Seminar Series

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The Department of Health Behavior and Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University hosts weekly seminars during the fall and spring academic sessions for faculty, staff and students. Invited speakers present on a variety of research themes including:

  • Health disparities
  • Program evaluation
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Global health issues
  • Communication and decision making
  • Cost, accessibility and quality of healthcare

Seminars are typically on a Tuesday of every month from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., although the schedule varies. Seminars are on the sixth floor of One Capitol Square, 830 E. Main St, unless otherwise noted.  Location will depend on attendance.

Lunch will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, email Mary Johnson.

Fall Seminar 2017







12:00 p.m.

Peter Cunningham, PhD, Professor, Health Behavior and Policy, Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy and Andrew Barnes, PhD, Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Policy, Virginia Commonwealth University

 Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services”


12:00 p.m.

Danielle Dick, PhD, Professor, Developmental Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University

 "Spit for Science: A university-wide effort/opportunity to address substance use and related behavioral health challenges"


12:00 p.m.

Elizabeth A. Carter, Ph.D., Director, DHP Healthcare Workforce Data Center, Executive Director for the Virginia Board of Health Professions Perimeter Center

 To be determined


12:00 p.m.

Carrie Miller, M.P.H., Doctoral Candidate

Steven P. Masiano, M.S., Doctoral Candidate

 To be determined


12:00 p.m.

David B. Muhlestein, PhD JD, Chief Research Officer, Leavitt Partners, LLC 

To be determined