Webinars

Doctoral Training Webinars

Emotional Competence Skills for the Graduate Journey


Ruth Thomas-Squance, PhD

Date: 2-3 p.m., May 23, 2017

Presenter: Dr. Ruth Thomas-Squance, orginally from the UK, is Executive Director of San Francisco nonprofit Equilibrium Dynamics, which provides training in emotional Intelligence skills for marginalized populations and organizations. She is passionate about tackling health disparities and applying emotional intelligence principles in public health policy and strategy to boost health equity. She has 15 years of international experience in biomedical research. She has an MPH, and a PhD in Biochemistry. Equilibrium offers free downloads and studies on mentoring and training.

 

Time Management


Georgia Sadler, PhD

Date: 2-3 p.m., Aug. 1, 2016

Presenter: Georgia Robins Sadler, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. She also is Associate Director, Community Outreach at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, where she directs the Community Outreach Program for lay and professional communities. She is the principal investigator of multiple grants focusing on finding ways to reduce the nation’s health disparities. For additional resources, Dr. Sadler recommends this book and this book.

 

21st Century Postdoc Fellowships: Finding and Making Your Best Fit in Academia


Shine Chang, PhD

Date: 2-3 p.m., May 3, 2016

Presenter: Shine Chang, PhD, is University of Texas System Distinguished Teaching Professor, Director, Cancer Prevention Research Training Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

 

Intern Webinars

Social Accountability in Scientific Research


Marsha Michie, PhD

Date: 1-2 p.m., June 27, 2017

Presenter: Marsha Michie, PhD, is an assistant professor of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences, and the Institute for Health & Aging at UCSF. A medical anthropologist and bioethicist, Dr. Michie’s NIH-funded research examines social/ethical issues in translating new genomic technologies. She has conducted qualitative research on stakeholders in prenatal genetic testing, families of children with genetic disorders, and more. She also teaches bioethics and the responsible conduct of research. See her PPT slides.

 

Social Accountability in Scientific Research and the Culture of Science


Ulluminair Salim, PhD

Date: 2-3 p.m., June 28, 2016

Presenter: Ulluminair Salim, PhD, is a Rosenberg-Hill Graduate Research Fellow and doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of California, San Francisco, who explores questions of whose lives matter, whose bodies count, and who decides, while traversing the interstices between scientific progress and social responsibility.

 

Alumni Webinars

Funding a Doctoral Program


Joseph Korevec, PhD

Date: 2-3 p.m., April 5, 2017

Presenter: Joseph Korevec is senior director of admission and financial aid at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. He focuses on enrollment management issues and strategic use of financial aid to make private institutions an affordable option. Dr. Korevec has been in graduate admissions since 1996 and in higher education since 1989. He holds a master’s in business administration and a PhD in educational administration. View his PowerPoint for resources on outside funding opportunities, state financial aid, and more.

 

Real-World Research and Practice: Implications for Career Trajectories in Public Health


Lawrence W. Green, DrPH

Date: 2-3 p.m., Jan. 11, 2017

Presenter: Lawrence W. Green, DrPH, is a professor (retired) at the School of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. He recently was named the APHA's Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health for devoting his career to the bridging of theory and research to planning, implementation and evaluation of programs and policies in public health. Read more about him or check out his articles for Vision-Direction, The Art of Health Promotion, Turnstile Careers, and Research to Best Practice.

 

Applying Yourself: A Guide to the Doctoral Admissions Process


Katherine Isokawa, PhD

Date: 2-3 p.m., July 12, 2016

Presenter: Katherine Isokawa, PhD, is a San Francisco-based educator specializing in critical reading and writing instruction for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. She holds a PhD in English from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.A. in English & Comparative Literature and History from Columbia University. For additional resources on doctoral applications, go here.

 

 

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