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Welch Center Journal Club:
2010-2011 Presenters and Articles

DatePresenter (and Advisor)


Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Director, Welch Center Journal Club  
Biggs ML, et al. Association between adiposity in midlife and older age and risk of diabetes in older adults. JAMA. 2010 Jun 23;303(24):2504-12.       


Andrea Christman 
(Advisor: Dr. Selvin)

Neuschwander-Tetri BA, et al. Clinical, laboratory and histological associations in adults with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology. 2010 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]


Mara McAdams, MS 
(Advisor: Dr. Coresh)

Franks PW, et al. Childhood Obesity, Other Cardiovascular Risk factors, and Premature Death. N Engl J Med. 2010 Feb 11;362(6):485-93. 
PubMed Link 


Matthew Gribble  
(Advisors: Dr. Fallin) 

Argos M, et al. Arsenic exposure from drinking water, and all-cause and chronic-disease mortalities in Bangladesh (HEALS): a prospective cohort study. Lancet. 24 Jul - 30 Jul 2010;376(9737):252-8.

Julie Bower, PhD, MPH
(Advisor: Dr. Selvin)     

Song Y, et al. Regional Variations in Diagnostic Practices. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 1;363(1):45-53.  
PubMed Link   


Miranda Jones, MHS
(Advisor: Dr. Navas-Acien)              

Yeh RW, et al. Population Trends in the Incidence and Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jun 10;362(23):2155-2165. PubMed Link    

Lisa Wyman, MPH        
(Advisor: Dr. Selvin)    

Rajaratnam, JK, et al. Worldwide mortality in men and women aged 15–59 years from 1970 to 2010: a systematic analysis. Lancet 2010 May 15-21;375(9727):1704–20. 


Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
(Advisors: Drs. Selvin and Coresh) 

Leon MB, et al. Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation for Aortic Stenosis in Patients Who Cannot Undergo Surgery. N Engl J Med 2010 Sep 22;doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1008232.
10/26/10Catherine Campbell, MD
(Advisor: Drs. Post and Kao)         
Wijeysundera HC, et al. Association of temporal trends in risk factors and treatment uptake with coronary heart disease mortality, 1994-2005. JAMA. 2010 May 12;303(18):1841-7.  

Tammy M. Brady, MD, MHS
(Advisor: Dr. Pete Miller)        

Cooper BA, et al. A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Early versus Late Initiation of Dialysis. NEJM. 2010 Aug 12;363(7):609-19. 


Jonathan Rubin, MD (AHA practice)
(Advisor: Dr. Coresh)

"The Relationship between Resting Heart Rate and Incidence and Progression of Coronary Artery Calcification: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis"     

Corinne Keet, MD 
(Advisor: Dr. T. Beaty)
Korver AM, et al. Newborn Hearing Screening vs Later Hearing Screening and Developmental Outcomes in Children with Permanent Childhood Hearing Impairment. JAMA. 2010 Oct 20;304(15):1701-8.  
Stephen Juraschek
(Advisor: Dr. Pete Miller)

Kromhout D, et al. n–3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Events after Myocardial Infarction. N Engl J Med. 2010 Aug 29 [Epub].         


Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin, MPH
(Advisor: Dr. Anderson)      

Sun Q, et al. White Rice, Brown Rice, and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in US Men and Women. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jun 14;170(11):961-969.

Salman Waheed, MD, MPH 
(Advisor: Dr. Coresh)        
Rusanen M, et al. Heavy Smoking in Midlife and Long-term Risk of Alzheimer Disease and Vascular Dementia. Arch Intern Med. E-Pub Oct. 25, 2010.

