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Public Health: What Do Phila. Mayoral Candidates Have to Say?

phmcPublic Health Management Corporation (PHMC), the city’s leader in public health, is hosting a Mayoral Candidates’ Forum on Thursday, April 16 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., followed by a reception.

In recognition of Public Health Week, PHMC, the region’s public health institute, has invited Anthony Williams, Lynne Abraham, Nelson Diaz, Jim Kenney, Doug Oliver and Milton Street to present their public health plans for Philadelphia. The discussion will center on broadening the definition of public health, the current landscape of public health in the City of Philadelphia, and the challenges and opportunities facing elected officials, government agencies, and nonprofit and private partners to deliver public health services to those in need.

The candidate forum will be held in the Lower Mezzanine Conference Center of PHMC’s new headquarters located at
1500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102. Seating is limited and will be handled on a first come, first served basis. So be sure to register soon! Registration closes on April 10.

Register here

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APA, RefWorks, Zotero workshops –  All are welcome!

Here’s a chance to learn how to use the powerful citation management tools RefWorks and Zotero. With just a couple of clicks, capture references from databases and search engines and then generate a bibliography in the style of your choice. Get subject search help too!
Open to students, faculty, and staff.

Can’t decide between Zotero and RefWorks? Watch this 1-minute video for an intro to both: http://tinyurl.com/refworkszotero

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE HELD AT 4PM IN RM 207, 2ND FLOOR, FALVEY LIBRARY – Bring your laptop or Mac
Register by contacting barbara.quintiliano@villanova.edu (or just drop in).

RefWorks workshops:

Thursday, March 19
Monday, Apr. 13

Zotero workshops
NOTE:
Before coming to the session, install Zotero on your Mac or laptop by following these instructions: http://tinyurl.com/installzotero

Thursday, March 12
Tuesday, March 24
Thursday, April 9
Thursday, April 23

APA Demystified

Do your students stress over doing APA-Style bibliographies? Honest, there really is a method to APA’s madness, and it’s more predictable than they may think. Encourage them to come learn the basics of citing all types of documents: books, journal articles, and websites. Bring your laptop or Mac and get ready to show APA who’s boss!

Open to faculty and staff too!.
Register by contacting barbara.quintiliano@villanova.edu (or just drop in).

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE HELD AT 4 PM IN RM 207, 2ND FLOOR, FALVEY LIBRARY

Tuesday, March 17
Tuesday, March 31
Wednesday, April 8
Tuesday, April 21
Wednesday, April 29

Can’t make any of the sessions listed above? Book an individual session with Barbara.  Click and reserve a time slot: https://barbquin.youcanbook.me/


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Social Capital Forum, Dec. 1 at PHMC

The Community Health Data Base (CHDB) staff cordially invites members of the Villanova University community, one of its supporting institutions, to a forum and discussion of social capital in the Philadelphia region. This forum will take place on Thursday, December 1st from 10:00 am to 11:30 am on the 18th floor at Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, located at 260 South Broad Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

As part of this forum, CHDB staff will present key findings on social capital from the latest Household Health Survey; additionally, CHDB staff will release a Social Capital Brief about these findings. The forum will also include a panel of speakers, including Andrew Swinney from the Philadelphia Foundation, Dr. Allen Glicksman from Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, and Dr. Lorraine Dean from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.  Dr. Glicksman and Dr. Dean will present case studies of how they have used CHDB’s social capital data in their respective work.

Light refreshments will be served. All members and affiliates are welcome to attend. To RSVP for this event, please contact Johanna Trowbridge at: 215-985-2548 or johannat@phmc.org.


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