The Department of Community and Health Behavior's brown bag lectures present speakers offering a broad range of research ideas and community activities, in service to improve the health of populations, communities, and people.
We will announce the Brown Bag Lecture Series presentations for the fall of 2023 as the semester begins. Check back soon!
Doctoral candidate Jacob Bleasdale presents his dissertation defense titled "The Role of Food Insecurity in the HIV Care Continuum: A mixed methods approach to a complex public health phenomenon."
Dr. Laurene Tumiel Berhalter, director of Community Translational Research
in the Department of Family Medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, presents "Family History and Breast Health: Learning from the past to improve our future."
Dr. Carole Rudra, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, presents her current research: Clinical and cost-related outcomes of palliative care.
Doctoral candidate Gloria Aidoo-Frimpong presents her dissertation defense titled "Exploring the Acceptability and Potential Use of Oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention Among Ghanaian Immigrants in the United States of America."
Doctoral candidate Amanda Ziegler presents her dissertation defense titled "Adolescent Eating Autonomy: Defining and Measuring a Novel Construct to Assess Adolescents’ Autonomous Eating Behaviors."
Dr. Ashare, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at UB, presents her current research:
Determinants and outcomes of tobacco and cannabis use in the context of medical comorbidities.
Doctoral candidate Christina Kasprzak presents her dissertation defense titled "Evaluation of pre-implementation capacity and implementation effectiveness of an evidence-based intervention for mobile produce markets."
Doctoral candidate Danielle Smith presents her dissertation defense titled "Adult Co-Use of Cannabis and Nicotine: Multiple perspectives on a complex phenomenon."
Community Health and Health Behavior Adjunct Instructor Dean S. Seneca presents "Raising Awareness of American Indian/Alaska Native Health Disparities: Addressing social determinants and promoting health equity."
Doctoral candidate Jessica O'Neill presents her dissertation defense titled "Financial scarcity, eating self-regulation, and obesity."
To view other previously recorded student and faculty presentations, visit Community Health and Health Behavior on YouTube.