HBS Colloquia for Fall 2019

Location:  North Classroom, Rm. 1207  

Time: 2:30-4:00pm



August 30th


Be There and Care: Revisiting Parenting Characteristics in a Psychoimmunological Model of Adolescent Depression

Erika Manczak, PhD, LP

Department of Psychology, University of Denver

September 13th


Depressive Symptoms and Disparities Therein Among Mexican Immigrants Over the 21st Century: A Binational Examination

Fernando Riosmena, PhD

Department of Geography, University of Colorado Denver

October 18th





Health and Behavioral Sciences Faculty and Student Panel


Beyond Risk: Exploring the Relationship Between Maternal Perceptions of Social Support and Child Body Mass Index Using the Fragile Families Study

Emily Melnick, MPH


Mental Health and Housing Affordability Disparities: Dual Burdens in Colorado

Ivan Ramirez, PhD


Navigating the Risk of Displacement: An Ethnographic Study of Low Income Residents in a Gentrifying Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado

Marisa Westbrook, MPH

October 25th



Health and Behavioral Sciences Faculty and Student Panel


Blind Spot: Limitations of a Population Attributable Risk Analysis

Indira Gujral, PhD


“Keep it Collegial”: Status Distinctions and Hierarchies on the Inpatient Wards

Hyeyoung Oh Nelson, PhD


Factors and Experiences of Primary Care Use Among Young Adult Refugees

Sarah Brewer, MPA

November 1st



Narrative Research into the Aftermath of School Shootings: How Research can inform Public Practice and Community well-being

Carolyn Mears, PhD

Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver

November 8th


‘Making Death’ in the Era of Medical Aid-In-Dying

Mara Buchbinder, PhD

Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

December 6th

Immigration Policy is Public Health Policy: the Impact of a 'Decidedly Hostile' Federal Climate on Colorado's Health Care Safety Net

Sarah Horton, PhD

Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Denver