Food Policy: A Discussion with Dr. Jim Krieger
Nov 7, 12:00-1:00, Brown Lounge
Dr. Jim Krieger will share his experience in food policy as the founding Director of Action for Health Food and the Institute for Health Food. Dr. Krieger is also a nationally recognized leader in the development and evaluation of community-based chronic disease prevention programs. Bring your lunch and join us.
CVD in Indigenous Communities
Nov 10, 12:00-1:00
Dr. Melissa Lewis will be discussing heart disease disparities in Native Populations, the pathways that increase heart disease risk, and evidence-based and culturally relevant interventions that prevent heart disease in Native American and Alaska Native Populations. Attend in person or online here.
DRC Diabetes Day Symposium
Nov 9, 12:30-2:45 Poster Session, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center Auditorium
3:00-4:00 Lecture. Moore Auditorium
Barbara Kahn, M.D., George R. Minot Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair of Research Strategy in the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School will be delivering the keynote address, "Adipose lipogenesis and the discovery of novel lipids with beneficial effects for both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes."
Technical Assistance Webinar for Collaborative Minority Health & Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers
Nov 1, 2:00-3:30
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparity will conduct a technical assistance webinar to review the program purpose and institute specific project interests. There will be an opportunity to receive responses to specific questions submitted in advance as well as through the first half hour of the webinar. Register here.
ADA 78th Scientific Sessions: Abstract Submission
Submission opens - Oct. 2 - Jan. 8
Abstract submission for the the 78th Scientific Sessions will open October 2. Accepted abstracts are published in the journal Diabetes and a limited number of travel grants are available to eligible early career investigators. The Scientific Sessions will be held June 22-26, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. More information here.