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PRCHN Research Seminar Series
 
The PRCHN hosts a monthly lunchtime research seminar series featuring local and national experts presenting research on public health, food policy, and related issues. These presentations keep the conversation growing in ways that continually seek to improve the way we understand and address health concerns in our community. Once a year, we host a half-day research symposium for a deep examination into some aspect of the Center's research. 
  
2019 - 2020 PRCHN Research Seminar Series schedule 
 
 
 
 DATE  SPEAKER  TOPIC 
 9/11/2019 Brittany Schuler, PhD,
Temple University
Predicting Childhood Obesity Risk in the Context of Adversity
10/30/19
*DATE CHANGE*
Angela Neal-Barnett, PhD,
Kent State University 

Hair Cortisol Levels in Expectant Black Mothers: Only their Hairdresser Knows for Sure

 11/13/2019 Elizabeth Benninger, PhD, Swetland Center for Environmental Health, CWRU Exploring the Impact of the Neighborhood Enviroment on Health through the Lens of Children
12/11/2019 Elaine Borawski, PhD and
Rachel Gardenhire, PRCHN
From Dave's Markets to Joe's Corner Store: A Look at the Cleveland Retail Food Environment and Healthy Food Access
1/8/2020 Liz Klein, PhD, MPH, The Ohio State University College of Public Health How visual attention informs health decisions: Eye tracking research in tobacco control.
2/12/2020 Daniel J. Flannery PhD, Director, Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, CWRU Guns, school shooters, and school safety: What do we know, what should we do? 
3/11/2020 Morgan Taggart, MUPDD, Director, Healthy Food Access Initiatives, PRCHN and the FARE team The FARE Project 
4/8/2020 Rita Horwitz, President & CEO, Better Health Partnership Better Health Pathways HUB 
5/13/2020 Katrice Cain, MA, Racial Disparities Program Director First Year Cleveland 
6/10/2020 Ann Nevar MPA, Director, and Shari Bolen MD, MPH Cardi-OH 
7/8/2020 Marisa Hollinshead, BS, MD Candidate, CWRU Exploring the Mental Health Needs of the Adolescent Latinx/Hispanic Community 
 
 Topics and speakers are subject to change. Note that there is no seminar in August.
 
The PRCHN Research Seminar Series takes place on
the second Wednesday of the month from 12:00 - 1:15 pm in 
 B-03 PRCHN Meeting Room,
BioEnterprise Building, 11000 Cedar Avenue, Cleveland. 
 
All seminars are free and open to the public. Parking is available for community members.