2018 Workshop Schedule

Friday, September 21

10:00am 

10:00am (DEC211-212 and DEC215-217-219)
Team Building: Assets Inventory

Speaker
Dana Scott, Director of Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes, Assistant Professor, School of Design and Engineering, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

11:00am 

11:00am (DEC001-Forum)
Integral Sustainable Approaches

This lecture will provide students with the foundational knowledge of sustainability basics to assist in the holistic approach to making good communities.

Speaker
Rob Fleming, Architect, LEED® AP BD&C, The Salaman Family Chair in Sustainable Design, Director and Associate Professor, Master of Science in Sustainable Design, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

11:00am (DEC002-003)
How do you successfully innovate?—Use of Innovation Games

This workshop will prepare students to consider future changes in population demographics as it relates specifically to older adults and analyze the ability of a community to support all members in remaining active, independent members of society. All aspects of the environment, including the physical and social environment, will be discussed.

Speaker
Les Sztandera, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Information Systems, School of Business Administration, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

11:00am (DEC102)
PolicyMap: Tools and Functions (Bring your laptop or mobile device for this interactive session)

PolicyMap is a nationwide Geographic Information System (GIS) data and mapping tool powered by over 100 data sources incorporating health, demographics, income, education, federal programs and quality of life indicators. Create maps, tables, and reports to understand community needs, write compelling grant applications and locate health resources.

Speaker
Betsy Minnich, MLS, Business Development- Academic Market, PolicyMap

12:00pm 

12:00pm (DEC001-Forum)
Building Healthy Communities: Mechanisms of Change

Speaker
Casey O’Donnell, President and CEO, IMPACT Services Corporation

12:00pm (DEC002-003)
Cultural and Intergenerational Trauma and the Impact on Access to Health in our Communities

This interactive workshop will provide awareness of how cultural and intergenerational trauma impacts the health of our communities. Participants will engage in an experience that addresses how intergenerational trauma impacts the development and use of community resources that are intended to provide equitable access to health

Speakers
Stephen DiDonato, PhD, LPC, NCC, Associate Director and Assistant Professor, Community and Trauma Counseling, Co-director, Jefferson Trauma Education Network (J-TEN), Deputy Director, Jefferson Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Angelle Richardson, PhD, LPC, Visiting Professor, Community and Trauma Counseling
Nicole G. Johnson, LPC, CAADC, CCDP-D, Community and Trauma Counseling
Rachel Brandoff, Ph.D., ATR-BC, ATCS, LCAT, Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Art Therapy Specialization, Community and Trauma Counseling Program
Warren M. Young, MS, Adjunct Professor, College of Health Professions,
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

12:00pm (DEC102)
Aging in Place

This workshop will prepare students to consider future changes in population demographics as it relates specifically to older adults and analyze the ability of a community to support all members in remaining active, independent members of society. All aspects of the environment, including the physical and social environment, will be discussed.

Speakers
Monique Chabot, OTD, OTR/L, CLIPP, CAPS, CLA Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Martha Anez, RA, NCIDQ, Associate Professor, Associate Director, Interior Design and Interior Architecture, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

1:00pm 

1:00pm (DEC002-003) 
Consumer Centricity: factors to consider when developing healthcare solutions for populations

Speaker
Christina Lee, Principal Scientist, Johnson & Johnson

1:00pm (DEC102)
Library Business Research: Locating Data at the Zip Code Level (Bring your laptop or mobile device for this interactive session)

Librarian presentation about finding the data you need to support your idea, or to help determine what your idea should be.

Speakers
Michael DiCamillo, Collection Development and Business Research Librarian
Daniel Verbit, Systems Librarian, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

2:00pm

2:00pm (DEC001-Forum)
Food Insecurity in Philadelphia

Speaker
Michelle C. Lawson, M.S., M.B.A., M.H.R.M., J.D. Subject Matter Expert, Drexel University, Adjunct Professor, Drexel University, Management Consultant & Principal, Lawson and Associates, Member, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) Director of Agricultural Programs and Special Projects, Adjunct Professor, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

2:00pm (DEC002/DEC003)
Innovation in Resource Limited Settings

Speaker
Michael Moscherosch, Director R&D, External Innovation & Alliances, Johnson & Johnson

