Events

Current Events

2017

Invited Workshops

  • Mind Over Moola: Financial Freedom Workshop, OmTown Yogis, Milwaukee, WI
  • Financial Management to Move the Needle for Maternal and Child Health 3.0, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), Kansas City, Missouri. (invited 3 hour workshop)
  • Co-creating Healthy Communities. Working Group on People-Centered Thinking for Health, Genetic Alliance Meeting, Bethesda, MD.
  • Association of Public Health Schools and Programs Annual Meeting, MPH and DrPH Council Representatives. Arlington, VA

Past Events 

2016

Invited Workshops

  • Design Thinking in Public Health and Online Education (invited workshop), Tech Teach Conference, University of Illinois, Chicago.

Academic Presentations

  • Decision-Making Analysis in Translational Science and Public Health, UIC School of Public Health Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (oral presentation)

2015

Invited Workshops

  • Asian Culture and Value in Health Care, Invited Workshop for Continuing Medical Education (CME), South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, MA
  • Economics of Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, Expert Panel Meeting on Newborn Screening in Europe, Vienna, Austria.

Academic Presentations

  • Newborn Screening and the Relaxation of One Child Policy in Mainland China, Genomic Forum, American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL (oral presentation)
  • HIV Rapid Testing in a VA Emergency Department and Primary Care Setting: Cost Analysis at Five Years, HIV Section, American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL (oral presentation)

2014

Academic Presentations

  • Expansion Policies of Newborn Screening Programs in the 21st Century: Facilitators and Barriers. (presented by Dr. Michael Petros University of Illinois, Chicago). 3rd Annual Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine, Washington, DC. (poster presentation)
  • A Shared-Decision Making Model To Evaluate Genomic Sequencing In Prenatal And Newborn Screening. Society Medical Decision Making Conference, Singapore, Singapore. (poster presentation)

2013

Invited Workshops

  • The Future of Genomic Healthcare. Invited Lecture, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Conference, held at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  • Social Media Tools in Service Learning and Public Health Education. Invited Workshop, Lilly  Conference on Teaching, Pomona, CA
  • The Case for Screening for Primary Immunodeficiency. Grand Rounds, Invited Lecture hosted by Medical College of Wisconsin, WI

Academic Presentations

  • Future of Public Health and Genomics Healthcare. Seminar Series, Semmelweis University. Budapest, Hungary. (oral presentation)
  • Social Media Tools to Promote Public Health Education. Lilly Teaching National Conference, Pomona, CA.  (oral presentation)
  • Future of Genomics Healthcare. Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Conference, Cambridge, MA. (oral presentation)
  • A Case for Screening for Primary Immunodeficiency. Grand Rounds Seminar Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. (oral presentation)
  • Cost-effectiveness of New Direct Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis C infection in the Veteran Healthcare system. Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. (oral presentation).

2012

Invited Workshops

  • Cost-saving drugs for hepatitis C infection. Invited Lecture hosted by UC San Diego VA Health Center, La Jolla CA
  • Translating the 7 Habits into the Classroom. Invited Workshop hosted by BU Center of Excellence in Teaching and Technology, Boston University.

Academic Presentations 

  • Leading Service Learning in the U.S. and International Countries. Boston University, Boston, MA. (oral presentation)
  • Newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency, sponsored by Chair of the Education Committee of the European Group of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the president of the Hungarian Society of Haematology and Transfusiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. (oral presentation)
  • The Logic Model of Genome Sequencing in Newborn Screening. International Society of Neonatal Screening, Budapest, Hungary.  (oral presentation)
  • Cost-Effectiveness of New Direct Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis C Infection in the Veterans Healthcare System. Society of Medical Decision Making Conference, Phoenix, AZ. (poster presentation)
  • The Science Model of Consumer Genetic Testing. American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA (poster presentation)
  • Decision-analytic models for cost-effectiveness analysis, sponsored by Health Economic Research Center (HERC), Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. (webinar)
  • Cost-Effectiveness of New Direct Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis C Infection in the Veterans Healthcare System. Health Services Research and Development (HSRD) Conference sponsored by the Veterans Affairs, Washington DC. (oral presentation)
  • Bridging Science into Public Health Research. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Seminar Series, Bethesda, MD. (oral presentation)
  • Cost-Analysis of New Direct Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis C Infection in the Veterans Healthcare System. AcademyHealth Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.  (oral presentation)

