University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health

 

 

VCBH Lecture Series & Annual Conference

 

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Upcoming Lectures
Date
Location
Details

Isabelle Desjardins, PhD

 

University of Vermont

 

"Suicide Risk Assessment in Hospitals: an Expert System Based Triage Tool"

December 17th, 2014 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Rebecca Thornton PhD

 

University of Michigan

 

Topic: Financial incentives to promote global health

January 21st, 2015 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Marian Fitzgibbon, PhD

 

University of Illinois at Chicago

 

"Obesity Interventions in Underserved Populations: What Works and What Doesn't"

February 18th, 2015 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Xiaozhong Wen, PhD

 

University of Buffalo

 

“Developmental Origins of Obesity: Pre-Postnatal Tobacco Exposure as an Example”

March 18th, 2015 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Mary Cushman, MD

 

University of Vermont

 

Topic: American Heart Association’s metrics for improving cardiovascular health

April 15th, 2015 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Neal Cohen, PhD

 

University of Illinois

 

Topic: Nutrition, learning, and memory

May 20th, 2015 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.

John Ware Jr., PhD

 

University of Massachusetts

 

Topic: Quality of life/general health outcome measures

June 24th, 2015 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.
VCBH 2015 3rd Annual Behavior Change Conference Oct. 2-3, 2015 Burlington, VT

For details, contact:

Marissa Wells

mwells2@uvm.edu

802-656-0079

Completed Lectures
Date
Presentation
            
VCBH's 1st Annual Behavior Change Conference September 26-27, 2013 Streamed talks  
Jack Henningfield, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Pinney Associates

"Tobacco use as an exemplar of what can be accomplished with behavior changes: Challenges ahead"
September 26, 2013

Slides Video

 
Alan Budney, Ph.D.

Dartmouth College

"Incentives in the treatment of substance use disorders and beyond"
October 14, 2013 Slides Video  
Sarah Heil, Ph.D.

University of Vermont

"Buprenorphine for Treating Opioid-Dependent Pregnant Women: Behavioral Pharmacology in Action"
November 18, 2013 Slides Video  
Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University

"Delay Discounting: Innovation in Understanding Risk Behavior"
December 16, 2013 Slides Video  
Carl Hart, Ph.D.

Columbia University

"Challenging Assumptions about Drugs"
January 21, 2014 Slides Video  
Leslie John, Ph.D.

Harvard Business School

"Capitalizing on Irrationality"
February 18, 2014 Slides Video  

*Psychiatry Grand Rounds


Tricia Leahey, Ph.D.


The Miriam Hospital & Brown Medical School


"Financial incentives and social networks for obesity treatment"

March 28, 2014 Slides Video  
James MacKillop, Ph.D.

University of Georgia

"Understanding Addictive Behavioral using Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics: A Translational Approach"
April 15, 2014 Slides Video  
Gene Heyman, Ph.D.

Boston College

"What drug users have taught us about addiction–and why the lessons are often ignored"
May 20, 2014 Slides Video  
John Jakicic, PhD

University of Pittsburgh

“If Obesity is a Disease, Is Physical Activity an Effective Lifestyle Treatment?”
June 24, 2014 Slides Video  

Jesse Dallery, Ph.D.

 

University of Florida

 

"Digital & Behavioral Technology to Promote Health Behavior"

September 17, 2014 Slides Video  

VCBH 2014 2nd Annual Behavior Change Conference

Behavior Change, Health and Health Disparities

October 2-3, 2014 Streamed talks  

Kenneth Silverman, Ph.D.


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


“Incentives & Health: The Application of Operant Conditioning in Health Promotion.”

November 19th, 2014 Slides Video  

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