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Lecture Series

2012-2013

Dr. Anna Wilkinson Bio

Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences at the UT School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus

Time: Friday, October 19, 2012 at 12 pm to 1:30 pm

Place: Health Sciences East Auditorium at the College of Health Sciences and Human Services

Lecture Title: Preventing Smoking among Mexican-Origin Youth

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2011-2012

Dr. Michael Montoya

Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine

Time:   April 12, Thursday 2012 at 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

Place: UTPA ITT Building, International Room

UnMaking the Mexican diabetic: Race, Science, and the Promise of Community Knowledge”

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2010-2011

Dr. Ming Wen

Time:   April15, Friday 2011 at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Place: Executive Room, International Trade and Technology (ITT building, UTPA)

Lecture Title: Racial/ethnic disparities in objectively measured and subjectively reported obesity in the United States: The role of individual and neighborhood factors.

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Dr. Karl Eschbach

Professor and Director of Population Research, University of Texas-Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas.

Time:   March 11, Friday 2011 at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Place: Executive Room, International Trade and Technology (ITT building, UTPA)

Lecture Title: Is neighborhood ethnic concentration associated with lower mortality among Mexican Americans? An investigation using geocoded state vital statistics data.

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Dr. Antonia M. Villarruel

Associate Dean for Research and Global Affairs

Professor & Nola J. Pender Collegiate Chair, School of Nursing , University of Michigan.

Time:   February 18, Friday, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Place: Executive Room, International Trade and Technology (ITT building, UTPA)

Lecture Title: Sexual Risk Reduction with Latino Adolescents.

Dr. Antonia M. Villarruel is Professor & Nola J. Pender Collegiate Chair at the School of Nursing, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

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Dr. Dejun Su   Bio

Director, South Border Health Disparities Center

Time:   November 19, Friday, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Place: Administration Building Board Room (316)

Lecture Title: Assessing the Long-Term Trends in Black-White Disparities in Mortality: Does Marriage Matter?

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Dr. Rebeca Wong   Bio

S. Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities

Senior Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging

Professor, Preventive Medicine & Community Health

Director, WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center on Aging and Health

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Time:   October 15, Friday, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Place: Executive Room, International Trade and Technology (ITT building, UTPA)

Lecture Title: Burden of Aging in Developing vs. Developed Countries.

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Dr. Mark Hayward   Bio

Director, Population Research Center, Professor of Sociology, Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin.

Time:   September 17, Friday, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Place: Executive Room, International Trade and Technology (ITT Building, UTPA)

Lecture Title: “Consequences of Marriage and Divorce for Biological Risk: Does the Body Remember Differently for Men and Women?”

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2009-2010

Joseph B. McCormick, MD Bio

University of Texas School of Public Health

Time: April 30, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Place: Administration Building Board Room (316)

Lecture Title: Health Challenges on the US Mexico Border.

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Dr. Carolyn Garcia Bio

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

Time: March 26th, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lecture Title: Development of Project Wings: A model for successful collaboration and strategically addressing health disparities for Latino teens

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Dr. Kyriakos Markides Bio

Professor and Director, Division of Sociomedical Sciences, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch

Time: February 26th, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.

Lecture Title: Hispanic/Latino Paradox in Adult Mortality

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Dr. Melissa Valerio Bio

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Michigan

Time: January, 29th, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.

Lecture Title: Examining health disparities on the U.S. borders: Michigan/Canada and Texas/Mexico

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Dr. Cynthia J. Brown

Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, Academic Centers & Continuing Education, The University of Texas-Pan American

Members of the AHB Evaluation Team

Time: November 6th, 2009 at 12:00 p.m.

Lecture Title: Alliance for a Healthy Border

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Dr. Rogelio Saenz Bio

Professor, Department of Sociology, Texas A & M University

Time: October 30, 2009 at 12:00 p.m.

Lecture Title: Exploring the Latino Paradox: A Focus on Missing Mexican Babies

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