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Social Science Tower (SST)
Main Lecture Hall, Room 120
University of California, Irvine

The Program in Public Health is hosting a series of seminars.   All seminars are scheduled from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM on Mondays. Unless otherwise stated, seminars will be held in Lecture Hall 120 Social Science Tower (SST). If necessary, alternative locations will be announced to accommodate large audiences. No RSVP is necessary, and the seminars are free and open to the public. For updates, please check their website: or contact Ms. Susan Rattigan at (949) 824-8214 or



October 3rd, 2011

Pauline Lubens, MPH
Member, Community Engagement Unit, National Children's Study, UCLA; Lecturer, UCI Program in Public Health

Topic: "War and Public Health"



October 17th, 2011

Dr. Aubrey Manack
Epidemiology Division, Allergan Corporation

Dr. Aubrey Manack is the lead epidemiologist supporting the Neurology and Pain therapeutic area at Allergan, Inc.

Topic: "Role of Epidemiological Data within the Drug Development Lifecycle: A Chronic Migraine Case Study"



October 31st, 2011

Dr. Cyril Rakovsky
Assistant Professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Chapman University

Topic: "On the importance of numeracy to the efficacy of health information seeking: A regression-based study using jackknife replicates of HINTS III data"



November 14th 2011

Dr. Sheena Tang
Professor of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University; Fulbright Scholar, UC Irvine Program in Public Health

Topic: "Application of Discrete Choice Experiments to Health Care: Preferences of Breast Cancer Patients for Breast Reconstruction in Taiwan"



November 28th 2011

Dr. Roberto Tapia-Conyer
Professor, Mexico National University; Director- General Carlos Slim Health Institute Mexico City, Mexico

Topic: "Update on Major Trends in Global Health: A Social Investment Perspective"



If you have additional questions,  please contact (949) 824-8214.