Indiana CTSI Retreat: University of Notre Dame

March 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm America/Indiana/Indianapolis Timezone

The virtual Indiana CTSI retreat hosted by the University of Notre Dame will take place on Wednesday, March 10.

The theme will be, “Social and Structural Determinants of Health.”

Registration information is available here.

The tentative agenda is below:

  • 9:00 am – Welcome
    • Robert J. Bernhard, PhD, Vice President for Research, Professor of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
  • 9:15 am – Keynote: “Striving Toward Equity: The Role of Social and Structural Determinants of Health”
    • Darrell Hudson, PhD, Associate Professor, Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis and Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry Washington University School of Medicine
  • 10:15 am – Overview of Indiana CTSI
    • Sharon Moe, MD, Co-Director of Indiana CTSI and Sarah Wiehe, MD, MPH, Co-Director of Indiana CTSI
  • 10:30 am – Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society
    • Nitesh Chawla, PhD, Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Founding Director, Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society
  • 10:45 am – Break
  • 11:00 am – “Informing the Improvement of U.S. Food Security and Dietary Intake”
    • Heather Eicher-Miller, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition Science and Director, Indiana’s Emergency Food Resource Network, Purdue University
  • 11:15 am – Children’s Environmental Health Initiative
    • Marie Lynn Miranda, PhD, Director, Children’s Environmental Health Initiative, Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics & Statistics, and Charles and Jill Fischer Provost
  • 11:30 am – “Social Risk Measurement: Leveraging Existing Data Resources and Looking for Workflow Fit”
    • Joshua R. Vest, PhD, MPH, Professor and Vice-Chair of Health Policy & Management, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI and Research Scientist, Clem McDonald Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute
  • 11:45 am – Get lunch and join Poster Session
  • 12:15 pm – Poster Sessions
  • 1:00 pm – “Reducing Readmissions Among Low Income Elderly by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health”
    • Bill Evans, PhD, Keough-Hesburgh Professor and Co-Founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities
  • 1:15 pm – Bernice Pescosolido, PhD Distinguished Professor, Sociology, Indiana University – Bloomington
  • 1:30 pm – Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate
    • Dan Kelly, JD, Professor of Law, Director, Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate
  • 1:45 pm – “Pathways Linking Early Adversity and Support to Behavioral and Physical Health”
    • Kristin Valentino, PhD, Director, William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families & William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Professor of Psychology
  • 2:00 pm – Break
  • 2:15 pm – Community Voice Panel with moderator – Sarah Wiehe, MD, MPH, Director, Monon Collaborative
    • Mark Fox, MD, PhD, MPH, Deputy Health Officer, St. Joseph County Health Department and Associate Dean, IUSM South Bend
    • Heidi Beidinger, PhD, MPH, President, St. Joseph County Board of Health and Notre Dame liaison to the Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships (CHeP)
    • Waldo Mikels-Carrasco, Director of Community and Governmental Solutions, Michiana Health Information Network (MIN) / Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE)
    • Breanca Merritt, PhD, Chief Health Equity and ADA Officer, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA)
  • 3:15 pm – Closing
    • Melanie E. DeFord, Assistant Vice President for Research, Deputy Director, Indiana CTSI, University of Notre Dame
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