Charlie Branas, PhD Charles Branas is a Professor of Epidemiology and faculty co-director of the Cartographic Modeling Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Branas works to improve health and healthcare and is recognized for his efforts to reduce violence and enhance emergency care. Much of his work incorporates human geography and spatial interactions. His studies have taken him to various places including the neighborhoods of Philadelphia, rural counties across the US and cities and small towns in Guatemala and other countries.
Amy Hillier, MSW PhD Dr. Hillier is an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning in the School of Design at the Uage redlining, fooniversity of Pennsylvania and a faculty co-director of the Cartographic Modeling Lab. She teaches classes in GIS and research methods and has served as the faculty director for Penn's Master of Urban Spatial Analytics program. Her research focuses on geographic disparities in housing and health, including historical mortgd access, and childhood obesity.
Doug Weibe, PhD Dr. Wiebe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include environmental risk factors for injury, youth violence and intimate partner violence, alcohol use and alcohol availability, and the impact of daily routines on health-related behavior. A number of his studies examine how keeping a firearm at home relates to homicide, suicide, and unintentional shootings of household members. He also leads an NIH-funded study on how the nature and location of adolescents' daily activities relate to the liklihood they will be assaulted.
This institute is co-sponsored by:
Penn Cartographic Modeling Lab
PTSD Symposium - “Facilitating Recovery: Evidence-Based Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder” Speakers: Elizabeth A. Hembree, PhD, Edna Foa, PhD, Steven Berkowitz, MD, Elyssa Kushner, PhD, Sandy Capaldi, PsyD, David Yusko, PsyD, Aaron P. Brinen, PsyD, Tracey Lichner, PhD Location: 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Smilow Center for Translational Research For additional information or to register, please visit: http://www.pbhmind.com/ptsd-symposium-13
EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo
May 31, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Washington, DC
Admission is free, but pre-registration and business dress is required: www.eop.com/stemexpo
EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo is for members of minority groups, women, and people with disabilities (including wounded warriors) in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) career disciplines. Join us at our Washington, DC, STEM Career Expo to meet Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent (including National Credit Union, Next Era Energy, Raytheon, Silver Sponsor, Microstrategy, U.S. Navy PEOIS, US Navy Strategic Systems, Norfolk Southern, National Security Agency, and many more. You must pre-register online in order to attend the event: http://www.eop.com/stemexpo. Admission is free. You must be at least 18 years of age and dressed in business attire. Bring numerous resumes to give potential employers.
If you are interested in being considered by employers but cannot attend the event, please still pre-register, choosing the indication that you will not be able to attend, so that your resume may be included on a CD-ROM distributed to the attending organizations.
The expo will take place at the Ronald Reagan International Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Hosted by Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc. Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and Women In Technology International (WITI).
Dr. Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and Physiology, University of Surrey "Insufficient Sleep in Young Adults: Effects on Cognition and the Blood Transcriptome"
Rinho Kim - Kaestner Lab
"The Role of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine and TET proteins in the Differentiation of the Intestinal Epithelium"
Parisha Shah - Berger Lab
"Lamin B1 Depletion in Senescent Cells Triggers Large-Scale Changes in Gene Expression and in the Chromatin Landscape"