RDAR Seminar Series

The RDAR Center hosts a variety of speakers who are experts in their field. You can join us in person or via Zoom. For more information about upcoming seminar speakers and other Center events, please click the link below.

Upcoming Events


Seminar Series

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Brendan JackaInvestigator in Epidemiology at the People, Place and Health Collective at Brown University School of Public Health

Patience MoyoAssistant Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice at Brown University School of Public Health


Jacka & Moyo present on "Opioid Overdose and Prescribing in Focus: Results and Progress from Pilot Studies." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Annette Dubas

Annette DubasExecutive Director of the Nebraska Association of Behavioral Health Organizations

Annette gives her presentation, entitled "NABHO - Who We Are, What We Do, and Why Advocacy Matters." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Yan Wang

Yan WangAssociate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Florida

Yan gives her presentation, entitled "Laboratory and Field Validation of a New Generation Wrist-Worn Alcohol Biosensor." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Bilal Khan

Bilal KhanCo-Director of the Longitudinal Networks Core at the RDAR Center and Happold Professor of Sociology and Computer Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bilal presents the Open Dynamic Interaction Networks (ODIN) system and the LNC Voucher Program. ODIN is a new platform designed to collect and analyze rich, contextual data on both personal attributes and interpersonal interaction. To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Lauren Ancel Meyers

Lauren Ancel MeyersCooley Centennial Professor of Integrative Biology and Statistics & Data Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Santa Fe Institute External Faculty

Lauren gives her presentation, entitled "Modeling to Mitigate the COVID-19 Pandemic." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Kathie Starkweather

Kathie StarkweatherRural Sociologist and Retired Rural Nonprofit Director

Kathie gives her presentation, entitled "Implicit Bias." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Trey Andrews

Arthur "Trey" Andrews IIIAssistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Trey gives his presentation, entitled "Trauma Disparities and Treatment among Latinx Populations." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey SmithAssociate Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jeff gives his presentation, entitled "Missing Network Data: Implications for Immunization Strategies." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Matthew Johnson

Matthew JohnsonAssistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Matt gives his presentation, entitled "The Multivariate Pattern Analysis and Deep Learning in Cognitive Neuroscience." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Mary Cain

Mary CainProfessor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University

Mary gives her presentation, entitled "The Impact of the Early Rearing Environment on Incentive Motivation in Adulthood." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Alex Mason

Alex MasonSenior Director of the Child and Family Translational Research Center

Alex talks about his research on family-based risk and protection for adolescent substance misuse. To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Joe Caldwell

Joe CaldwellHIV & Substance Use Coordinator at the Iowa Department of Public Health

Joe talks about drug user health as well as harm reduction in Iowa. Going on to share about current and past projects and collaborations. To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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