Previous PRCHN Seminar Series Presentations

Past Seminar Presentations & Video Recordings

  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010

2020 Seminars

The Better Health Pathways Community HUB (October 2020)

Rita Horwitz, President and CEO, Better Health Partnership


 

 

The Equitable Impact of Cleveland’s Tobacco 21 Policy on Youth Access and the Use of Tobacco Products (September 2020)

Erika Trapl, PhD, Director, Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods

 

Guns, School Shooters, and School Safety: What Do We Know? What Should We Do? (February 2020)

Daniel Flannery, PhD, Director, Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education

 

How Visual Attention Informs Health Decisions: Eye Tracking Research in Tobacco Control (January 2020)

Elizabeth Klein, PhD, MPH, Interim Chair, Associate Professor, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University

 

2019 Seminars

From Dave's Markets for Joe's Corner Store: A Look at the Cleveland Retail Food Environment and Healthy Food Access (December 2019)

Elaine Borawski, PhD, Director, PRCHN; Rachel Gardenhire, MS, Research and Data Analyst, PRCHN, CWRU

 

Exploring the Impact of the Neighborhood Environment on Health through the Lens of Children (November 2019)

Elizabeth Benninger, PhD, Post-doctoral Scholar, Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, CWRU

 

Predicting Childhood Obesity Risk in the Context of Adversity (October 2019)

Brittany Schuler, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, College of Public Health, Temple University

 

Investigating Public Responses to Racial Health Disparities: Findings from the AmeRicans' Conceptions of Health Equity Study (July 2019)

Colleen Walsh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Cleveland State University

 

Building a Cancer Data Resource to Advance Disparities Research, Community Health, and Advocacy Efforts (June 2019)

Siran Koroukian, PhD, Associate Professor, CWRU; Weichuan Dong, MS, PhD candidate, Kent State University, Spatial Analyst, CWRU; Uriel Kim, MD/PhD candidate, CWRU School of Medicine

 

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Health: Integrating a Trauma-Informed Perspective (May 2019)

Megan Holmes, PhD, MSW, LISW, Director, Center on Trauma & Adversity, CWRU Laura Voith, MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor, CWRU

 

Breathe Free: Partnering with Residents to Increase Smoking Cessation in Low-Income Neighborhoods (April 2019)

Erika Trapl, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director, Associate Professor, CWRU

 

Digital Interventions and Underserved Tobacco Smokers: Culturally Specific Enhancements (March 2019)

Monica Webb Hooper, PhD, Associate Director, Office of Cancer Disparities Research, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, CWRU

Neighbors, Neighborhoods, and Child Maltreatment in Cleveland (February 2019)

Jim Spilsbury, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, CWRU

 

Mapping Neighborhood Environments & Child Health: New Opportunities for Expanding the Evidence Base (January 2019)

Jacqueline Curtis, PhD, Co-Director, GIS/Health & Hazards Lab, Associate Professor of Geography, Kent State University

2018 Seminars

12/14/2018

Maritza Salazar Campo, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California at Irvine

Team Science Approaches for Translational Research

11/14/2018 

Dana Prince, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University 

Community Grounded Research to Address Psychological Functioning of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth with Foster Care Involvement

10/10/2018

Elaine Borawski, PhD, PRCHN Director, and Angela Bowen Williamson Professor of Community Nutrition, CWRU

Stakeholder Engagement and Team Science Approaches to Advance Research Translation through the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative 

9/12/2018 

Darcy Freedman, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director, Associate Professor, CWRU;

Integrating Systems Science into Efforts to Promote Nutrition Equity 

7/11/2018

Martha Sajatovic, MD, Professor, CWRU 

Science to Service in Targeted Training in Epilepsy Self-Management

6/13/2018

Scott Frank, MD, MS, Associate Professor, CWRU 

Precision Public Health: Using Health Information Technology to Improve Our Approach to Community Building 

5/9/2018

Colleen McBride, PhD, Grace Crum Rollins Chair in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University 

Using Genetic Information to Motivate Healthy Behaviors

4/11/2018 

Anna Thornton, MPH, REACH Project Manager; Jonathan Lever, MPH, Better Health Partnership; Samantha Smith, MA, Cuyahoga County Board of Health 

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: Innovations and Partnerships to Make a Difference in Self-reported Outcomes

