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Welch Center Research Seminar (Journal Club)

Welch Center Research Seminar (Journal Club) meets Tuesdays during the academic year at noon and is open to all interested trainees and faculty members.

Each week, articles with a clinical epidemiology focus are selected by different presenters. Both students and faculty members participate in leading discussions of the papers. Often, the Welch Center Research Seminar (Journal Club) becomes a forum for the discussion of the appropriate use of statistical analytic methods for various study designs.

Tuesdays, September through May, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-603, Whelton Room

12-12:15 p.m.- Informal Gathering Over Lunch (Attendees are invited to bring their lunch)
12:15-1:15 p.m.- Research Seminar

Open to any interested trainee or faculty member. Master's and doctoral students in the Cardiovascular and Clinical Epidemiology Track are required to attend (course number: 340.871).

Welch Center Research Seminar (Journal Club) makes available journal review guidelines and an article archive. Presenters, please note that if you should need to reschedule your date, you should arrange a swap with someone else on the schedule, and communicate the change to the coordinator, staff contact person, and Brooke Williams.

Faculty contact: Elizabeth Selvin
Student coordinator: Amelia Wallace - To reserve dates and articles

Here are a couple of pointers for your first journal review!

09/03/19Elizabeth Selvin"Association of Step Volume and Intensity With All-Cause Mortality in Older Women."
09/10/19Amelia Wallace"Association Between Educational Attainment and Causes of Death Among White and Black US Adults, 2010-2017."
09/17/19Kathryn Foti"Association Between Soft Drink Consumption and Mortality in 10 European Countries."
09/24/19Mike Fang"Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil or Nuts"
10/01/19Hloni Bookholane "History of Childhood Kidney Disease and Risk of Adult End-Stage Renal Disease"
10/08/19Alessandro Orlando"Association of Lifestyle and Genetic Risk With Incidence of Dementia"
10/15/19Mariana Sbaraini "Association of Metabolic Surgery With Major Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity"
10/22/19Olive Tang"Effect of Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure on Cardiovascular Outcomes."
10/29/19Frances Wang"Polypill for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in an Underserved Population."
11/05/19Kirsten Evans"Association between maternal adherence to healthy lifestyle practices and risk of obesity in offspring: results from two prospective cohort studies of mother-child pairs in the United States."
11/12/19Masako Horino "Association Among Dietary Supplement Use, Nutrient Intake, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults."
11/19/19Flor Alvarado "Association of Medicaid Expansion With Cardiovascular Mortality."
11/26/19Yang Yin "Changes in Plant-Based Diet Quality and Total and Cause-Specific Mortality"
12/03/19Mengkun Chen"Comprehensive comparative effectiveness and safety of first-line antihypertensive drug classes: a systematic, multinational, large-scale analysis."
12/10/19Moira Differding"Neurodegenerative disease mortality among former professional soccer players."
12/17/19Mary Rooney"Large-scale assessment of a smartwatch to identify atrial fibrillation."
12/24/19No Meeting - Winter Holiday
12/31/19No Meeting - Winter Holiday
01/07/20No Meeting - Intersession
01/14/20No Meeting - Intersession
01/21/20Rhanderson Cardoso"Associations of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplement Use With Cardiovascular Disease Risks: Meta-analysis of 10 Trials Involving 77 917 Individuals."
01/28/20Shutong Du"Association of Solid Fuel Use With Risk of Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality in Rural China."
02/04/20Carine Hamo"Sex Differences in Blood Pressure Trajectories Over the Life Course."
02/11/20Hyunju Kim"Association of Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention With Cardiovascular Events and Bleeding Events: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis."
02/18/20No information available
02/25/20Anum Minhas"Modifiable risk factors, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in 155 722 individuals from 21 high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries (PURE): a prospective cohort study."
03/03/20No Meeting - AHA/Epi
03/10/20Yumin Gao"Association of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality With High Levels of Physical Activity and Concurrent Coronary Artery Calcification"
03/17/20No Meeting - Spring Break
03/24/20Special Session
Bill McEvoy, MD will lead a discussion on the peer review process for his paper:
Association of Isolated Diastolic Hypertension as Defined by the 2017 ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guideline With Incident Cardiovascular Outcomes
03/31/20Special Session
Eliseo Guallar, MD will lead a discussion on the peer review process from an editor's perspective.
04/07/20Special Session
Esther Kim will lead a discussion on risk factors for ARDS and death in COVID-19 patients.
04/14/20Emily Hu"Alcohol abstinence in drinkers with atrial fibrillation"
04/21/20Yun Soo Hong"Association of Cardiac Injury With Mortality in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China"

"Cardiovascular Implications of Fatal Outcomes of Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)"
04/28/20Xiao Hu"Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 — United States, February 12–March 28, 2020"

"Garg S, Kim L, Whitaker M, et al. Hospitalization Rates and Characteristics of Patients Hospitalized with Laboratory-Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 — COVID-NET, 14 States, March 1–30, 2020"
05/05/20Special session focused on writing and peer review
05/12/20Special session focused on writing and peer review