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Public Health Seminar Series — Implementation Research Institute Fellow Showcase

Public health seminar series

When: Thursday, February 29, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: IPHAM  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


**This seminar is offered as a HYBRID event: join us IN-PERSON or ONLINE. Please RSVP regardless and indicate your intended mode. The in-person event will be held in Baldwin Auditorium of the Lurie Medical Research Building at 303 E. Superior; Chicago. Lunch will be provided for in person attendees on a first-come, first-served basis.**

The Implementation Research Institute Fellow Showcase features investigators engaging with the forefront of implementation science.

"The Role of Implementation Science in Developing a Hospital-based Violence Intervention Program in the South," with

Nakita Lovelady, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education
Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh


"Using implementation science and the science of teams to improve children’s mental health care," with

Elizabeth Ann McGuier, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Lovelady is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in the College of Public Health; Founding Director of Arkansas’ first Hospital-based Violence Intervention Program, UAMS Project Heal; and a native of the Arkansas Delta. She is a 2023 Implementation Research Institute (IRI) Fellow at Washington University, a 2023 Graduate Fellow of the NIH Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials Summer Institute, and a current KL2 Scholar with an NCATS- funded CTSA, the UAMS Translational Research Institute.

Dr. Elizabeth McGuier is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research aims to improve mental health outcomes for children who experience maltreatment through better implementation of evidence-based practices and expansion of mental health services into non-traditional settings.

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