OBSSR Director's Webinar Series

The OBSSR hosts virtual and in-person meetings that highlight behavioral and social sciences research (BSSR). In coordination with the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, other government agencies, and the wider BSSR community, OBSSR facilitates opportunities to network, collaborate, explore, and advance BSSR.

OBSSR hosts a Director’s Webinar Series on a variety of BSSR topics to help communicate BSSR findings and other relevant BSSR information. Subscribe to receive updates on the latest OBSSR and BSSR-related event information.

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Archived OBSSR Director's Webinars by Year

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Event Date: September 19, 2023, 2:00 pm
Presenter: Neil Lewis, Jr., Ph.D., Cornell University

Health equity has become a hot topic over the past few years. The COVID-19 pandemic made salient just how separate and unequal the United States remains in modern life, and the consequences of that inequality for the health and wellbeing of…

Event Date: May 16, 2023, 2:00 pm
Presenter: Megan L. Ranney, MD, MPH, FACEP, Brown University School of Public Health

The United States had more mass shootings than days of the year in 2022, and firearm injury has overtaken car crashes as the leading cause of death for American children. Meanwhile, our youth — particularly young women and sexual- and gender-…

Event Date: March 28, 2023, 2:30 pm
Presenter: Monica McLemore Ph.D., M.P.H., RN

The purpose of this session is to honor the work that has been done toward health equity and to move beyond reproductive health and rights to reproductive justice. Participants will vision about the blueprint for reproductive justice and focus…