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All events March 13th through April 30, 2020 have been canceled

Winter 2020 Schedule

All workshops will take place in the 10th floor Commons Room at the Center for Human Growth and Development (300 N. Ingalls St.) unless otherwise noted.

T32 Seminar Series:
Grant Reviews and Budgeting

Fri, Jan 10th, 2020
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
CHGD Conf Room #1013

Alison Miller, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at the School of Public Health, will review different grant mechanisms and discuss the grant reviewing process, with a focus on NIH grants. Register here.

CHGD Standing Seminar:
Thinking about the future as a substance use prevention strategy: The role of positive future orientation on adolescent substance use

Tues, Jan 14th, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

In this presentation, Sarah Stoddard, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.P., F.S.A.H.M., Assistant Professor of Nursing; Health Behavior and Health Education, will examine future orientation, an individual’s thoughts and feelings about the future, as an important individual characteristic and key mechanism to target in the prevention of adolescent substance use. Register here.

Who’s Saying What About Your Published Work?
Tues, Jan 21st, 2020
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Knowing who’s talking about your research and what they’re saying is crucial in today’s increasingly online world. In this session, Rebecca Welzenbach, Research Impact Librarian at the University of Michigan Library, will introduce attendees to Altmetric Explorer for Institutions to track how conversations happening on the web interact with scholarly research. Register here.

CHGD Standing Seminar Series:
Healthcare Communication and Medical Decision-Making Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Advanced Heart Disease

Tues, Jan 28th, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Melissa Cousino, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, will be presenting her NIH funded program of research on healthcare communication and medical decision-making practices and preferences among adolescents and young adults with advanced heart disease. Register here.

Child Literacy & Dyslexia: From Neurobiology to Intergenerational Transmission
Mon, Feb 10th, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in East Hall, room 4464

Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD, Professor of Psychological Sciences, Mathematics, Neuroscience and Psychiatry and CT Institute for Brain and Cognitive Sciences (IBaCS) at the University of Connecticut will present research on the latest neuroimaging findings of reading acquisition and dyslexia primarily from her group, including new hypothesis of dyslexia “the neural noise hypothesis”. No RSVP required.

More coming soon!

Fall 2019 Events