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Past Seminars: Wednesday Seminar Series

Seminars with available seminar presentations are viewable for six months beyond the date of the seminar. After that period the link will not work.

December 8, 2021
Calls from Schools for Police Emergency Mental Health Response
Jennifer G. Green, PhD  | Associate Professor  | Wheelock College of Education and Human Development  | Boston University 
Contributing speakers:
Melissa Morabito, PhD., Associate Professor, Criminology and Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Jenna Savage, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Office of Research and Development, Boston Police Department

 December 1, 2021
Web of Lies: Is Criminal Legal System Reform Possible?
Perspectives from those with lived experiences

Mr. Jihid Maye - Juvenile Law Center - Philadelphia, PA
Mr. Anthony Montoya | New Life - Chicago, IL
Ms. Jazmine Rogers | Progeny Kansas - Wichita, KS
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November 17, 2021
Developments in Research on Shootings by Law Enforcement
Julie A. Ward, MN, RN, PHNA-BC | PhD Student (Health & Public Policy) | Department of Health Policy and Management  | Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Presentation not available

November 3, 2021
Health and Social Services for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness
Elizabeth Stone, MSPH, PhD candidate, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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October 27, 2021
Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Mental Health System 
Debra Pinals, MD
| Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Forensic Programs, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

October 20, 2021
Youth Organizing for Health Equity through People’s Budgets
May Lin, PhD, Assistant Professor | Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, California State University Long Beach. 
12:15 – 1:00 PM | Student/speaker continuing discussion from 1 – 1:20pm | Location: Wolfe St. Bldg., Room W4030
In person attendance strongly encouraged
. |  Real-time virtual attendance via zoom is possible for off-campus attendees via zoom.
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October 13, 2021
Mental Health Student Group (MHSG) Led Fully Virtual Seminar | This seminar runs from 12:15 - 1:15 PM
Getting Engaged with Baltimore Through Community-Engaged Research Projects
Panelists: PhD Students: Ashley Truong & Courtney Nordeck | MHS Alum: Vaughan Hooper & Annice Brown

October 6, 2021
Authentic Community Collaboration and Co-Creation for Promoting Health Equity
Melissa Walls, PhD; Bloomberg Associate Professor of American Health, Department of International Health
Director, Great Lakes Hub, Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, Bois Forte & Couchiching First Nation Ojibwe 

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September 29, 2021
Examining the Health and Health-Related Social Needs of Homeless Youth through Photovoice
April Joy Damian, PhD, MSc, CHPM, PMP
Vice President and Director, Weitzman Institute
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September 22, 2021
Center Overviews: Wendy Klag Center (WKC) / The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) and  Center for Mental Health Addiction Policy Research
Heather Volk, PhD; Associate Professor  | Elizabeth Stuart, PhD; Professor | Department of Mental Health
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September 15, 2021
Mental Health Student Group (MHSG) Led-Session | Virtual Coffee Hour with MHSG | Drop by, connect with other students, share how the first few weeks are going, and ask questions about the department, Baltimore, or whatever else is on your mind!

September 22, 2021
Center Overviews: Wendy Klag Center (WKC) / The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) and  Center for Mental Health Addiction Policy Research
Heather Volk, PhD; Associate Professor  | Elizabeth Stuart, PhD; Professor | Department of Mental Health

September 8, 2021
Center Overviews: East Baltimore Community Trauma Response | We Our Us Men’s Movement/ My Brother’s Keeper-Baltimore  and Center for Aging and Health
Philip J. Leaf, PhD; Professor |  Michelle Carlson, PhD; Professor | Department of Mental Health
(Presentation not available)

September 1, 2021
Center Overviews: Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and  Center for Adolescent Health Center  
Rebecca Fix, PhD; Assistant Professor | Tamar Mendelson, PhD; Professor | Department of Mental Health
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May 5, 2021
Implementing Predictive Models into Real-world Clinical Systems: Challenges and Opportunities
Colin G. Walsh, MD, MA, FAMIA
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Medicine and Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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April 28, 2021
COVID-19 Collateral Damage? Time-series Analyses of Pandemic Era Suicide and Self-destructive Injury Deaths
Alison Athey, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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April 21, 2021  Seminar co-sponsored with the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research
State-level Enforcement of the Federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
Rachel Presskreischer, MSSW
Doctoral student, Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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April 7, 2021  Seminar co-sponsored with the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research
Straight from the Horse’s Mouth? Promise and Pitfalls of Surveying Policymakers in Mental Health Policy Dissemination and Implementation Research
Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MPH, MSc
Associate Professor, Health Management and Policy
Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
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March 24, 2021
Agency and the History of Progress: Efficacy, Optimism & Imagination
Martin E. P. Seligman, PhD
Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology
Director of the Positive Psychology Center
University of Pennsylvania
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March 17, 2021  Seminar co-sponsored with the Alacrity Center for Health and Longevity in Mental Illness
Scaling Up an Evidence-based Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program for People with Serious Mental Illness 

Gail L. Daumit, MD, MHS
Samsung Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Thursday, March 4, 2021 - DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar
Envisioning Workplace Mental Health
Kara Zivin, PhD, MS, MA, MFA

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School
Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research (CCMR), VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
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