Posts Categorized: Center News

Pursuing Health Equity

June 6, 2017
Center News

Center Director Steven Woolf spoke today at the Health Affairs briefing on “Pursuing Health Equity.” Dr. Woolf and his colleagues discussed several topics related to health equity, including evidence of inequities in health care, how to achieve health equity, and ways in which we can address the social determinants of health. The briefing marks the release…

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Teaching Awards to Center Faculty

May 30, 2017
Center News

At their graduation ceremony, newly minted graduates of the VCU Master’s of Public Health Program presented CSH Associate Director Derek Chapman, PhD, and CSH Affiliate Faculty Roy Sabo, PhD, with awards for their excellence in teaching. The VCU Public Health Student Association presents annual awards to faculty members who teach the best core course and…

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743 Doors in 4 Days

May 19, 2017
Center NewsCommunity Engagement

Let the celebrations begin! Over the course of eight months, the Center on Society and Health has been working with Engaging Richmond and a group of Gilpin Parent Leaders to strengthen early childhood programming in the Richmond area. The project came to a close this month, after the Gilpin Parent Leaders celebrated their impressive door-to-door…

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SEED Method Seminar Event

May 15, 2017
Center NewsSEED Method

With support from the VCU Center for Clinical and Translational Research, the Center on Society and Health hosted a seminar Thursday, May 11th for research and community partners interested in patient-centered outcomes research. The event attracted about 50 researchers and students from across the VCU campus interested in how to facilitate stakeholder derived research agendas…

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New Center partnership among grantees honored at VCU Council for Community Engagement’s 10th anniversary celebration

May 5, 2017
Center NewsCommunity Engagement

The VCU Division of Community Engagement celebrated its 10th anniversary on May 3, 2017 with a special ceremony honoring a decade of community engagement work with an eye towards the future. Several supporters of VCU’s community engagement work spoke at the event. President Michael Rao opened the ceremony and introduced Mayor Levar Stoney, who called…

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Event on Engaging Stakeholders in Health Research

May 1, 2017
Center NewsCommunity EngagementSEED Method

VCU’s Center on Society and Health, in association with the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, will host a seminar for research and community partners interested in patient-centered outcomes research. The seminar will begin with a presentation from Dr. Christopher Gayer, Program Officer from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Department of Dissemination and…

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Center Epidemiologist Latoya Hill at VAPHA

April 28, 2017
Center News

Center on Society and Health Research Epidemiologist Latoya Hill, MPH gave a panel presentation at the Virginia Public Health Association (VAPHA) Conference last Friday alongside Soyna Kibler, MPH, MS, Program Manager for Healthy and Equitable Communities at the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), and Putnam Ivey, Thomas Jefferson Health District’s Healthy Communities Coordinator. VAPHA…

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National Public Health Week 2017

April 7, 2017
Center News

As part of the 2017 celebration of National Public Health Week, the VCU Division of Epidemiology organized several public health events, including speeches, panels, and mindfulness activities throughout the week. Speakers and panelists highlighted emerging trends in public health, such as big data analytics and the building momentum of place-based initiatives, imploring colleagues and students…

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