3/14/2018 

Darcy Freedman, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director, Associate Professor, CWRU; Ana Claudia Zubieta, Program Director, SNAP-ED; Eunlye Lee, PhD, Research Associate; Julie Hewitt, M.Ed, BCOP Program Manager; David Ngendahimana, Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Lessons Learned from a Statewide Collaboration to Build Capacity for Obesity Prevention 

2/14/2018 

Elaine Borawski, PhD, PRCHN Director, and Angela Bowen Williamson Professor of Community Nutrition, CWRU 

Ideas Moving Parents & Adolescents to Change Together (IMPACT): Initial Study Findings

1/10/2018

Sue Flocke, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director and Professor, Center for Community Health Integration, CWRU, and Little Cigar Study Team

Measuring Nicotine Dependence among Adolescents & Young Adults Who Smoke Cigarillos 

2017 Seminars

12/13/2017 

Laura Samuel, PhD, CRNP, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing 

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Health Outcomes for Low-income Older Adults 

11/8/2017

Bernadette Kerrigan, Executive Director, First Year Cleveland; Christin Farmer, Executive Director, Birthing Beautiful Communities; Angela Neal-Barnett, PhD, Professor, Kent State University 

Innovative, Holistic Solutions in Solving a 45 year+ Community Program, Infant Mortality: First Year Cleveland and Community Partners Doing Business Differently 

10/11/2017

Darcy Freedman, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director, Associate Professor, CWRU, and the FreshLink Team 

Community Ambassador Model for Promoting Access to Farmers' Markets 

9/13/2017

Sue Flocke, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director and Professor, Center for Community Health Integration, CWRU, and the eReferral Team 

Ask-Advise-Connect and eReferral to Improve Tobacco Cessation Assistance by Linking Primary Care with the Quitline 

7/12/2017

Lauren Bottoms, MPH
Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods and 
Andrea Martemus-Peters, MSSA, LSW, MetroHealth

If We Want to Know, We Have to Ask: The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 

6/14/2017

Don Hedeker, PhD, Professor, University of Chicago 

Approaches to Multi-level Modeling 

5/10/2017

Darcy Freedman, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director, Associate Professor, CWRU, and Chaturia Rouse, MPH, MS, foodNEST Program Manager 

foodNEST: The Future of Food in Your Neighborhood Study 

4/12/2017

Andrew Anesetti-Rothermel, PhD, MPH, Truth Initiatives 

Tobacco Retailer Density and Proximity to Schools: Associations with Lower Product Pricing and Increased Marketing 

3/8/2017

Amy Bush Stevens, MPH, MSW, Director of Prevention  Public Health Policy, Health Policy Institute of Ohio 

Ohio Tobacco Trends and Policy 

2/8/2017

Barb Clint, MBA, Director of Community Health & Advocacy, YMCA of Greater Cleveland 

Active Transportation as a Health Equity Strategy 

1/11/2017 

Monica Webb Hooper, PhD, Director, Office of Cancer Disparities, CWRU 

Health Psychology Research to Address Tobacco Use and Related Disparities 

2016 Seminars

12/14/2016

Siran Koroukian, PhD, Associate Professor, CWRU 

Understanding Dementia and Its Co-occurrences with Other Leading Causes of Death 

11/9/2016

Sue Flocke, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director 

Tobacco Use at Community Health Centers: Burden and Opportunities for Evidence-Based Cessation Strategies (No Recording Available)

10/12/2016 

Darcy Freedman, PhD, PRCHN Associate Director, Associate Professor, CWRU, and the FM Tracks team

FM Tracks: Development and Implementation of a System to Track Farmers' Market Use 

9/14/16

PRCHN Faculty and Staff; co-presented by Network of Community Advisors (NOCA)

PRCHN Dissemination Day: Food Access and Food Security among Cleveland Residents (No recording available)

7/13/16

Serita Mullins and Jeff Sugalski, Burten Bell Carr Development, Incorporated

Urban Agriculture Innovation Zone: Development, Implementation, and Lessons Learned

6/8/16

Martha Sajatovic, MD, Professor, Psychiatry and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, CWRU

Targeted Training in Epilepsy Self-Management: Bringing Together Patients, Clinicians, and Researchers

