Highlights, October 15, 2014
- Research to Inform Public Health Practices for Ebola - Public Workshop
- At the request of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council will host a one-day workshop on Nov. 3 to examine the areas of biomedical and public health research that should be conducted to best prepare the United States to safeguard the public as a result of the emergence of Ebola Virus Disease. The workshop will provide a venue for real-time discussions about immediate science needs that, when answered, will immediately inform HHS, public health officials, providers, and the general public with the most up-to-date and accurate information about virus transmission, mitigation of health risks, and appropriate measures to prevent the spread of disease.
- Most read IOM Reports in September 2014
- Building Health Workforce Capacity Through Community-based Health Professional Education: Workshop Summary
- The Affordable Care Act and Preparedness Infographic, An IOM workshop explored how ACA provisions could affect U.S. preparedness programs, including health care delivery, workforce, financing, community resilience, health IT and mental health services.
Looking to hone your stats and SPSS skills? Then the CNR Data Daze Stats series may be for you! Join us for all or some of the sessions in this year's series! Drs. Andres Azuero & Dheeraj Raju will lead the sessions, once a month from 9:30-12:00. This will be a hands-on experience using SPSS in the Lister Hill Library Testing Lab G017. Click here to learn more!
UAB's CTL is accepting competitive proposals to support teaching innovation and development of new approaches to improve instruction and learning. Awards may range from $2,000-$5,000 per investigator. Most awards will be granted to proposals that advance the QEP theme, Learning in a Team Environment; however, at least one award may be made to an unrelated but exceptional proposal. The principal investigator must be a full-time faculty member, and approval of the department chair is required. Other details and an application checklist are online. The submission deadline is Oct. 31.