Research Making a Difference: PBRN/PHSSR Seminar Series Invitation

You are invited to attend the Research Making a Difference: Public Health Practice-Based Research Network and Public Health Systems & Services Research Seminar Series. The entire series will be held at The Carolina Inn (211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC). You are welcome to RSVP for one or more of the seminars. Lunch will be provided at each seminar. Lunch will be served at 11:30am and each seminar will begin promptly at 12pm lasting until 1:30pm. Space is limited!! RSVP Required. Questions? Contact Brittan Wood at brittan_wood@unc.edu
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September 29, 2011 Seminar - THIS SESSION IS AT FULL CAPACITY - please consider attending one of the other seminars within this series.

Seminar Series ‘Kick-off’: Welcome, PBRN/PHSSR General Overview, & Public Health Practice Implications Presenter: Edward L. Baker, Jr., MD, MPH, Research Professor, Health Policy and Management & Principal Investigator, NC Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) Practice-based Research: Principles and Challenges Presenter: Tim Carey, MD, MPH, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine & Director, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Service Research

October 13, 2011 Seminar - THIS SESSION IS AT FULL CAPACITY - please consider attending one of the other seminars within this series.

Practice-tested evidence to translate research into action in public health Presenter: Alice Ammerman, DrPH, RD, Professor, Department of Nutrition & Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

October 27, 2011 Seminar - THIS SESSION IS AT FULL CAPACITY - please consider attending one of the other seminars within this series.

Observational designs: the key to understanding performance improvement and accreditation Presenter: Mary V. Davis, DrPH, MSPH, Director of Evaluation Services, NC Institute for Public Health & Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education

November 10, 2011 Seminar

Estimating the Value of Public Health Services & Systems: Evidence, Uncertainties, and Urgent Research Needs Presenter: Glen P. Mays, MPH, PhD, F. Douglas Scutchfield Endowed Professor in Health Services and Systems Research, University of Kentucky College of Public Health


December 1, 2011 Seminar

Translating evidence into action: Enhancing the impact of CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness-Funded workforce infrastructure in North Carolina Presenter: Pia MacDonald, PhD, MPH, Research Associate Professor, UNC Department of Epidemiology & Director, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness



Thank you and we look forward to your participating in the seminar series!

Questions? Contact Brittan Wood at brittan_wood@unc.edu. If you need parking information and/or directions to the Carolina Inn you may go to http://www.carolinainn.com/chapel-hill-trip-planner.php.

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