5/11/16

Sandra Byrd Chappelle, Strategic Solutions Partners, LLC

If We Build It, We Will Come: A Model for Community-Led Change to Transform Neighborhood Conditions to Support Healthy Eating and Active Living

4/13/16

Elizabeth Antognoli, PhD, Department of Family Medicine, CWRU

Nicotine Dependence and Perceptions from Young Adults and Adolescents Who Smoke Little Cigars 

 3/9/16       

Madalena Monteban, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow, PRCHN

Maternal Knowledge and Child Health: The Case of Infant Growth in the Andes

2/10/16

Teleange Thomas, Foundation Center; Joseph Black, Sisters of Charity Foundation; Peter Whitt, Enlightenment Consultant Group

Community Health Workers: Models of Success in Central

1/13/16

Adam Perzynski, PhD, CWRU

Neighborhoods and Health from Redlining to the Digital Divide: Perspectives for Public Health and Primary Care

2015 Seminars

12/9/15

Sue Flocke, PhD, CWRU; Darcy Freedman, PhD, CWRU

Food Shopping Patterns, Preferences, & Perceptions of Farmers’ Markets among Clevelanders Receiving SNAP 

11/11/15

Patty Marshall, PhD, CWRU; Aaron Goldenberg, PhD, MPH, CWRU

Community Voices Project: Family History, Place, and Chronic Disease

10/14/15

Cresha Auck Foley, American Heart Association

Grassroots Advocacy Tools to Use and Love (No Video Recording Available)

9/9/15

Sara Continenza, Hunger Network; Darrell Huliz, PharmD, CWRU; Dr. Parkash Ganesh

Bridging the Gap between Hunger and Health (No Video Recording Available)

7/8/15

Siran Koroukian, PhD

Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program in Ohio (No Video Recording Available)

6/10/15

PEER Fellows Project Poster Session

PEER Fellows; Jeri Jewett, MPH, PEER Fellowship Coordinator (No Video Recording Available)

5/6/15

Thomas Valente, PhD, University of Southern California

 Social Network Analysis & Health

4/8/15

Daniel Remley, PhD, OSU Extension

 Food Councils and Choice Food Pantries

3/11/15

Martha Sajatovic, PhD, Case Western Reserve

 Role of Self-Management in Managing Epilepsy & Reducing Complications

2/11/15

Erika Trapl, PhD, Case Western Reserve; Morgan Taggart, MUPPD, OSU Extension; Alison Patrick, MPH, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Produce Prescription Project

1/14/15

David Cavallo, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Behavior change interventions using social media; User-generated approaches

2014 Seminars

12/10/14

Elaine Borawski, PhD, PRCHN Director, and Angela Bowen Williamson Professor of Community Nutrition, CWRU 

IMPACT Study: Ideas moving parents and adolescents to change together

11/12/14

Mary Step, PhD, CWRU

Conducting research with social media: Opportunities, resources, and pitfalls. An example with little cigar users

10/8/14   

Sarah Drewes-Jones, MS, RD, LD and FreshLink staff

FreshLink: Healthy Village, Healthy Child Initiative

9/10/14   

Kimberly Bess, PhD, Vanderbilt University

Social Network Analysis and Community Health

7/9/14   

Sue Flocke, PhD, Case Western Reserve

How prepared are Ohio medical residents to address obesity, nutrition, and physical activity counseling with patients?

6/11/14

Amy Sheon, MPH, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Wearable computing and sensor technology: What's all the fuss?

5/14/14

Darcy Freedman, PhD, Case Western Reserve 

Market to Mouth: What do people do with food purchased from farmers' markets?  

4/9/14

Claudia Coulton, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Individual and contextual effects on perceptions of neighborhood scale

3/12/14   

Johnie Rose, MD, PhD, Case Western Reserve

The affordable care act: implications for public health and prevention (No Video Available)

2/12/14

Dan Flannery, PhD, Begun Center for Violence Prevention, Case Western Reserve 

Opportunities and challenges in community-based violence prevention

1/8/14     

Mary Holmes, President, Innovative Farmers of Ohio 

Do we have the courage to prevent disease? 

