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2011-2012 Presenters and Articles

Presenters, please note that if you should need to reschedule your date, you should arrange a swap with someone else on the schedule, and contact Mary Cay Reynolds with the change.

Presenter (and Advisor)


8/30/11Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Director, Welch Center Journal Club
Conen D, Everett BM, Kurth T,  Creager MA, Buring JE, Ridker PM, Pradhan AD. Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and Risk for Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease in Women: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jun 7;154(11):719-26.   

Julie Bower, PhD
(Dr. Liz Selvin)                  

Marijon E, et al. Sports-related sudden death in the general population. Circulation. 2011 Aug 9;124(6):672-81. 
9/13/11Stephen Juraschek
(Dr. Pete Miller)
Yang Q, et al. Sodium and Potassium Intake and Mortality Among US Adults: Prospective Data From the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jul 11;171(13):1183-91.   

Adrienne Tin
(Dr. Linda Kao)          

de Boer IH, et al. Long-term Renal Outcomes of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Microalbuminuria: An Analysis of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications Cohort. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Mar 14;171(5):412-20.


Seamus Whelton, MD, MPH
(Dr. Josef Coresh)

Jenkins DJ, et al. Effect of a Dietary Portfolio of Cholesterol-Lowering Foods Given at 2 Levels of Intensity of Dietary Advice on Serum Lipids in Hyper-lipidemia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA. 2011 Aug 24-31;306(8):831-9. 
10/4/11Rosemay Remigio-Baker
(Dr. Sherita Golden and
Dr. Moyses Szklo)
Hack M, et al. Change in prevalence of chronic conditions between childhood and adolescence among extremely low-birth-weight children. JAMA. 2011 Jul 27;306(4):394-401. 
Dr. Mariana Lazo, MD, PhD
(Dr. Jeanne Clark)       

Boggs DA, et al. General and Abdominal Obesity and Risk of Death among Black Women. N Engl J Med 2011 Sep 8;365(10):901-908.


Lisa Wyman, MPH
(Dr. David Celentano)

Ford ES, et al. Low-Risk Lifestyle Behaviors and All-Cause Mortality: Findings From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Mortality Study. Am J Public Health 2011 Oct;101(10):1922-9. [E-pub 2011 Aug 18; 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300167.] 
10/25/11Poojitha Balakrishnan     
(Dr. Hunter Young)          
Tobias DK, et al. Physical Activity Before and During Pregnancy and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A meta-analysis. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jan;34(1):223-9. PMCID: PMC3005457
11/1/11J, Michael Collaco, MD
(Dr.Lawrence Appel)                       

Ege MJ, et al. for the GABRIELA Transregio 22 Study Group. Exposure to Environmental Microorganisms and Childhood Asthma. N Engl J Med. 2011 Feb 24;364(8):701-9.


Practice for AHA or ASN Presentation
(AHA Sci. Sessions, Nov. 12-16 or
ASN Kidney Week, Nov. 8-13)  

Meredith Foster, ScD -- ASN Presentation   

11/15/11Monica Giles, MD
(Dr. Fred Brancati and Dr. Sherita Golden)
Ludwig J, et al. Neighborhoods, Obesity, and Diabetes — A Randomized Social Experiment. N Engl J Med 2011 Oct 20;365(16):1509-19. 
11/22/11Lisa Noguchi
(Dr. Taha Taha)       

Cooper WO, et al. ADHD Drugs and Serious Cardiovascular Events in Children and Young Adults. N Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 1 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 22043968.


Laura Cobb
(Dr. Lawrence Appel and
Dr. Cheryl Anderson)                

Appel LJ, et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Weight-Loss Interventions in Clinical Practice. New England Journal of Medicine. 2011 Nov 15;(10.1056/NEJMoa1108660).
12/6/11Anne Griffioen
(Dr. Terri Beaty) 
Zeig-Owens R, et al. Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study. Lancet. 2001 Sep 3;378(9794):898–905. 

