Public Health Lecture Series

The Public Health Lecture Series goes beyond traditional conversations on public health by featuring topics that reflect the school's foundational and multidisciplinary strengths, new and emerging areas of research, and innovative practice.

The purpose of the series is to:

  • Provide an opportunity for the IU campus and Bloomington community to reimagine the field of public health in new and exciting ways that break through disciplinary boundaries
  • Inspire students, faculty, staff and community
  • Disseminate information on emerging areas of interest in the field of public health
  • Gain status as a school by hosting innovative leaders in the field of public health

Lectures from the Spring 2016 Semester:


 

"Overcoming Adversity from an HIV-Positive Legend"

Ryan White and William L. Yarber Lecture

Greg Louganis, Four-Time Olympic Diving Champion

March 1, 2016, Whittenberger Auditorium, 7 PM


 

"Crossroads: Bridging the Gap between the Public and the Patient"

Marian Godeke Miller Lecture

Dr. Adam Robinson, Jr., Former Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy

April 15, 2016, Mobley Auditorium, 1 PM


 

Lectures from the Spring 2015 Semester:


 

 "What Will America's Schools Do to Improve Education and Health"

Marian Godeke Miller Lecture

Dr. Lloyd J. Kolbe, Emeritus Professor, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington.

Friday, March 6, 2015, 1:00 p.m. in the Mobley Auditorium (PH C100).


 

 "Growing Power and the Good Food Revolution"

Reynold E. Carlson Lecture

Will Allen, Farmer, Founder, and CEO of Growing Power, Inc.

Friday, April 17, 2015, 1:00 p.m. in the Mobley Auditorium (PH C100).


 

Lectures from the Fall 2014 Semester:


 

"Indoor Burning of Biomass Fuels: The Number One Environmental Cause of Death in the World"

Dr. William J. Martin II, Dean and Professor, Ohio State University College of Public Health.

Friday, November 21, 2014. Mobley Auditorium (PH C100).


 

 "The Quest for Health Reform; Becoming the Healthiest Nation"

Ruth Cliffor Engs Lecture

Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association.

Friday, October 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m. in the Mobley Auditorium (PH C100).


 

Lectures for the Spring 2014 Semester:


 

"The World of 2030 and What it Means for Academic Public Health"

Marian Godeke Miller Lecture

John R. Finnegan Jr., Ph.D. Dean, School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 1:30 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union Alumni Hall. Reception to follow.

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"Health Promotion and Provision of Care for and with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean: Barriers and Lessons Learned"

Dr. Rafael Mazin Senior Advisor on HIV/STI and Hepatitis at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:45 a.m. in the School of Public Health-Bloomington Mobley Auditorium (PH C100). Reception to follow.

Sponsored by the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Fellows at the Indiana University School of Medicine.


 

"Advancing Public Health Is Good for Business: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Life Sciences"

James R. Craigie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 1:00 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union Solarium. Reception to follow.

Sponsored by the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Center for the Business of Life Sciences at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.


 

20th Anniversary Celebration of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention

David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.,16th Surgeon General of the United States

Thursday, April 17, 2014. Complementary dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Talk to follow dinner. Please RSVP by Thursday, April 3, 2014, to rcap20@indiana.edu.

Funding for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention is provided by the Department of Applied Health Science and the School of Public Health-Bloomington.


 

"Diet, Environment, and Disease Prevention: From Fish to Trace Elements"


Outstanding Research Award Presentation

Dr. Ka He, Professor and Chair Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics IU School of Public Health-Bloomington

Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:30 a.m. in the School of Public Health-Bloomington Mobley Auditorium (PH C100). Reception to follow.