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Webinar: Livestream (June 24) Tobacco Free Kids

 Jun 20, 2021

 

 

From Tobacco Free Kids: https://25years.tobaccofreekids.org/storytelling/storytelling-02.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b4b27e8c-5c59-4532-8ddc-5d40ea310804 Taking on the Toughest Fights Globally Did you know that the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids works in dozens of countries around the world? Tobacco use is the top cause of preventable death worldwide – and our global programs focus on low- and middle-income countries, where over 80% of the world’s smokers live. Our support for proven solutions that reduce tobacco use and save lives has contributed to 139 countries that require graphic warning labels on tobacco packaging, 46 countries with tobacco ad bans, and 66 countries with smoke-free indoor public places – including all of South America! Altogether, this progress will help prevent over 35 million premature deaths. On June 24th, we're holding a special virtual event that will provide an inside look at  ..

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Webinar: E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: An Update for Clinicians

 Jun 20, 2021

 

 

Reminder! Register Now: Free CME/CEUs Available for Providers "E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: An Update for Clinicians" co-hosted by ATTUD When? Monday, June 21, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT We are honored to have Nancy Rigotti, MD, founding director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and Harvard Medical School Professor of Medicine, presenting on this important and timely topic: Webinar Objectives: Examine the public health risks and benefits of e-cigarette use Analyze the recent clinical trial evidence about the efficacy of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation Interpret the evidence about the potential risks of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation Create an evidence-based plan for discussing e-cigarettes with patients/clients who smoke cigarettes ATTUD Members: Immediately following Dr Rigotti's presentation, please join us fo ..

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Health Education Teacher Preparation: National Recognition Application Preparation Workshop

 Jun 15, 2021

 

 

https://elearn.sophe.org/products/health-education-teacher-preparation-national-recognition-application-preparation-workshop Health Education Teacher Preparation: National Recognition Application Preparation Workshop Includes a Live Event on 06/17/2021 at 11:00 AM (PDT) Workshop faculty will comprise experts from the SOPHE SPA Advisory Committee: 1) Susan Goekler, PhD, RMCHES®, SOPHE SPA Director 2) Deitra Wengert, PhD, Towson University 3) Jacqueline Jackson, PhD, Jackson State University 4) Donna Bernert, PhD, Kent State University In 2020, SOPHE was recognized by the Council on Accreditation in Educator Preparation (CAEP) as the Specialized Professional Association (SPA) for Teacher Preparation in School Health Education in Teacher Preparation. This recognition included SOPHE’s standards for the professional preparation of school teachers in health education. Under CAEP recognition as a SPA, SOPHE has authority to review professio ..

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Celebrating Refugee Storytellers

 Jun 15, 2021

 

 

From USA for UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency) https://www.unrefugees.org/storytellers-2021-rsvp?utm_medium=email&utm_cid=00341000019SSBJAA4&utm_source=u4u-update&utm_campaign=US_PS_EN_WRD2021_UPDATE___210614&utm_content=fullfile&SF_onetime=7011K000001H4nTQAS&SF_monthly=7011K000001H4ncQAC RSVP: Celebrating Refugee Storytellers Join USA for UNHCR on Thursday, June 17, at 3:00 p.m. ET for an insightful discussion on the importance of uplifting and empowering refugee voices. You’ll hear Abdallah’s inspiring story as he shares what life was like as a refugee and the journey to where he is now. The event will feature: Abdallah Al-Obaidi, Emory University graduate, EMT and former refugee from Iraq Kelsie Ozamiz, Creative Lead at Demo Duck animation Nic Feeney, Communications Manager at USA for UNHCR ..

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HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program Application Now Open

 Jun 12, 2021

 

 

HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program Application Now Open Are you a faculty member at an approved health professions school with an interest in training the next generation of health professionals? You may be eligible for our Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP). FLRP works to recruit health professions faculty from diverse backgrounds. Participants receive up to $40,000 to pay off their qualifying educational loans in exchange for two years of teaching service. Application Due Date: Thursday, July 1, 7:30 p.m. ET.Check your eligibility today (https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJidWxsZXRpbl9saW5rX2lkIjoxMTIsInVyaSI6ImJwMjpjbGljayIsImJ1bGxldGluX2lkIjoiMjAyMTA2MDMuNDE0NDYxMjEiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL2Jody5ocnNhLmdvdi9mdW5kaW5nL2FwcGx5LWxvYW4tcmVwYXltZW50L2ZhY3VsdHktbHJwP3V0bV9jYW1wYWlnbj1lbmV3czIwMjEwNjAzJnV0bV9tZWRpdW09ZW1haWwmdXRtX3NvdXJjZT1nb3ZkZWxpdmVyeSJ9.YKzezmqogOEyNsigoEBJnmnQjgEgaE0-mFt-rag-kgE/s/5613886/br/107415887649-l). https://bhw.hrsa.gov/f ..

