webinar series investigating the health impacts of climate change. The first webinar
will address how climate change conditions impact allergies and asthma.
Monday, May 9, 2016; 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Conversation on Racism
Location: Drexel University, Nesbitt Hall, Stein Auditorium, 3215 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, President of the American Public Health Association and Research Director on social determinants of health and equity at the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will discuss how to incorporate racism into the conversation around achieving health equity.
Monday, May 16, 2016; 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Zika Virus: History, Emergence of Neurologic Disease, and Threat to the Americas
Location: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA
Two experts will discuss how the virus has spread and how we can control the outbreak.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016; 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MyDiaText: Text Messaging for Youth with Diabetes
Location: University of Pennsylvania, Blockley Hall Room 235, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA
The UPenn Prevention Research Center takes a look into the development and success of MyDiaText, an interdisciplinary SMS texting project developed by students and faculty from the University of Pennsylvania and clinicians from the Diabetes Center for Children at CHOP. Register here.