Epidemiology Research Seminars (HRP 236)

Autumn Quarter 2020

Course Director: Steve Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD
September 14-December 4
(Tuesdays 12:30 - 1:50 p.m.)

Remote Access Only: Please contact Kevin Horner (kahorner@stanford.edu) for information regarding how to access the session. 

Date Speaker Topic



Steve Goodman, Kristin Sainani, and Rita Popat

Note: All new students should plan to attend the HRP 236 orientation even if not registered in fall, if schedule permits.

Welcome to the 2020-2021 academic year and New Student Orientation Session

Lisa Goldman Rosas, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Mathew Kiang, ScD, MPH Instructor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Hoda Abdel Magid, PhD, MHS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Jacqueline Ferguson, PhD, MHS, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, General Internal Medicine and Palo Alto VA

Pursuing Health Equity Through Chronic Disease Prevention (Goldman Rosas)

An Overview of Black/White Disparities in the US Opoid Overdose Crisis (Kiang)

Disparities in COVID-19 Testing and Test-Positivity Among Veterans (Magid and Ferguson)

9/29 Sarah Rudman,MD, MPH, Santa Clara County Health Department Fighting COVID19 on the ground (and air): A view from the Santa Clara County Health Department
10/6 Nancy Krieger, Professor of Social Epidemiology, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Pulling the thread: COVID-19, health inequities, structural racism, and the stories bodies tell
10/13 Michael Joyner, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic The Precision Medicine Bubble (Prerecorded from an earlier date)
10/20 Michelle Tarver, MD, PhD Director, Patient Science & Engagement, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Patient Preference Information Informing Medical Device Regulatory Decisions

Abdullah Terkawi, MD (MS Candidate – Epidemiology & Clinical Research)

Jeff Choi, MD (MS Candidate – Epidemiology & Clinical Research)

Characterization and Burden of Localized Back Pain versus Back Pain with Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions (Terkawi)

Rib-Fracture Frailty Index: A Risk-Stratification Tool for Older Adults with Rib Fractures (Choi)

11/3 Pascal Geldsetzer, PhD, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Primary Care and Population Health Regression discontinuity and deep learning: applications for clinical research and global health
11/10 Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Section Chief in Asthma and Allergy in the Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division Wildfires and Health
11/17 Joshua Salomon, PhD Professor of Medicine, Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research Modeling and forecasting COVID-19: The promise and the peril

Reading materials for autumn term will be posted below as soon as they are available.

For further information about HRP 236 Epidemiology Research Seminars, please contact Educational Program Manager Misty Mazzara (mmazzara@stanford.edu).