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The health of our nation can be influenced by public health policies. UCTV presents individuals working on key issues in health policy and health services research.

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The health of our nation can be influenced by public health policies. UCTV presents individuals working on key issues in health policy and health services research.

    The United States Pandemic Response: Lessons from the H1N1 Pandemic of 2009

    The United States Pandemic Response: Lessons from the H1N1 Pandemic of 2009

    Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius explore the H1N1 Pandemic of 2009 and what lessons that pandemic might have for our current situation. Series: "UC Public Policy Channel" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 37523]

    • 1 hr 28 min
    A Call to Action: Transforming Community-Academic Partnerships to Secure Environmental Justice for All

    A Call to Action: Transforming Community-Academic Partnerships to Secure Environmental Justice for All

    This presentation reflects on the long history of contamination in the Bayview Hunters Point community, the health harms disproportionately suffered by community members, and the challenges and opportunities for collaboration between community members, academics, scientists, and health professionals to address these environmental injustices. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36861]

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Environmental Injustice and Health Politics: Systems Change and Social Care

    Environmental Injustice and Health Politics: Systems Change and Social Care

    This moderated discussion explores the structural inequities of the healthcare system, laid to bare most recently by the COVID pandemic, and the institutional, socio-political and policy changes that are necessary to rebuild the health of our people, our economy, and our democracy. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36859]

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Population Health Risks of a Changing Climate

    Population Health Risks of a Changing Climate

    Climate change affects the health of all Americans. The adverse health consequences are projected to worsen with additional climate change. Kristie Ebi, University of Washington, explains that proactive adaptation policies and programs reduce the risks and impacts from climate-sensitive health outcomes and from disruptions in healthcare services. Additional benefits to health arise from explicitly accounting for climate change risks in infrastructure planning and urban design. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 36491]

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Applying the Science of Toxic Stress to Transform Outcomes - Nadine Burke Harris

    Applying the Science of Toxic Stress to Transform Outcomes - Nadine Burke Harris

    Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California's first-ever Surgeon General , is dedicated to changing the way our society deals with the public health crisis of childhood trauma. An overwhelming scientific consensus demonstrates that cumulative adversity, particularly during critical and sensitive developmental periods, is a root cause to some of the most harmful, persistent and expensive health challenges facing our nation. In this keynote address at the 2020 CIRM Grantee Meeting, Dr. Burke Harris explains the science and solutions. Series: "Women in Science" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36328]

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Knowledge Networks - Keith Yamamoto Sergio Baranzini Susan Gregurick Lola Fayanju

    Knowledge Networks - Keith Yamamoto Sergio Baranzini Susan Gregurick Lola Fayanju

    Experts share perspectives on institutional, state and national efforts to create knowledge networks that accelerate bench top research, clinical trials, and patient access to experimental and approved therapies. A discussion of how best to capture and integrate various datasets to improve understanding of diseases, discovery of novel targets, therapeutic candidates and biomarkers, accelerating clinical development and approval of novel therapies and enhancing patient access and affordability. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 36337]

    • 1 hr 35 min

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