HMSS Research Communication Seminar Series

When Apr 11, 2024 11:00 AM to
Apr 19, 2024 12:00 PM
Where SPHIS Room 103
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The Dept. of Health Management and Systems Sciences (HMSS) invites you to attend two presentations in April for their Research Communication Seminar Series. The seminars are scheduled on April 11 and April 18 at 11:00 a.m. in Room 103 at the School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS) building or via Teams.

Thursday, April 11 at 11 a.m.
Sarah Ladd, The Kentucky Lantern
Title: The 5th Grader Test: Communicating Research to a Universal Audience.
In this session, the speaker will discuss how different policies are impacted by research and how these findings can be communicated to a diverse audience in a language intelligible to all.

Thursday, April 18 at 11 a.m.
Panelists: Dr. Ryan Combs (Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences), Dr. Natalie DuPre (Department of Epidemiology and Public Health), Dr. Seyed Karimi (Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences) 
Title: Bridging the Gap: Translating Research into Actionable Insights for Decision-Makers
In this panel presentation, Drs. Combs, DuPre, and Karimi will share insights into the importance of translating research findings clearly and concisely for diverse audiences. They will share their experiences translating their research findings into actionable information for decision-makers, including policymakers.

LUNCH: Lunch will be provided to anyone who pre-registers for the event. Click here to REGISTER.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact HMSS PhD student, Chandrima Chatterjee, at



About the Series: Doctoral students in the Dept. of Health Management and Systems Sciences are inviting local experts to discuss various aspects of research communication and demonstrate how to use simple but effective communication strategies. The goal of this series is to promote a strong sense of interest in scientific research and generate innovative ideas for communicating research findings to diverse audiences. Funding for the Research Communication Seminar Series comes from a Civic Engagement Microgrant from Research!America

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