2011

  • Economic analysis of new Hepatitis C (HCV) medication. International Society of Pharmacogenomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Conference, Madrid, Spain. (poster presentation)
  • Logic Modeling of Genome Sequencing in Newborn Screening, AcademyHealth Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.  (oral presentation)

2010

Invited Workshops

  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Faculty. Invited Workshop hosted by Professor Janelle Heineke, Center of Excellence in Teaching and Innovation, Boston University, Boston, MA.
  • Modeling the Cost Impact of Screening for Children with Autism on Health Services. Invited Lecture hosted by Chair, Professor Craig Newschaffer, Dept. of Epidemiology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Public Health Genomic Screening. Special Invited Lecture, Summer Institute for Biostatistics, Boston University, Boston, MA.
  • Lessons Learned and Unlearned from a New Teaching Professor. Invited Workshop. Teaching Professor Conference, Cambridge, MA, 2010

Academic Presentations

  • Decision Modeling in Real-World Applications. Guest Speaker at Gene Network Sciences, Cambridge, MA. (oral presentation)
  • Logic Modeling of HIV testing policies. AcademyHealth Annual Conference, Boston, MA.
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  • Pharmacogenomic Testing for HIV Therapy in the Direct-to-Consumer Market. Genomics and Public Health Conference, Bethesda, MD.  (poster presentation)

2009

Invited Workshops

  • Markov-Models to Analyze the Cost-Effectiveness of Screening for Primary Immunodeficiency. Invited Workshop, Veteran Hospital, Bedford, MA.
  • To Screen or Not to Screen? Decision-Making in Population-based Genetic Testing and Screening. Keynote Speaker Lecture, Boston College, 32nd Annual Bioethics Conference, Bioethics 2020:  A Vision Into the Future, Chestnut Hill, MA.
  • Modeling the Costs and Benefits of Early Screening for Autism. Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, Invited Seminar Colloquium, Boston, MA

Academic Presentations

  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis model of Screening for Children with Autism. American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (oral presentation)
  • Gaps in Decision-Making in On-line Genetic Testing and Screening in the Post-Human Genome Project Era. American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.  (poster presentation)

2008

Invited Workshops

  • To Screen or Not to Screen? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Screening for Pediatric Disorders. Invited Lecture, Department of Health Policy, Boston University, MA
  • What’s Behind Screening? Invited Lecture, Department of Epidemiology, Boston University. Research Intensive Careers in Academia and Government, Invited Panel Discussion, First NIH Career Symposium, Bethesda, MD

Academic Presentations

  • Past, Present, and Future of Newborn Screening. Presented at Brown Bag Seminar at Boston University, Boston, MA.  (oral presentation)
  • Examination of Cost and Effectiveness of Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at the Boston University School of Public Health Practicum Poster Session, Boston, MA.  (poster presentation)  (Selected as Best Overall Poster)
  • Health Policy Framework: Cost and Benefits of Screening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at the Public Health Practicum Poster Session, Boston, MA. (poster presentation)
  • To Screen or Not to Screen? An Evaluation Model to Assess the Costs, Health Benefits, and Societal Factors Involved in Screening for Children with Autism. Keck Future Initiatives Conference on Complexity, Irvine, CA.  (poster presentation)

2007

  • Celebrate the Genome: Double Helix to Health. National Human Genome Research Institute DNA Ambassador, Presented at Fairmont Heights High School Biotechnology Class, Capitol Heights, MD.  (oral presentation)
  • Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency. Presented at PhD Student Research in Progress Departmental Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases Seminar at Yale, New Haven, CT.  (oral presentation)
  • Celebrate the Genome: Double Helix to Health. National Human Genome Research Institute DNA Ambassador. Presented at Edison High School Biology Class, Alexandria, VA. (oral presentation)
  • T cell Receptor Excision Circles: Application to Newborn Screening and the Understanding of Human T cell diversity. Presented at Yale Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases Public Dissertation Defense Presentation, New Haven, CT.  (oral presentation)
  • T cell Receptor Excision Circles: Application to Newborn Screening and the Understanding of Human T cell diversity. Presented at Fourth Annual Graduate Partnerships Program, Bethesda, MD. (Selected Best Poster Award) (oral and poster presentation)
  • T cell Receptor Excision Circles: Application to Newborn Screening and the Understanding of Human T cell diversity. Presented at National Human Genome Research Institute Seminar Series, Bethesda, MD.  (oral presentation) 

2004

  • Development of Population-based Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency. Presented at Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium, Atlanta, GA.  (poster presentation)

 

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