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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – May 2012

Behavioral and Social Sciences Lecture Series

When: Thursday, May 3, 2012, 2:00–4:00 p.m., and Friday, June 8, 2012, 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Where: Room C, Neuroscience Building, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD
Institute: Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)

Behavioral and social sciences research helps predict, prevent, and manage illness—both in individuals and in whole populations. You can learn more through the Behavioral and Social Sciences Lecture Series, which brings prominent behavioral and social scientists to NIH to provide overviews of current research. Each lecture is followed by time for questions and discussion.

The next lectures in the series will take place on May 3 and June 8:

May 3

  • "Mobile Measurement of Behavioral and Social Health at Population Scale," Santosh Kumar, University of Memphis
  • "Impact of Smartphone Systems to Improve Patient Outcomes. Results of Randomized Trials," David H. Gustafson, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • "mHealth and Global Health: Opening New Windows of Opportunity to Reduce Mortality," Alain B. Labrique, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

June 8

  • "Learning About U.S. Child Obesity from Multiple Longitudinal Surveys," Michael S. Rendall, University of Maryland, College Park

Next Steps

You can find more information about the Behavioral and Social Sciences Lecture Series at http://obssr.od.nih.gov/news_and_events/lectures_and_seminars/BSSR_lecture_series/seminars.aspx. The lectures are free and open to the public.

This page last reviewed on August 21, 2012

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