Priya Palta, MHS 
(Advisors: Drs. Chaves and Golden) 

deFilippi CR, et al. Association of Serial Measures of Cardiac Troponin T Using a Sensitive Assay With Incident Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Mortality in Older Adults. JAMA Published online November 15, 2010. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.1708.   
12/21/10Winter Holidays
12/28/10Winter Holidays

Adrienne Tin (Advisor: Dr. Kao)  

Jardine MJ, et al. Aspirin Is Beneficial in Hypertensive Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Post-Hoc Subgroup Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Sep 14;56(12):956-65.
Julio Lamprea M., MD, MPH
(Advisors: Drs. Szklo and Astor)
Erichsen R, et al. Long-term Statin Use and the Risk of Gallstone Disease: A Population-based Case-Control Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Jan 15;173(2):162-170.  
Nisa Maruthur, MD, MHS  
Kumar R, et al. Genetic Ancestry in Lung-Function Predictions. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 22; 363(4):321-30.

Dr. Pete Miller, MD, PhD 
Heart Protection Study Collaborative Group. C-reactive Protein Concentration and the Vascular Benefits of Statin Therapy: An Analysis of 20536 Patients in the Heart Protection Study. Lancet. 2011;377:469-75. (Published online Jan 28, 2011)     
Jonathan Rubin, MD
(Advisors: Drs. Coresh and Selvin)
Stone, GW, et al. A Prospective Natural-History Study of Coronary Atherosclerosis. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jan 20;364(3):227-35   

Erin Dahlinghaus, MD
(Advisor: Dr. Fadrowski)

Mulrooney DA, et al. Cardiac outcomes in a cohort of adult survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: retrospective analysis of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort
BMJ 2009 Dec 8;339:b4606. [E-pub].


JingWen Tan
(Advisor: Dr. Farzadegan)   
Boutron I, et al. Reporting and Interpretation of Randomized Controlled Trials With Statistically Nonsignificant Results for Primary Outcomes. JAMA. 2010 May 26:303(20):20058-64.

Practice Presentations for AHA-Epi (NPAM/AHA-EPI Conf, Mar 22-25):

Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin    

"Diabetes medication use and blood lactate level among persons with type 2 diabetes in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Carotid MRI Study"  
3/22/11Spring Break        
Teresa Chen, MD 
Advisor: Dr. Astor)
Lentine KL, et al. Racial variation in medical outcomes among living kidney donors. N Engl J Med. 2010 Aug 19;363(8):724-32. 
Niru Putcha
(Advisor: Dr. Diette)
Oberg M, et al. Worldwide burden of disease from exposure to second-hand smoke: a retrospective analysis of data from 192 countries. Lancet. 2011 Jan 8;377(9760):139-46.
PubMed Link
Hali Hambridge
(Advisor: Dr. Crum)   
Katon WJ, et al. Collaborative Care for Patients with Depression and Chronic Illnesses. N Engl J Med. 2010 Dec 30;363(27):2611-20. 
Loni Ajagbe 
(Advisor: Dr. Anderson)   
Rock, CL, et al. Effect of a Free Prepared Meal and Incentivized Weight Loss Program on Weight Loss and Weight Loss Maintenance in Obese and Overweight Women:
A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA. 2010 Mar 23-30;304(16):1803-1810.

Rosemay Remigio-Baker, MPH 
(Advisor: Drs. Golden and Szklo)

Schrijvers EM, et al. Plasma Clusterin and the Risk of Alzheimer Disease. JAMA 2011;305 1322-1326.


Special Presentation by:
Dr. Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine

"The Peer Review Process: From the Editor’s Desk”         
Hirad Yarmohammadi, MD  
(Advisor: Dr. Astor)                        
Huxley RR, et al. Absolute and Attributable Risks of Atrial Fibrillation in Relation to Optimal and Borderline Risk Factors: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circulation. 2011 Apr 12;123(14):1501-8.
5/17/11Special Presentation by:              
Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Director, Welch Center Journal Club  
"The Peer Review Process: From the Author’s Desk”   

Selvin E, et al. Racial differences in glycemic markers: a cross-sectional analysis of community-based data. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Mar 1;154(5):303-9.





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