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Webinar: Queer & Trans Perspectives in Academia

 Jun 11, 2021

 

 

From SAGE Publications: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queer-trans-perspectives-in-academia-tickets-158417758781?ref=estw Queer & Trans Perspectives in Academia by SAGE Publishing (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queer-trans-perspectives-in-academia-tickets-158417758781?ref=estw#listing-organizer) Discussing LGBT+ heritage in academic institutions, queer methodologies in social scientific inquiry, and trans perspectives on abolition. About this event Tue, June 29, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT This panel will look at LGBT+ heritage in academic institutions, queer methodologies in social scientific inquiry, and trans perspectives on abolition. By bringing together diverse perspectives from various disciplines, we will be discussing the vital place of gender and sexuality in our understanding of academic institutions, the social sciences and some of the most pressing social problems we face ..

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Webinar: Neutralization mechanisms of human anti-alphavirus monoclonal antibodies

 Jun 11, 2021

 

 

https://www.healthtech.com/sartorius-neutralization-mechanisms-of-human-anti-alphavirus-monoclonal-antibodies?mkt_tok=NDgxLVpDRC0yNDQAAAF9lPw9tmbzhM7bLFKxgeOZ-UkN8_OglbmQoITH7qSVtyxzC66CdZc8Auy9bu9HPNFfOWOalooWWoneG9i7isj8dQrkFjuY1ZkFE7OoMPT0Ow June 29, 2021 11 am to 12 pm EDT Neutralization mechanisms of human anti-alphavirus monoclonal antibodies Webinar Description: Alphaviruses cause a debilitating arthritogenic or encephalitic disease in humans and can result in millions of cases worldwide. Additionally, the encephalitic alphaviruses have potential for use as bioterrorism agents. There are no licensed vaccines or antiviral drugs to combat these viruses. To design therapeutic candidates against alphaviruses, an understanding of the human humoral response is key. Through characterization of human anti-alphavirus monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) from two survivors of natural Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), two main mechanisms of neutral ..

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Call for Abstracts SOPHE 2022 Theme: Health Education: The ARCH of an Era

 Jun 10, 2021

 

 

From SOPHE National: Call for Abstracts SOPHE 2022 Theme: Health Education: The ARCH of an Era https://www.sophe.org/professional-development/conferences_events/2022-annual-conference/educational-tracks/  ..

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Free screening of ENTANGLED and discussion with the film’s director

 Jun 08, 2021

 

 

Celebrate World Ocean Day! (From Defenders of Wildlife) https://support.defenders.org/page/30133/survey/1?utm_medium=email&utm_source=engagingnetworks&utm_campaign=060721_Entangled_Screening_Invite&utm_content=060721+Entangled+Screening+Invite&ea.url.id=880098 Join Us: Free screening of ENTANGLED and discussion with the film’s director You’re invited to join Defenders for a free movie screening about the crisis facing North Atlantic right whales, one of the world’s most endangered whales! ENTANGLED is an award-winning film about how climate change has accelerated a conflict between endangered right whales, North America’s most valuable fishery, and the federal agency mandated to protect both. With deadly threats like ship strikes and entanglement in fishing gear jeopardizing the survival of this species, the race is on to protect these whales from extinction. For many years, Defenders has played a central role in litigation and advocacy to prote ..

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Webinar: Flipping the Ageism Script: Ensuring Quality of Life and Equity for Aging Americans

 Jun 05, 2021

 

 

From Altarum: Webinar | Wednesday, June 9 | 2:00–3:00pm EDT Flipping the Ageism Script: Ensuring Quality of Life and Equity for Aging Americans https://mailchi.mp/altarum/flipping-the-ageism-script  ..

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