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February 2019

Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research Seminar: “Exposure to Conflict-related Violence and Nutritional Status of Children in Iraq”

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Academic Support Building (ASB) Room 2200G, 90 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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"Exposure to Conflict-related Violence and Nutritional Status of Children in Iraq" will be presented by Yubraj Acharya, PhD, Assistant Professor, Health Policy & Administration, and Demography. Dr. Acharya is a health economist interested in understanding the determinants of health behavior and outcomes in low-income settings, especially among the disadvantaged groups. The thematic focus of his research is on malnutrition, which remains stubbornly high in many developing countries. He joined Penn State in July 2017 after completing his PhD from the University of Michigan…

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Epidemiology Seminar: “Geographical Disparities and Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Pennsylvania”

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Academic Support Building (ASB) Room 2008, 90 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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"Geographical Disparities and Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Pennsylvania" will be presented by Dr. Alicia McDonald, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences. In addition to the in-person presentation in the Academic Support Building, participants may also join via Zoom webinar or by calling 929-205-6099, meeting ID 778 042 691.

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Biostatistics seminar: “Statistical Genetics 4.0 — How to tackle life complexities”

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Academic Support Building (ASB) Room 2200G, 90 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Presented by: Rongling Wu, PhD,Distinguished Professor, Public Health Science Life is complex. Statistical genetics is a discipline that facilitates the dissection of phenotypic diversity towards unveiling the secrets of life. Statistical genetics integrates statistics and genetics through genetic and phenotypic data to map and predict how complex traits are controlled, formed and edited. The early version of statistical genetics is quantitative genetics, founded on Mendelian inheritance, which studies phenotypic variation by partitioning it into its genetic and environmental components. Thanks to…

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Lunch and Learn: A Deeper Dive into Positive Work Relationships

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C3700 – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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This program, co-hosted by Career Services, the Office of Student Mental Health and Counseling and the Graduate Student Association, will be a continuation of the "Building Positive Work Relationships" program held in Fall 2018. The program will begin with a brief overview followed by individual and group activities that utilize strategies to proactively manage conflict and effectively work with different personality types. Lunch will be provided.  To register, email Jessica Kirkwood at jlk296@psu.edu by Feb. 15, 2019.

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Professionalism Workshop

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2019 at 5:00pm

Various Locations, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Professionalism involves how employers and colleagues perceive you and encompasses behavior, workplace ethics and even appearance. Lapses in professionalism can affect your credibility on the job. In this session, participants will learn the professional skills and behaviors needed to succeed in the workplace. The Feb. 8, 2019, workshop will take place in Room C1800 at Penn State College of Medicine. The Feb. 26, 2019, workshop will take place in Room 2008 of the Academic Support Building. This event is co-hosted…

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Writing Workshop: Further Developing Writing Skills

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Academic Support Building (ASB) Room 2008, 90 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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This interactive, hands-on writing workshop focuses on approaches and strategies to help students develop and refine writing skills. By attending this workshop, participants will: Learn how to efficiently plan and organize responses. Get practice developing paragraphs using appropriate levels of detail and adequate explanation. Learn strategies for reviewing and revising responses. Try out tips for proofreading and editing a final version before submission. This workshop is presented by Penn State College of Medicine's Cognitive Skills Program. In addition to the…

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31st Annual Graduate Student Forum Speaker Seminar

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lecture Room B (Room C5621) – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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The Graduate Student Forum speaker seminar will take place following the student presentations.

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March 2019

31st Annual Graduate Student Forum

March 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various Locations, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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As part of the 31st annual Graduate Student Forum, student lectures and poster presentations will take place all day in Lecture Room A and C3621 at Penn Sate College of Medicine.

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Mark J. Young International Health Policy Scholarship Lecture

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lecture Room A (Room C4618) – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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The 2019 Mark J. Young International Health Policy Scholarship Lecture will feature award recipient and lecturer Dr. Timothy Craig, who will be speaking about his continued work in Vietnam. Dr. Craig will be joined by his colleagues from Lam Dong Medical College in Dalat, Vietnam. Lunch is provided. Online registration is required by March 8

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GoinGlobal Workshop

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C1832 – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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This workshop provides a demonstration and overview of GoinGlobal, a free resource for those considering traveling or working internationally or within specific U.S. cities. Features include an international job and internship search, career guides for 90 domestic and international locations, an employer directory and a searchable H1B visa application database. Learn more on the GoinGlobal blog.

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Resumes vs. CVs workshop

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Participants will learn the differences between a resume and CV, when to use each document, how to incorporate skills and experiences desired by employers and why proper formatting is so important. Attendees should bring their resume/CV and applicable posting(s).

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Graduate Career Consortium PhD and Master’s Virtual Career Expo

March 20 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Graduate Career Consortium's Virtual Career Expo (VCE) is a one-day online career fair for PhD and master's students, postdocs and graduate alumni, offering the opportunity to connect with employers representing a range of career fields. Various chat times will be available. Learn more about the event here. Contact Jessica at jlk296@psu.edu with any questions.

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Create Your Career: Health Education

March 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Academic Support Building (ASB) Room 2008, 90 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Students will have the opportunity to meet with Nicole Lindsay, MPH, MCHES, Manager of Health Education and Wellness at Geneia, a subsidiary of Capitol Blue Cross. In her role, she provides direct oversight for the health and wellness team, manages the professional development of those she supervises, and serves on the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Refreshments will be provided.

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Annual Graduate Exhibition

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The annual Graduate Exhibition will be held in the Alumni and Heritage halls at the HUB-Robeson Center in University Park. There will be shuttle service from the College of Medicine.

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Eurofins Annual Job Fair

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, 2425 New Holland Pike
Lancaster, 17601
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Penn State College of Medicine's Office of Graduate Education and Career Services will host a visit to Eurofins, a global leader in bio-pharmaceutical laboratory services. Participants will receive a tour of the major laboratories and facilities in Lancaster and engage with directors, managers, group leaders and recruiters. The Eurofins Annual Job Fair is open to graduate students in anatomy, biostatistics, biomedical sciences and neuroscience. Transportation will be provided, and registration is required. Contact Jessica Kirkwood at jlk296@psu.edu with questions or to…

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