Nadine Alexander
(Dr. Cheryl Anderson)                     

Griffin SJ, et al. Effect of early intensive multifactorial therapy on 5-year cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes detected by screening. The Lancet. 2011 Jul 9:378(9786):156-67.       
12/20/11Winter Holidays
12/27/11Winter Holidays

Anna Poon
(Dr. Liz Selvin)

Odegaard AO, et al. Combined Lifestyle Factors and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Chinese Men and Women: The Singapore Chinese Health Study. Circulation. 2011 Dec 20;124(25):2847-54.
1/31/12Kerunne Ketlogetswe, MD
(Dr. Liz Selvin and Dr. Wendy Post)
Stone GW, et al. A prospective natural-history study of coronary atherosclerosis. N Engl J Med 2011; 364(3):226-235.
2/7/12Tanya Johns, MD
(Dr. Ebony Boulware and
Dr. Cheryl Anderson)
Sjostrom L, et al. Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Cardiovascular Events. JAMA 2012;307(1) 56-65.  

Hirad Yarmohammadi, MD
(Dr. Eliseo Guallar) 

Muntner P, et al. The Relationship Between Visit-to-Visit Variability in Systolic Blood Pressure and All-Cause Mortality in the General Population: Findings From NHANES III, 1988 to 1994. Hypertension. 2011 Feb;57(2):160-6.     
Ghanshyam Palamaner, MD, MPH
(Dr. Hunter Young)        
Keller T, et al. Serial Changes in Highly Sensitive Troponin I Assay and Early Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction. JAMA. 2011 Dec 28;306(24):2684-93.
Ali Hamedani
(Dr. Gail Daumit)
Ovbiagele B, et al.; for the PROFESS Investigators. Level of Systolic Blood Pressure Within the Normal Range and Risk of Recurrent Stroke. JAMA 2011 Nov 16;306(19):2137-44.
Practice Presentations for AHA-Epi (NPAM/AHA-EPI Conf, Mar. 13-16)

Stephen Juraschek. "Nontraditional and Standard Biomarkers for the Identification of Persons with Hyperglycemia"

Julio Lamprea, MD, MPH        
(Advisors: Dr. Moyses Szklo and Dr. Ebony Boulware)
Wellenius GA. Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Acute Ischemic Stroke. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Feb 13;172(3):229-34. 
3/20/12           Spring Break        
Justine Springer
(Dr. Youfa Wang)   
Villareal DT, et al. Weight Loss, Exercise, or Both and Physical Function in Obese Older Adults. N Engl J Med 2011 Mar 31;364(13):1218-29.
Meredith Foster, ScD
(Dr. Josef Coresh and Dr. Linda Kao)
Ning G. et al. Relationship of Urinary Bisphenol A Concentration to Risk for Prevalent Type 2 Diabetes in Chinese Adults: A Cross-sectional Analysis. Ann Intern Med 2011 Sep 20;155(6):368-74.
Charles Brown, MD  
(Dr. Richey Sharrett)   
Michelena, HI, et al. Incidence of Aortic Complications in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valves. JAMA. 2011 Sep 14;306(10):1104-12.
Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin, MPH
(Dr. Cheryl Anderson)
Mursu J et al. Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women: The Iowa Women's Health Study. Arch Intern Med 2011 Oct 10;171(18):1625-33.
Dr. Christine Laine, Editor in Chief of
Annals of Internal Medicine

"The Peer Review Process: From the Editor’s Desk"  

Tara Taylor
(Dr. Jean Ford)   

Berry JD, et al. Lifetime risks of cardiovascular disease. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jan 26;366(4):321-9.     
Mara McAdams DeMarco, PhD, MS
Huybrechts KF, Gerhard T, Crystal S, Olfson M, Avorn J, Levin R, Lucas JA, Schneeweiss S. Differential risk of death in older residents in nursing homes prescribed specific antipsychotic drugs: population based cohort study. BMJ. 2012 Feb 23;344:e977. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e977.       
Dr. Liz Selvin 

"The Peer Review Process: From the Author's Desk"





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