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Epidemiology

Seminars

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!


March 8

Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health Journal Club/Research in Progress: Elizabeth Linton and Kristen McArthur present “Can We Prevent Falls by Treating Age-Related Hearing Loss?” and Emmanuel Garcia Morales presents “Hearing Loss and Early Retirement: Evidence from the Health Retirement Study,” Noon-1:00 pm

Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Journal Club: Miranda Jones, Yuehan (Jenny) Zhang, Molly Schwalb and Xinyi Feng lead a discussion of “Spicy Food Consumption and Risk of Gastrointestinal-Tract Cancers: Findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank,” 12:15-1:15 pm

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research in Progress: Brooke Jarrett presents “Evaluation of Health Service Delivery Interventions to Improve Care and Prevent TB for People Living with HIV in South Africa” and Eshan Patel presents “Temporal Change in Population-Level Prevalence of Detectable HIV Viremia and Its Association with HIV Incidence among Key Populations in India: A Serial Cross-Sectional Study,” 12:15-1:20 pm

Welch Center Research in Progress: Anum Minhas presents “Cardiovascular Effects of HIV” and Alessandro Orlando presents “Associations between Change in Cognitive Function and Brain Imaging Assessed by MRI and PET,” 12:15-1:20 pm

Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Research in Progress: Safiyyah Okoye presents “Associated Factors of Deficient Housing Among Older Americans,” 3:30-4:30 pm

March 9

Genetic Epidemiologic Seminars in Current Research and Methodology: Debashree Ray leads a discussion of “Dissecting the Genetics of Complex Traits Using Summary Association Statistics,” Noon-1:20 pm

March 10

Welch Center Grand Rounds: Margot Kushel presents “Aging of the Homeless Population: Causes, Consequences and Solutions,” 12:10-1:15 pm.

3rd Term Doctoral Students Meeting, 3:00-4:00 pm

Dean’s Lecture: Amber D’Souza presents “Translational Epidemiology: Advancing Understanding and Impacting Viral Disease,” 4:00-5:00 pm

March 11

General Epidemiology and Methodology Journal Club: Jean Tyan and Gayathri Menon lead a discussion of “Anhedonia and Anergia Predict Mortality in Older Australians Living in Residential Aged Care,” 12:15-1:20 pm

March 12

Methods and Ideas in Cardiovascular Epidemiology (MICE) Meeting: Yftach Gepner presents “Long-Term Adaptations to Lifestyle Intervention,” 10:00-11:00 am

March 15

Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness Seminar: Sunny X. Tang presents “Digital Therapeutics in Psychiatry: Novel Possibilities and New Considerations,” Noon-1:00 pm