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Upcoming Events


SHARPWEBINAR
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus: Assessing Biosecurity in the Swine Feed Supply Chain
October 7
6:30 am Central

Instructors: Dr. Peter Davies, Dr. Tim Snider, Dr. Montserrat Torremorell, Dr. Sagar Goyal
Guest Contibutors: Dr. Joel Nerem, Dr. Scot Dee, Dr. Laura Greiner

Practicing swine veterinarians, researchers, and other industry stakeholders are focusing their attention on questions like these to insure that pork producers they serve are able to effectively manage the biosecurity risks they face. The swine feed supply chain has been an area of intense interest and the focus of research, conferences, and even the mass media. The Swine Group at the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine understands that swine veterinarians are continually striving to stay abreast of the most current information related to this devastating disease.

This webinar is part of the Advanced Distributed Veterinary Education and Training - Swine (ADVET-S) online course.

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SHARPWEBINAR
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus: Assessing Biosecurity in the Swine Feed Supply Chain
October 14
6:30 am Central

Instructors: Dr. Peter Davies, Dr. Tim Snider, Dr. Montserrat Torremorell, Dr. Sagar Goyal
Guest Contibutors: Dr. Joel Nerem, Dr. Scot Dee, Dr. Laura Greiner

Practicing swine veterinarians, researchers, and other industry stakeholders are focusing their attention on questions like these to insure that pork producers they serve are able to effectively manage the biosecurity risks they face. The swine feed supply chain has been an area of intense interest and the focus of research, conferences, and even the mass media. The Swine Group at the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine understands that swine veterinarians are continually striving to stay abreast of the most current information related to this devastating disease.

This webinar is part of the Advanced Distributed Veterinary Education and Training - Swine (ADVET-S) online course.

Learn more



SHARPEvaluation 2014
American Evaluation Association (AEA)
28th Annual Conference
October 15-18
Denver, Colorado

Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future. AEA's Guiding Principles call on evaluators to care for the public good. At the 2014 conference, AEA will explore how visionary evaluation can attend to the public good by integrating systems thinking, building relationships, and understanding sustainable and equitable living.

Learn more and register online.



SHARP7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agricultural & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives (SHARP)
October 19-22
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

The 7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agricultural & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives (SHARP) will host a diverse range of topics on agricultural, occupational, and rural health topics. This symposium will capture the impact of global issues and challenges facing the health and safety of rural peoples in the twenty first century will seek to bridge gaps that occur between the spectra of basic research, applied research, the community and policy. The Symposium is intended to be inclusive of all rural settings, from those in fully industrialized countries to those in emerging or subsistence economies. This year's themes are: Healthy Workplaces, Healthy People, Healthy Communities, and Healthy Environments.

UMASH PRESENTERS:

Carrie Klumb, MPH
Healthy Fairs Workshops: A One Health approach to improving health and safety at county fairs in Minnesota

Iris Reyes, MPH
Surveillance of Disease and Injury in Wisconsin Dairy Farmers and Workers

Iris Reyes, MPH
Finding Data, In Data: Mining Terms from Electronic Medical Records for the Characterization of Dairy Worker Populations

Iris Reyes, MPH
A computer application for clinicians to facilitate the return-to-work of injured agricultural workers

Amy Liebman, MPA, MA and Iris Reyes, MPH
Migrant workers in agriculture and rural areas – global perspectives and local responses (panel discussion)

Pete Raynor, PhD
Effects Of Production Practices and Environmental Factors on Air Contaminants in Swine Facilities

Learn more and register online.

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SHARP142nd Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) Meeting and Exposition
November 15-19
New Orleans, Louisiana

APHA's Annual Meeting & Exposition serves as the home for public health professionals to convene, learn, network and engage with peers. With the Annual Meeting, we strengthen the profession of public health, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

This year's theme is Healthography. We will reach beyond traditional perspectives as we explore how health challenges are dictated by place.

UMASH PRESENTERS:

Amy Liebman,MPA, MA
All that we herd: Using qualitative methods to understand language, barriers, and challenges in a changing dairy industry

Matthew Keifer, MD, MPH
Surveillance of disease and injury in Wisconsin dairy farmers and workers

Casper Bendixsen, PhD
Clash between agrarian ethics and industrialization

Iris Reyes, MPH
Facilitating the return-to-work of injured and ill farm workers: An online decoder for clinicians

Patricia Juarez-Carrillo, MPH, Ph.D.
Beyond worker training – the role of the community health workers in sustaining safe practices in an occupational setting

Learn more and register online.

UMASH