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2022 Research Week

2022 Research Week flyer thumbnailHSRI's Health Sciences Symposium at UC Merced's annual Research Week event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 9th 2022 from 1:00pm - 3:30pm and will feature graduate student and faculty member speakers on a broad range of topics, including an introduction to HSRI's new San Joaquin Valley Center for Community Air Assessment and Injustice Reduction (SJV CC-AIR)

As with all 2022 Research Week events, the HSRI session will be hosted entirely online - please see Zoom information below. Confirmed speakers:

  • 1:00pm - Asa Bradman, Professor of Public Health, School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Arts
    East Bay Diesel Exposure Project initial results and implications for future air quality research in the San Joaquin Valley
  • 1:25pm - Kyra Hamilton, Professor of Health Psychology, Griffith University, Australia
    Predicting and Promoting COVID-19 Preventive Behaviors
  • 1:50pm - Peggy O’Day, Professor of Life & Environmental Sciences, School of Natural Sciences
    Iron Speciation in Respirable Particulate Matter from Urban Locations and Implications for Human Health
  • 2:15pm - Jacques-Ezechiel N'Guessan, Graduate Student in Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering
    Simulation-driven analysis of gait with lower limb prosthesis
  • 2:40pm - Jocelyn Ochoa, Graduate Student in Chemistry, School of Natural Sciences 
    The Effects of Electronic Cigarette Additives on Lung Surfactant Membranes
  • 3:05pm - Deborah Wiebe, Director of the Health Sciences Research Institute and Professor of Health Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Arts
    Improving Self-Regulation and Social Support for Diabetes During Emerging Adulthood
    And closing remarks

Find out more about Research Week here

2022 Research Week flyer