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The Department of Epidemiology sponsors an array of seminars including doctoral student presentations, weekly seminars addressing current topics in epidemiologic research and track-specific journal clubs, research-in-progress meetings and seminars. See you at seminar!

October 14

Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health Journal Club/Research in Progress: Danielle Powell presents “Hearing Loss and Late-Life Mental Health," Noon-1:00 pm, COAH Large Conference Room (2-701), 2024 E. Monument St.

Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control Journal Club: Filip Pirsl, Maneet Kaur, and Tong Yu join Miranda Jones in leading a discussion of “Individual- and Area-level Socioeconomic Inequalities in Esophageal Cancer Survival in Shandong Province, China: A Multilevel Analysis,” 12:15-1:20 pm, W2029

Welch Center Research in Progress: Chelsea Liu presents “Ten-Year Change in Life’s Simple 7 Score in Stroke Survivors and Controls from a Population-Based Cohort” and Amelia Wallace presents “Association between Changes in Left Ventricular Morphology and Function and Changes in NT-proBNP Following Bariatric Surgery," 12:15-1:15 pm, Powe Room (1-500Q), 2024 E. Monument St.

Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Research in Progress: Andrew Leroux presents “Joint Modeling of Daily Patterns of Heart Rate and Physical Activity Data: Estimating Individual Heterogeneity in Physiologic Response to Physical Activity,” 3:00-4:00 pm, COAH Large Conference Room (2-701), 2024 E. Monument St.

October 15

Final Defense Seminar: Alex Secora presents “Assessing Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Patients at Risk for Adverse Effects: Spironolactone as a Case Study,” 9:00-10:00 am, W3008

Center for Public Health and Human Rights 15th Anniversary Panel Discussion: “Paradigm Under Threat: Health and Human Rights Today” featuring Jonathan Cohen, Chris Beyrer and Kathleen Page, Noon-1:20 pm, Sheldon Hall

Genetic Epidemiology Journal Club: Henri Garrison-Desany and Ellen Howerton lead a discussion of "Large-Scale GWAS Reveals Insights into the Genetic Architecture of Same-Sex Sexual Behavior," 12:15-1:15 pm, E6519

October 16

Renal Disease Interest Group: Steve Menez presents “Association of Biomarkers with Chronic Kidney Disease After Cardiac Surgery,” Teresa Chen presents “Urinary Biomarkers of Injury and Repair and Risk for Kidney Function Decline or Mortality: Results from VA NEPHRON-D,” and Matthew Blum presents “Particulate Matter and Albuminuria, Glomerular Filtration Rate and Incidence of CKD,” 4:00-5:00 pm, Whelton Room (2-603), 2024 E. Monument St.

October 17

Social Epidemiology Journal Club: Michael Windle leads a discussion of “Racial Differences in the Relationship between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study,” 12:15-1:20 pm, W3008

Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis Journal Club: Riaz Qureshi and Ann-Margret Ervin present an overview of Endpoint Adjudication Committees (EPC) with a focus on the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, 12:15-1:15 pm, W3011

October 21

Final Defense Seminar: Lelia Chaisson presents “Universal ART and TB Preventive Therapy for People Living with HIV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,” 10:00-11:00 am, W5030