High Fidelity Modeling of Pathogen Movement, Transmission and Mitigation in the Built Environment

Posted: June 21, 2021 at 6:19 pm, Last Updated: June 21, 2021 at 6:20 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

Posted: April 29, 2020 at 5:47 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:31 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

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 1:10 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:33 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

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 1:23 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:33 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

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 6:24 pm, Last Updated: July 8, 2021 at 2:42 pm

Dr. Boileau who serves on the National Capital Lyme Disease Board of Directors can talk about the presence, treatment and prevention of Lyme disease.

A/V requirements: PowerPoint

Don Boileau

Lyme Disease: Weaponized for Warfare? Truth or Science Fiction

Posted: July 22, 2019 at 6:57 pm, Last Updated: July 8, 2021 at 2:43 pm

Dr. Boileau, who serves on the National Capital Lyme Disease Board of Directors talks about the issue of biochemical warfare and was Lyme disease weaponized for this purpose.

A/V requirements: None

Don Boileau

Disaster Behavioral Health

Posted: July 16, 2019 at 5:42 pm, Last Updated: July 16, 2019 at 5:47 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

Posted: July 16, 2019 at 5:40 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

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:59 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:52 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 (Remote only through 2021)

Jhumka Gupta (Remote only through 2021)

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:57 pm, Last Updated: July 6, 2021 at 5:21 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 […]


Posted: August 26, 2015 at 5:47 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 5:50 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 […]

Deanna Busteed

Posted: January 28, 2015 at 6:42 pm, Last Updated: March 29, 2021 at 6:21 pm

Deanna Busteed is a registered dietitian with a board certification in Sports Nutrition. She brings more than 16 years of experience developing health and wellness programs as well as providing cutting-edge nutrition, fitness and wellness services to a wide variety of individuals and groups. Her specialties include health promotion, disease prevention, weight management, sports nutrition, […]

Hot Topics in Nutrition

Posted: February 10, 2010 at 4:45 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:28 pm

Join health, fitness, nutrition and well-being expert for a lively and interactive discussion on the latest nutrition topics on the minds of savvy consumers. Come prepared to gain some knowledge…have some fun…and learn some easy and practical ways to a lead a healthier lifestyle today!

A/V requirements: None

Deanna Busteed