2:00pm (DEC102)
Are Healthy Communities Green Communities? An Introduction to the Science of Biophilia and Nature Deficit Disorder

Speaker
Jeffrey Klemens, Ph.D., Nardiello-Flick Term Chair in Biology and Design, Assistant Professor of Biology, College of Life Sciences, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

3:00pm

3:00pm (DEC001 Forum)
Climate Change and Environmental Disparities: Impacts on Philadelphia Communities

Speakers
Ciara Williams, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
Radika Bhaskar, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Engineering, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

3:00pm (DEC002 / DEC003)
The Influence of Pollution & Allergies on Healthy Living 

Speaker
Kyle Brogden, Director of Global OTC R&D, Johnson & Johnson 

3:00pm (DEC102)
Applying Evidence Based Risk Communication Principles to Dissemination of Information

An executive summary of evidence based Risk Communication principles that can be applied to dissemination of information (PSA-Public Service Announcements)

Speaker
Barry J. Burton, BSN, D.O., Assistant Visiting Professor, Disaster Medicine and Management, College of Health Professions, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

4:00pm – 6:00pm
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Saturday, September 22

10:00am 

10:00am (DEC001 Forum)
Health Assessments

Speakers
James Plumb, MD, MPH, Co- Director – Center for Urban Health, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Rickie Brawer, PhD, MPH, MCHES, Co-Director for the Center for Urban Health, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

10:00am (DEC002/003)
Developing the Design Brief 

This workshop explores the design proposition brief, often referred to as the program, which is a statement of a project’s uniqueness & requirements to be met in design. To develop this program, the team must undertake a reflective process called programming in order to clarify the design problem.

Speaker
David Kratzer, AIA, NCARB, Associate Professor, Nexus Learning Advocate, The RHJ Associates P.C. Term Chair for Architecture, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

10:00am (DEC102)
Customer Inquiry 

Learn how to find out who are your customers are and what they really need and want using Human-Centered Design Thinking.

Speaker
Luca Iandoli, Ph.D, Associate Dean for Global and Online Programs, College of Professional Studies, St. John’s University

11:00am

11:00am (DEC 001 Forum)
Concrete Story Telling

Speaker
Nancy Varghese, Director of Strategic Alliances & Business Development, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

11:00am (DEC002/003)
Strategic Thinking, Decision Making and Problem Solving in a Dynamic Environment 

This interactive workshop is intended to help participants with building and developing problem solving skills in a complex environment. Tips on how to “see” the world through different lenses to better understand the complexity of the problems will be shared and practiced to further strengthen individual decision making skills.

Speakers
Irina Stoyneva, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ryan Cruz, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business Administration, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

11:00am (DEC102) 
Healthy Community Design: an Intergenerational Space for those with Memory Loss or Cognitive Impairment

Speaker
Pamela Topping, PhD, Ulster University, Ulster’s Bamford Centre for Mental Health & Wellbeing 

12:00pm

12:00pm (DEC001-Forum)
What happened to my hood? Redlining and Gentrification in Philadelphia

Speaker
Michaela Pommells, Founder, Corajus (Coalition for Racial Justice), Program Director AFRE (Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equality)

12:00pm (DEC002-003)
Genetic Diseases Caused by Genome Mutations and Our Environments

Speaker
Dr. Abedalaziz Bior, Associate Professor of Biology and Biochemistry, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

12:00pm (DEC102) 
Researching Community Organizations by Neighborhood and Zip Code

Learn how to find information about government services and nonprofit organizations available in your assigned zip code and/or neighborhood. Please bring a laptop or mobile device, so you can actively conduct research.

Speaker
Amanpreet Kaur, CFCS, MLIS, Community Health & Engineering Librarian, University of Pennsylvania

4:00pm – 6:00pm

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Sunday, September  23

1:00pm

1:00pm (DEC002/003) 
Lighting my fire: Crafting the effective elevator pitch

Speaker
Kevin James, MBA, Assistant Dean, Associate Director of Operations, Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Professional Studies, St. John’s University

2:00pm

2:00pm (DEC002/003)
How to Compose Your Poster

Speaker 
Susan Frostén, R.A. (NYS), LEED AP BD+C, Associate Provost, Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Architecture, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

4:00pm – 6:00pm

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