Insights & Innovations

Insights & Innovations Webinar Series

Insights & Innovations is a monthly webinar series designed for public health practitioners. Our current series is exploring ways we can address public health challenges through a health equity lens. Webinars are the last Friday of every month at 12:00 pm eastern time.

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2018 Insights & Innovations Webinars

Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

The Least, Last, and Lost of a US Public Health Crisis: Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder
September 27, 2018

Tara Benjamin, MD, MS, FACOG
Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
IU School of Medicine
Director of the Maternal Recovery Program
Riley Maternity & Newborn Health

OUD Slides

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome; Sullivan County Regional Health Department
August 24, 2018

Ashlie Harrod, RN, BSN
NAS Nurse Educator
Sullivan County Regional Health Department

NAS Slides

Indiana Addictions Crisis

Responding to the Indiana Addictions Crisis: Legal & Policy Best Practices
July 27, 2018

Ross D. Silverman, JD, MPH
IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Legal & Policy Best Practices Slides

Syringe Services Programs

Syringe Services Programs in Indiana
April 27, 2018

Erika L. Chapman, MPH, CPH, CHES, RYT-200
Harm Reduction Program Manager
Division of HIV, STD, Viral Hepatitis
Indiana State Department of Health

Syringe Services Slides

Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction
March 30, 2018

Christopher Abert
Indiana Recovery Alliance

Harm Reduction Slides

Colorado's LARC Program Overview

Colorado's LARC Program Overview
February 23, 2018

Jody Camp, MPH
Family Planning Section Manager
Colorado Family Planning Initiative

LARC Overview Slides

Creating Opportunities to Achieve Optimal Health

Addressing Health Disparities

African American Family Reunion Partnerships as a Culturally-Appropriate Approach for Addressing Health Disparities
December 15, 2017

Sula Hood, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Addressing Health Disparities Slides

Who Rides the Bus

Who Rides the Bus: Examining Transit Ridership in Marion County
December 1, 2017

Kelly Davila
Senior Research Analyst
The Polis Center at IUPUI

Matt Nowlin
Research Analyst
The Polis Center at IUPUI

Safe, Strong, Supportive

ACES, Development and a Path to the Future
October 27, 2017

Patsy Sellars, MSW
Managing Director Field Offices
Casey Family Programs

ACES Slides

Social Enterprises

Social Enterprises and Health Equity
September 29, 2017

Patrick Monahan, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics
IU School of Medicine & IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI
CEO and Founder
Home At Last, LLC

Social Enterprises Slides

American Community Survey on Disability

The American Community Survey (ACS) and Data on Disability
August 25, 2017

Lewis E. Kraus, MPH, MCP
Center on Disability at the Public Health Institute
Oakland, CA

ACS and Data on Disability Webinar Slides

Including People with Disabilities

Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies
July 28, 2017

Adriane K. Griffen, DrPH, MPH, MCHES
Senior Director, Public Health and Leadership
Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Disability Competencies Webinar Slides

HIV Criminalization

HIV Criminalization: What’s so bad about laws that criminalize people living with HIV?
June 23, 2017

Dr. Carrie Foote
Associate Professor of Sociology
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

HIV Criminalization Webinar Slides

Project POINT

Project POINT: Meeting post-overdose patients where they are
May 26, 2017

Drs. Dan O’Donnell and Krista Brucker
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine

Project POINT Webinar Slides

The Opioid Epidemic and HIV Outbreak in Indiana

The Opioid Epidemic and HIV Outbreak in Indiana: Epidemiology, Response and Lessons Learned
April 28, 2017

Joan M. Duwve, MD, MPH
Associate Dean, Fairbanks School of Public Health
Chief Medical Officer, Indiana State Department of Health

Opioid Epidemic and HIV Outbreak Webinar Slides

Health Equity in Indiana

Health Equity in Indiana: What is Happening Now!
March 31, 2017

Antoniette M. Holt, MPH
Director, Office of Minority Health
Indiana State Department of Health

Health Equity in Indiana Webinar Slides

Leading From the Cliff

Leading From the Cliff
February 24, 2017

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH
State Health Commissioner
Indiana State Department of Health

Leading From the Cliff Webinar Slides

Advancing Health Equity

Advancing Health Equity
January 27, 2017

Jeanne F. Ayers, RN, MPH
Assistant Commissioner and 
Chief Health Equity Strategist
Minnesota Department of Health

Advancing Health Equity Webinar Slides

Culture of Health

2016 Legislative Updates

12 Domains of Public Health Accreditation