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Welch Center Interest Groups

Interest GroupThe Welch Center hosts a number of Interest Groups that meet on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis. Topics for discussion include timely journal article reviews in the area of interest, preliminary research ideas, discussion of new grant ideas or opportunities, research project presentations on preliminary and final analyses, and guest speaker presentations. The current Interest Group Seminars are:

Diabetes and Obesity Interest Group
Wednesdays, Sept.- August, 9 - 10 AM (coffee, fruit and muffins served)
2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-600, Whelton Room

Faculty contact:  Dr. Sherita Golden  (410-502-0993)
Faculty contact:  Dr. Jessica Yeh  (410-614-4316) 
Faculty contact:  Dr. Mariana Lazo  (410-614-4096)

Renal Disease Interest Group
Second and fourth Wednesdays* of each month, Sept.- June, 4 - 5 PM
2024 E. Monument St., Room 1-500Q, Powe Room
*Second Wednesdays will be reserved for fellows' presentations; fourth Wednesdays will be reserved for research ideas, research project discussion, journal review, guest speakers, etc. RDIG will be cancelled the fourth Wednesdays of November and December.
Faculty contact: Dr. Bernard Jaar (410-955-5268)  
Faculty contact: Dr. Michelle Estrella (410-955-7963)  
Faculty contact: Dr. Stephen Sozio (410-550-2820)  
Faculty contact: Dr. Jeffrey Fadrowski (410-955-2467) 
Staff contact:     Ms. Patricia Bayton (410-614-3994)

Methods and Ideas in Cardiovascular Epidemiology Interest Group (MICE)
First and third Fridays, Sept.- June, 10 - 11 AM
2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-600, Whelton Room
*Please contact Dr. Coresh or Ms.Camarata to confirm dates
Faculty contact: Dr. Josef Coresh (410-955-0495)

Faculty contact: Dr. Elizabeth Selvin (410-614-3752)   
Staff contact:    Mrs. Deb Capecci (410-955-0495)

Health Disparities Seminar Series
Second Monday of each month, 12:15 - 1:15 PM
Sponsored by 4 Hopkins Disparities Centers

*Locations vary, see monthly calendar and flyers
Faculty contact: Dr. Lisa Cooper (410) 614-3659
Faculty contact: Dr. Sherita Golden (410)-502-0993
Staff contact:     Ms. Joy Mays (410-614-2412)

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