Health/Wellness

A Strong Leader is a Kind Leader (Speaker: Philip Wilkerson)

Posted: October 28, 2021 at 7:04 pm, Last Updated: May 31, 2024 at 3:26 pm

“Clear is Kind”-Brene Brown. When we look at leaders, we envision strong, confident and capable people who lead others but how often do we examine the impact of kindness on a person’s leadership capabilities? In the presentation we will discuss the impact kindness has on a person who is trying to motivate and inspire others […]

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Philip Wilkerson

High Fidelity Modeling of Pathogen Movement, Transmission and Mitigation in the Built Environment (Speaker: Rainald Lohner)

Posted: June 21, 2021 at 6:19 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 5:27 pm

The recent Covid-19 pandemic has led to a thorough review of current ventilation systems in the built environment. The talk gives overview of high-fidelity modeling of pathogen propagation, transmission and mitigation. Starting from the current understanding of pathogen, and in particular virus transmission and mitigation, the required physical and numerical models are derived and proper […]

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD, Screen

Rainald Lohner

Emerging Infectious Diseases (Speaker: Amira Roess)

Posted: April 29, 2020 at 5:47 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 5:34 pm

Dr. Roess can address the following aspects of emerging infectious diseases: Disparities, Coronaviruses, Breastfeeding, Microbiome, One Health, Food Borne Illness, Antimicrobial Resistance.

A/V requirements: Screen

Amira Roess

Defining the role of Health Informatics (Speaker: Matthew Hicks)

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 1:10 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 5:39 pm

Describe the role and benefits of health informatics in the delivery of quality patient-centered care. Discuss professional health care provider responsibilities for safeguarding confidential client information, including HIPAA regulations. Explain possible consequences for breaches in privacy and confidentiality. Discuss professional responsibilities in the use of social health care technology or media as it relates to […]

A/V requirements: Screen, White Board and Markers

Matthew Hicks

Diet and Obesity (Speaker: Lawrence Cheskin)

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 1:23 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 5:40 pm

Dr. Cheskin will talk about how diet and nutrition affect obesity.

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Lawrence J. Cheskin, MD

Lyme Disease (Speaker: Don Boileau)

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 6:24 pm, Last Updated: June 13, 2024 at 6:55 pm

Dr. Boileau, as having had Lyme Disease, will be joined by his wife, a member of the National Capital Lyme Disease Board of Directors, to cover the presence, testing, and prevention methods relevant to people in the DMV area.

A/V requirements: PowerPoint

Don Boileau

Disaster Behavioral Health (Speaker: Molly Davis)

Posted: July 16, 2019 at 5:42 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 7:25 pm

The increasing number of disasters are related to a variety of different behavioral issues.  Workshops help prepare for and prevent negative reactions to the experience of disasters.  Psychological first aid and training of volunteers for disasters can help in preparation for events.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

Molly Davis

Trauma Across the Life Course (Speaker: Molly Davis)

Posted: July 16, 2019 at 5:40 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 7:27 pm

There is more discussion about the impact of trauma on children and families as well as trauma in older adults and long-term care settings.  Dr. Davis is an expert in trauma and helping address strategies to manage the impact of lifetime trauma.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

Molly Davis

The Public Health Impacts of Gender-based Violence against Women (Speaker: Jhumka Gupta)

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:59 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 7:30 pm

What are the public health impacts of gender-based violence against women? How can we research gender-based violence against women? What are promising intervention approaches to both reduce gender-based violence against women?

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Jhumka Gupta

Jhumka Gupta

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:57 pm, Last Updated: March 1, 2022 at 4:13 pm

Jhumka Gupta, ScD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health within the College of Health and Human Services. Her research program applies a social epidemiology framework towards advancing the science of gender-based violence against women and girls (e.g. intimate partner violence, sex trafficking). Specifically, she investigates the mental and reproductive health […]

Fitness/Health/Leadership (Speaker: Ethan Carter)

Posted: August 26, 2015 at 5:47 pm, Last Updated: June 3, 2024 at 8:10 pm

As a growing professional I like to discuss the ups and downs of living from a personal level. Each person chooses their own path and “exercises” decision making along the way. Each decision has consequences (good/bad) and that is just part of life. When most think of me, they think of the physical aspects of […]

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Ethan Carter

Ethan Carter

Posted: August 26, 2015 at 5:45 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 5:49 pm

Ethan Carter is the Associate Director of Programs, Well-Being & Assessment for Mason Recreation and has been a campus recreation professional since 2007. He has a Dual Degree in Athletic Training and Fitness Development, as well as a Masters in Exercise Science.  He is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Strength […]