Institute for Public Health Sciences Webcast Series (IPHS)

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Institute for Public Health Sciences
Webcast Series

The mission of the Institute for Public Health Sciences of Yeshiva University is to enhance research, scholarship and practice in public health, with a focus on behavioral sciences, chronic diseases, health disparities, and global health, in order to train the public health leaders of the future. The Institute for Public Health Sciences seeks to promote and create an environment that provides both research and training opportunities for all researchers, faculty, practitioners, and students interested in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. The IPHS enables interaction among diverse professionals, experts, and students/trainees from throughout the Yeshiva University community.

Dissecting Informed Consent: Applications to Medicine and Public Health
Sonia Suchday, PhD; Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD


Public Health Strategies II:
Potential Application to Obesity

The Many Faces of Fat: The Obesity Epidemic: Local, National and Global Perspectives
Sonia Suchday, PhD; Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD


I am not hungry I’ll just pick: Public health behavioral and biological determinants of health
Charles Swencionis, PhD; Philip M Alberti, PhD


The Zen of Fat: Socio-ecological and other behavioral frameworks to address obesity research
Sonia Suchday, PhD; Arthur Blank, PhD; Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD


Does this dress make me look fat?: Assessing obesity in community settings
Rosy Chhabra, PsyD; Sonia Suchday, PhD


Perspectives on Beauty: The Swimsuit Edition
Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, PhD, RD


The cost of fat?: Economic, medical and social aspects of the obesity epidemic
Su-Jong Kim, PhD; Jonathan N Tobin, PhD


You are what you eat, or are you?: Evaluation methods for obesity interventions and research studies
Alice Fornari, EdD; Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD


Selling them our garbage: Examination of international trade policy and obesity
Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD; Jonathan N Tobin, PhD


Sue Who? Litigation and obesity
Leslie Gerwin, JD, MPH; Jonathan N Tobin, PhD


Do as I say not as I do: What is the Evidence Base used for Recommendations related to Obesity?
Rachel Johnson, PhD, MPH, RD; Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD; Jonathan N Tobin, PhD


Don’t look the other way: The Clinician’s Perspective
Charles Swencionis, PhD; Darwin Deen Jr, MD, MS; Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD

Diversity and Disparity in Health:
A Two Day National Conference

Remarks on the Collaboration with the Public Health Foundation of India
Richard M. Joel, JD; Morton Lowengrub, PhD; Lawrence J. Siegel, PhD; Allen M. Spiegel, MD; K. Srinath Reddy, MD, DM


Disparities in Disparities
David G. Schlundt, PhD
Agonistic Stress and Illness Risk in Urban Youth
Craig K. Ewart, PhD


Living Large in the Black Community
Tracy Sbrocco, PhD
Disparities in Stroke and the Hip Hop Intervention
Olajide Williams, MD, MS


What is Unethical about Health Disparity
Adrienne Asch, PhD, MS


Women’s Health: Are Global Inequalities Greater Than Those for Men?
Ruth Macklin, PhD


Qualitative Methods for Trauma Research with Culturally Diverse Populations
Carl Auerbach, PhD
Diversity – Natural Selection or Innovation?
Rosy Chhabra, PsyD
Recognizing the New You: Cancer Survivors, Work and the ADA
Michael Feuerstein, PhD, MPH, ABPP