2013 Seminars

12/11/13

Rumi Shamin, PhD, Oberlin College 

A triple-bottom-line analysis of the value of urban agriculture in Cleveland

11/13/13

Jeri Jewett, MPH, PEER Fellowship Coordinator and PEER Fellows

Partners In Education and Research (PEER) Fellow Poster Presentations (No Video Recording Available)

10/16/13

Lawrence Green, PhD, University of California, San Francisco 

Accelerating the Implementation of Evidence: If We Want More Evidence-Based Practice, We Need More Practice-Based Evidence

9/11/13

Sue Flocke, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Study design and methods considerations for mixing qualitative and quantitative methods

7/10/13

Siran Koroukian, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Ohio's Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: cancer screening for uninsured women

5/8/13

Heidi Gullett, MPH, MD, Case Western Reserve 

Bridges out of Poverty: A novel framework to promote social change and improve health outcomes (No Video Recording Available)

4/10/13

Eileen Seeholzer, MD, MetroHealth

Working on weight loss in real life: The STRIDES program (No Video Recording Available)

3/13/13

Shirley Moore, RN, PhD, FAAN, Case Western Reserve 

Why is behavior so hard to change? New theories of health behavior change (No Video Recording Available)

2/13/13

Darcy Freedman, PhD, Case Western Reserve 

Community-level Food access interventions to improve public health (No Video Recording Available)

1/03/13

Jean Frank, MPH, Manager of Community Initiatives, PRCHN, and YRBS Staff

History and Value of YRBS Data (No Video Recording Available)

2012 Seminars

12/15/12

Dorr Dearborn, MD, Case Western Reserve

Healthy Homes: Asthma and COPD (No Video Available)

11/14/12

Johnie Rose, MD, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Simulation Modeling: A Primer and Application to Public Health (No Video Available)

10/24/12

Chris Fulcher, PhD, Center for Applied Research & Environmental Systems, University of Missouri, Columbia

Mapping the Food Environment (No Video Available)

9/12/12

Monica Wendel, PhD, Director, Center for Community Health & Development, Texas A&M University

Using Community Health Development to Build Community Capacity and Increase Physical Activity (No Video Available)

7/11/12

David Bruckman, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Smoking Ban Enforcement in Ohio

6/13/12

Dan Meaney, GISP, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission; Kris Higgins, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission

Gaps and Opportunities for Healthy Food Retail

4/11/12

Cyleste Collins, PhD, Case Western Reserve

Losing Hold of the American Dream: Connections between Home Foreclosure and Health

3/14/12

Catherine Demko, PhD, Case Western Reserve 

Healthy Smiles Cleveland: A Community/ Academic Partnership for Preventive Services

2/19/12

Melinda Forthofer, PhD, University of South Carolina

The Ties That Bind: What We Know about How Social Networks Influence Health Behaviors

1/11/12

Sue Flocke, PhD, Case Western Reserve; Morgan Taggart, MUPDD, OSU Extension 

Enhancing Farmer's Market Use among Recipients of the Food Assistance Program

2011 Seminars

12/14/11

James Spilsbury

Children's vs. Parent's Perceptions of Neighborhood Boundaries (No Video Available)

11/7/11

Ethan Berke

Perspectives on Healthcare, Housing, and Lifestyle: The Built Environment and Emerging Technologies (No Video Available)

10/12/11

Martha Halko, Erika Trapl, Jessica Kelly Moore, Rob Fischer, Ann Holstein (KLS

Mapping the Health Environment (No Video Available)

9/18/11

Scott Frank, MPH, MD, Case Western Reserve 

The Ohio Research Association for Public Health Improvement: Illuminating the blackbox of local public health 

5/11/11

 

The P.H.A.B. Initiative: promoting health across boundaries (No Video Available)

3/09/11

 

Characterizing the neighborhood total food environment: a mixed methods approach (i.e., an update on FreshLink)  (No Video Available)

02/09/11

 

Cleveland community voices on health inequality & genetics (No Video Available)

01/12/11

 

Successful youth fitness programs (No Video Available) 

2010 Seminars

12/08/10

 

Pediatric obesity & hypertension: children with adult diseases 

11/10/10

 

Healthy home environments: asthma plus air quality wireless monitoring 

10/13/10

 

Perspectives: health, equity, & opportunity 

9/08/10

Erika Trapl, PhD, CWRU

Little Cigars: Big Problem in a Small Wrapper