Events Contact Information

If you would like an announcement listed in our calendar, newsletter, or PQHS News & Events main page, please email corresponding image and information to Jodi Gronborg.


Contact information to ask questions or request information about departmental events and event series is listed below. The calendar widget to the right is interactive and can be used to add (most of these) events to your calendar. 

Contact :  Nital Subhas:

501 Series Resumes and runs throughout the year, with a break in July and August. Presenters and topics vary each week.

Date/Time:    Fridays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location:    Usually 501 presentations are held in BRB 105.

The expectation is that students and faculty will attend in person if possible and when appropriate. A Zoom option is available for virtual attendance.


Please join us for our next PQHS-based Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Learning Group. We will be sharing and discussing articles and current events, along with personal and professional experiences relevant to DEI in research.

One of the goals of the group is for attendees to walk away with knowledge that is actionable so that we may include diverse perspectives in our work and build new collaborations and networks. These experiences include opportunities participation in case-based learning, workshops, and brainstorming sessions across a broad range of topics and disciplines.

This group is a safe space for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge and skills related to DEI and is for people who are both new to DEI topics in research and those who have been working in this space already. Welcome!

Date/Time:  Third Wednesday of the month, Noon – 1:30 pm  

Location: This DEI group will be hybrid - online and in person. The in-person group will be held in the Wolstein Research Building in room 3-136. If you don't have access to WRB, let us know. We'll make sure that someone is available before and during the first 10 minutes of the meeting to provide access to the space.

Topics: Vary each month 
Contact: Rebecca Miller,

Join Zoom Meeting - the Zoom information is always the same
Meeting ID: 927 7470 9123
Passcode: 910584

ENIGMA is a weekly series of informal seminars that seeks to create a community of faculty, post-docs, students, and staff focused on topics involving genomic epidemiology, statistical genetics, and computational biology. The goal of each seminar is to provide a "water-cooler" environment for informal discussions and fostering of new ideas/collaborations. 

Presentations can include journal articles, research aims, research results, funding announcements, etc. The presenter typically uses only a few PPT slides with a specific emphasis on the hypothesis - WHY is this research important? What impact does it have? What are its ramifications? The presenter also will provide 3-4 open-ended questions for discussion.

Participants are encouraged to review the article, grant aims, etc., in advance to engage in thoughtful discussion.

If you would like to suggest a topic or be added to the list, contact Fred Schumacher: 

Date/Time:  Wednesdays - 4:00 - 5:00

Location:     WRB 2136
Note:            Drinks and light snacks are served

The complexity of research into the genetic architecture of Alzheimers requires collaboration across dozens of institutions, including seasoned leaders along with the faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and PhD candidates who make up their teams.

In collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium, we have developed a multi-institutional seminar series highlighting team members who represent the next generation of  Alzheimer’s Disease researchers. Their work contributes to the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease mechanism, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment.

Click here for the CADRE seminar series.
Contact Audrey Lynn, PhD, for Zoom link information:

 PhD program directors send out invitations as PhD trainees first defend their proposal, and then defend their dissertation as the culmination of their program.


This is a series of seminars with invited guests, hosted by the PQHS Assistant Professors.  These seminars are held by Zoom.

 Information about these seminars can be found by contacting

Contact information for updates and questions:  Cydney Johnson -


Grants Secured by the PQHS faculty:


The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) website lists all events for the coming year, including their seminar series which typically is held on the first Wednesday of the month at noon. Link here:

Check the Seminar series page for more info:
Contact: Briana McIntosh:

The Swetland Center hosts a monthly seminar series on the fourth Tuesday of the month, from 9:00 am – 10:00 am. To learn more and register, go to the Swetland Center events listing.

For any questions and to get on the email list for this series, contact:

Rachael Sommer, LISW, MSSA
Director of Operations and Partnerships
Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
Case Western Reserve University
Office:216.368.5774 | Cell:330-635-8047

All MertroHealth PHERI seminars are held on Friday mornings from 9:00 – 10:00 am ET unless otherwise noted. Click here to see upcoming seminar details and Zoom link.

You may also join on site at:

MetroHealth Medical Center
2500 MetroHealth Drive Cleveland, Ohio 44109 Rammelkamp Bldg., Conference Room R219

Contact person:

Maria Zebrowski | Administrative Coordinator, Center for Health Care Research & Policy Population Health and Equity Research Institute                                                                              O 216-778-3902 |