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  1. Department of Public Health Sciences

    Title: Department of Public Health Sciences
    Creator: ERA Administrator
    Description: For more than 50 years, the Department of Public Health Sciences has provided graduate education and engaged in research aimed at improving health and health care for citizens. The focus of research and graduate programs is on health policy and management, health technology assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics, environmental health and global health. Collectively, faculty members represent many disciplines in the natural, biomedical, clinical, social, economic and behavioral sciences.
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  2. Ebola Symposium, March 2015

    Title: Ebola Symposium, March 2015
    Creator: ERA Administrator
    Description: This was an interdisciplinary symposium that featured a variety of presentations that highlighted: Ebola 101, Social Consequences of the Ebola Crisis in West Africa, Experience of a Front Line Worker in West Africa's Ebola Crisis, Hospital Preparedness in Alberta for Ebola, and Music for Ebola Education and Behavioural Change (via Skype from West Africa & the USA). Over a six month period, health sciences faculty and University of Alberta staff participated with health professional colleagues and community partners on an activity to raise attention and understanding of the plight of Ebola in West Africa. Symposium committee members from the School of Public Health, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta International, and Alberta Health Services, as well as Princess Ocansey from Ghana, participated together to coordinate the event on Saturday, March 21, 9-1 pm. The symposium took place in the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) and commenced with opening remarks from Dr. James Talbot, Chief Medical Officer for Alberta Health, and included presentations from Dr. Stan Houston (Medicine), Princess Ocansey (Ghana), Dr. Geoff Taylor (Medicine), and Dr. Michael Frishkopf (Music); with musicians Samuel Morgan, Edwin Tweh, and Mark Gray. University of Alberta nursing graduate of 5 years, Stephanie Urness, provided a profound and emotional account of her six-week experience caring for Ebola patients on the front line in Sierra Leone with Doctors Without Borders. The symposium drew about 60 health care professionals, faculty, students,and public attendees. There was no cost but attendees were encouraged to consider donating on-line to non-profit organizations working with Ebola.
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  3. Chapter 5 Supplement B: Meta-Analyses of Quality Improvement Interventions – Influenza Vaccinations [Download]

    Title: Chapter 5 Supplement B: Meta-Analyses of Quality Improvement Interventions – Influenza Vaccinations
    Creator: Lau, Darren
    Description: Chapter 5, Supplement B of a doctoral dissertation (Lau, D. Diabetes and Influenza-Attributable Illness: The Rationale for Targeted Influenza Vaccinations in Adults with Diabetes. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Fall 2012). This supplement contains forest plots from meta-analyses of interventions to improve influenza vaccination rates. Each forest plot is accompanied by two tables showing performance on the attributes of the Downs and Black instrument, and modified Risk of Bias characteristics for each study.
    Subjects: influenza vaccinations, vaccinations, systematic review, primary care, quality improvement, pneumococcal vaccinations
    Date Created: 2012/08/17
  4. Chapter 5 Supplement C: Meta-Analyses of Quality Improvement Interventions – Pneumococcal Vaccinations [Download]

    Title: Chapter 5 Supplement C: Meta-Analyses of Quality Improvement Interventions – Pneumococcal Vaccinations
    Creator: Lau, Darren
    Description: Chapter 5, Supplement C of a doctoral dissertation (Lau, D. Diabetes and Influenza-Attributable Illness: The Rationale for Targeted Influenza Vaccinations in Adults with Diabetes. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Fall 2012). This supplement contains forest plots from meta-analyses of interventions to improve pneumococcal vaccination rates. Each forest plot is accompanied by two tables showing performance on the attributes of the Downs and modified Risk of Bias characteristics for each study.
    Subjects: quality improvement, systematic review, vaccinations, primary care, influenza vaccinations, pneumococcal vaccinations
    Date Created: 2012/08/17
  5. Insights '11

    Title: Insights '11
    Creator: ERA Administrator
    Description: Insights ’11 is a day-long celebration of research, showcasing the work of students, postdoctoral fellows, adjuncts, instructors and faculty members in the School of Public Health through plenary, oral and poster presentations.
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  6. National Forum on Public Health

    Title: National Forum on Public Health
    Creator: ERA Administrator
    Description: The National Forum on Public Health Education and Research took place on the UAlberta campus on November 13, 2013. It brought together public health leaders, scholars and stakeholders in education, government and non-governmental sectors from across Canada to discuss the future of public health education and research. The National Forum provided a rare opportunity to connect with public health thought leaders from across the country, participate in discussions and prepare to influence the future of public health education and research.
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  7. Reviews (Public Health)

    Title: Reviews (Public Health)
    Creator: ERA Administrator
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  8. Presentations (Public Health)

    Title: Presentations (Public Health)
    Creator: ERA Administrator
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  9. The Role of Built and Social Environments in Obesity Reduction [Download]

    Title: The Role of Built and Social Environments in Obesity Reduction
    Creator: Nykiforuk, C.I.J.
    Subjects: Obesity Reduction, Social Environment, Built Environment
  10. Global Health (Public Health)

    Title: Global Health (Public Health)
    Creator: ERA Administrator
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