ORED Symposium on Public Health and Health Sciences Research
Topics, agenda, and panelists are as follows: •Health Policy (as related to rural health, marginalized/underrepresented populations, and health equity) •One Health (as a whole and as the fundamental science opportunities contained within that scope) •Health Workforce (future areas of opportunity and growth/training demands and infrastructure needs) •Mental Health (including behavioral health and substance abuse topics – across all age groups) •The Future of Health (opportunities in biotechnology, digital health, risk mitigation and public safety, other fundamental science topics) 1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions – Dr. Julie Jordan, VP Research & Economic Development 1:10 – 2:15 p.m. Guest Panel: Challenges and Opportunities in Health and Health Research Dr. Thomas Dobbs, Dean, John D. Bower School of Population Health, Professor and Clinician, Division of Infectious Diseases, UMMC Dr. Kaye Bender, Executive Director, Mississippi Public Health Association Ms. Sara Adams, Senior Medical Device Guru, Greenlight Guru (biotech) Ms. Ruth Ann Rigby, Chief Strategy Officer, J. Flowers Health Institute 2:15 – 2:45 p.m. Panel/Audience Q&A 2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. MSU Panel: MSU’s Role and Potential Impact in the Health Research Space Dr. Margaret Khaitsa, Professor, CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep Dr. David Buys, Associate Professor, Food Sci Nutrition Health Promotion Dr. Lauren Priddy, Associate Professor, Ag & Bio Engineering Dr. Michael Nadorff, Associate Professor & Director Psychology Dr. Rick Kilgore, Associate Clinical Professor & Associate Director, Meridian PA Program Dr. Bimal Balakrishnan, Associate Dean for Research and Professor, Architecture, Art, & Design 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. MSU Panel Q&A 4:30- 5:00 p.m. Mix and mingle
MSU Colvard Student Union Ballroom M
A&S Faculty Book Talk Series
Nicole Rader, Professor & Department Head, Department of Sociology will give a talk on her new book, Teaching Fear.
Old Main 1220
Mississippi Philosophical Association keynote seminar: "What Kind of Work is Good Enough?"
Dr. Elizabeth Anderson (Michigan) will deliver the keynote address
African American Studies seminar: "Counterlife Slavery After Resistance and Social Death"
Dr. Christopher Freeburg's Keynote address for the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance Era
Old Main 2220
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition and Virtual Campus Visit
The MSU International Institute is excited to share that the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program recently opened its 2024-25 competition with over 400 awards in 135 countries. Included in the awards are opportunities for teaching, researching, and conducting professional projects ranging from a few months to one year. For faculty interested in learning more about this year's cycle, the International Institute is hosting a Fulbright staff member for a Virtual Campus visit on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.