September 29, 2016

Fall 2016: Upcoming presentations from our research faculty

This fall, our research faculty will share their work at conferences, grand rounds, and guest professorships around the world. Here are highlights from their upcoming itineraries.


Katharine Gold, M.D., M.S.W., M.S.logo for UT Health Science Center San Antonio
Visiting Professorship - Katherine J. Gold, M.D., M.S.W., M.S., assistant professor, was awarded the Holly-Belue Endowed Visiting Professor Visiting Professorship at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center. She will present at grand rounds in October.


Keynote Address - Dr. Gold will also deliver a keynote address at the First Annual University of Michigan Reproductive Loss Conference. She will present "Grief and Resilience: The latest research on how families cope with perinatal loss and their experiences of hospital care." 

Golfo Tzilos, Ph.D.  AHSR conference logo 
Travel Award - Golfo K. Tzilos Wernette, Ph.D., assistant professor, was awarded the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Travel Award by the University of California, Los Angeles' Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (UCLA-ISAP). The award recognizes a young investigator studying screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) services for adolescents. This award is to attend the Addiction Health Services Research Conference in October.
Justine P. Wu, M.D., M.P.H.

Conference Presentation - Justine P. Wu, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor, will serve as faculty on a panel at the 2016 North American Forum on Family Planning in Denver, Colorado this November. The title of the session is "He, She, They, Zie: Transforming the Health of and Healthcare for Transgender Patients."

Masahito Jimbo, MD, PhD north american primary care research group logo 
Presentation - Masahito Jimbo, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., professor, will present at the 38th Annual North American Meeting for the Society for Medical Decision Making in October and at the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) meeting in November. In both presentations, Dr. Jimbo will reveal new outcomes from the DATES study, in his presentation entitled, "Can an interactive decision aid improve colorectal cancer screening? Outcomes from the DATES (Decision Aid to Technologically Enhance Shared Decision Making) study." Find the DATES study protocol here.
Tammy Chang, M.D., M.P.H, M.S.APHA conference logo

Conference Presentation - Tammy Chang, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., assistant professor, will serve as faculty on a panel at the 2016 American Public Health Association annual meeting in Denver, Colorado this October. Dr. Chang will present on immediate postpartum contraception and adolescents as a proven, patient-centered strategy for improving health outcomes.

Suzanna M. Zick, N.D., M.P.H.Zora Djuric, Ph.D.American institute for cancer research logo

Conference Presentation - Suzanna Zick, N.D., M.P.H. , associate professor, and Zora Djuric, Ph.D., professor, will present their study "Fatigue Reduction Diet in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial" at two conferences this fall. The study was selected as among the "best of SIO" for the upcoming Annual Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology. Dr. Zick will also present her study at the American Institute for Cancer Research Conference in November. 

See their August 2016 presentation schedule 

Beta: See all of our research faculty's upcoming guest lectures, speaking events, and conference presentations on an interactive map.

image of google map with points for each faculty lecture

Slider image credit goes to Flickr user tedconference - CC BY-NC 2.0