Indiana CTSI Retreat at Notre Dame

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Location: Virtual

The virtual Indiana CTSI Retreat was held by the University of Notre Dame on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. The retreat focused on the "Social and Structural Determinants of Health."

A video recording of each presenter and poster session can be viewed below. Speaker bios are provided here.

Welcome

Robert J. Bernhard, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, Professor of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

"Striving Toward Equity: The Role of Social and Structural Determinants of Health"

Darrell Hudson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis and Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry Washington University School of Medicine

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Overview of Indiana CTSI

Sharon Moe, M.D., FACN, Co-Director of Indiana CTSI & Sarah Wiehe, M.D., M.P.H., Co-Director of Indiana CTSI

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"A Vision for Data and Society"

Nitesh Chawla, Ph.D., Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Founding Director, Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society

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"Informing the Improvement of U.S. Food Security and Dietary Intake"

Heather Eicher-Miller, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition Science and Director, Indiana’s Emergency Food Resource Network, Purdue University

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Children's Environmental Health Initiative

Marie Lynn Miranda, Ph.D., Director, Children’s Environmental Health Initiative, Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics & Statistics, and Charles and Jill Fischer Provost

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"Social Risk Measurement: Leveraging Existing Data Resources and Looking for Workflow Fit"

Joshua R. Vest, Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor and Vice-Chair of Health Policy & Management, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI and Research Scientist, Clem McDonald Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute

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"Drug Development and Target Identification"

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"Bioengineering and Device Engineering"

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"Applied Math, Statistics, and Data Science"

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"Reducing Readmissions Among Low Income Elderly by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health"

Bill Evans, Ph.D., Keough-Hesburgh Professor and Co-Founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities

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"Sameness and Suicide: Breaking Through Research Limits in the Face of Crisis"

Bernice Pescosolido, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Sociology, Indiana University - Bloomington

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"Affordable Housing, Communities, and Health"

Dan Kelly, J.D., Professor of Law, Director, Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate

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"Pathways Linking Early Adversity and Support to Behavioral and Physical Health"   

Kristin Valentino, Ph.D., Director, William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families & William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Professor of Psychology

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Community Voice Panel

Moderator: Sarah Wiehe, M.D., M.P.H., Co-Director of Indiana CTSI

Panelists:

  • Heidi Beidinger-Burnett, Ph.D., M.P.H., President, St. Joseph County Board of Health and Notre Dame liaison to the Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships (CHeP) 
  • Mark Fox, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Deputy Health Officer, St. Joseph County Health Department and Associate Dean, IUSM South Bend
  • Breanca Merritt, Ph.D., Chief Health Equity and ADA Officer, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA)
  • Waldo Mikels-Carrasco, Director of Community and Governmental Solutions, Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN) / Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE)

Closing

Melanie E. DeFord, Assistant Vice President for Research, Deputy Director, Indiana CTSI, University of Notre Dame