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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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2020 Seminar Series

Current Issues in Epidemiologic Research

June 8 - June 24, 2020
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Bloomberg School of Public Health

All presentations will be held via Zoom
 

Monday, June 8Celentano

Adventures in Epidemiology - You Don't Have to Choose Etiologic OR Applied Research

David Celentano, ScD
Charles Armstrong Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Celentano's research integrates behavioral science theory and research with epidemiology methods in the study of behavioral and social epidemiology.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Celentano 6-8-2020

 

Tuesday, June 9

KullerVictimization 101: The COVID-19 Debate

Lewis Kuller, MD, DrPH
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health

Dr. Kuller is nationally recognized for his contributions in the study of cardiovascular disease and the use of non-invasive techniques such as ultrasound, to detect early heart disease in people without symptoms.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Kuller 6-9-2020

 

Wednesday, June 10

Contagium animatum: A series of vignettes on the history of infectious diseases, and thus the history of epidemiology, pausing to consider why it took nearly 300 years for widespread acceptance of germ theoryBill Moss

William Moss, MD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Moss is a pediatrician with subspecialty training in infectious diseases. The specific focus of his current research is in understanding the impact of the HIV epidemic on measles control and eradication.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Moss 6-10-2020

 

Thursday, June 11

The Effects of Folic Acid and Zinc Supplementation in Men on Semen Quality and live birth: Findings from the Folic Acid and Zinc Supplementation TrialES

Enrique Schisterman, PhD,
Senior Investigator and Chief, Epidemiology Branch, NICHD.

Dr. Schisterman's research interests focus on epidemiological methods and reproductive epidemiology. specifically, in biomarkers and their impact on general health, particularly women's health.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Schisterman 6-11-2020

 

Friday, June 12

Diet, Kidney Disease, and MetabolomicsCasey

Casey Rebholz,  PhD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The main focus of Dr. Rebholz's research is: 1) biomarkers in relation to cardiovascular disease and kidney disease; and 2) dietary intake as a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease and kidney disease.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Rebholz 6-12-2020

Monday, June 15

Translational and Implementation Research in Epidemiology: Moving From the 'What' to the 'How' of Optimizing Services and Improving Health Outcomes

David Dowdy, MD; Stefan Baral, MD; Shree Schwartz, PhD
Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Zoom Lecture Recording - Drs. Baral, Dowdy, and Schwartz 6-15-2020

 

Tuesday, June 16

What Does COVID-19 Teach Us About Population HealthSG

Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

Dr. Galea's research examines the social production of health of urban populations. He has published extensively about social epidemiology, health inequalities, and the health of vulnerable populations.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Galea 6-16-2020

 

Wednesday, June 17

The HIV care continuum: Simple concept, complex realizationKatie Lesko

Catherine Lesko, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Lesko's research interests include the application and development of epidemiologic methods and theory for estimating policy- and patient-relevant health effects from observational data.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Lesko 6-17-2020

 

Thursday, June 18CBEyrer

Where Is HIV Going? Why Are We Not Achieving Epidemic Control

Chris Beyrer,  MD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Beyrer has extensive experience in conducting international collaborative research and training programs in HIV/AIDS and other infectious disease epidemiology, in infectious disease prevention research, HIV among Key Populations, and in health and human rights.

Zoom lecture recording - Dr. Beyrer 6-18-2020

 

Friday, June 19

Physical Activity and Public Health: Thinking Beyond the RecommendationsJSchrack

Jennifer Schrack, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Using advanced data collection and analytical methodology, Dr. Schrack is working to elucidate mechanisms of physical and cognitive decline by developing and validating new metrics of physical activity and fatigability for older populations. 

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Schrack 6-19-2020

 

Monday, June 22

JGBefore, (During), and After Tuberculosis

Jonathan Golub, PhD
Professor,  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 Dr. Golub's research is on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in South Africa, Brazil and India with specific focus on the drivers of TB in these settings.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Golub 6-22-2020

 

Tuesday, June 23

Cardiovascular Disease in HIVWPost

 Wendy Post, MD
Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Post’s research interests include prediction and prevention of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac death, noninvasive imaging of subclinical atherosclerosis, genetics of cardiovascular disease, and cardiovascular disease in HIV/AIDS.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Post 6-23-2020

 

Wednesday, June 24

Rethinking Neighborhood Markers of HealthLDEan

Lorraine Dean, ScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 A social epidemiologist, Dr. Dean's research examines how individual- and neighborhood-level social and economic factors contribute to health disparities and health outcomes for those managing chronic disease.

Zoom Lecture Recording - Dr. Dean 6-24-2020