Epidemiology Research Seminar
(HRP 236)


Spring Quarter 2018

Course Director: Lorene Nelson, PhD, MS
April 3 - June 5, 2018
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.)

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning, Room LK130

 

View the reading material for spring quarter below.

Date Speaker Topic

4/3

Lillian Liao
MS candidate | Epidemiology

Fiona Baumer, MD
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences

David Vu, MD
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Pediatrics

The Impact of Asian Patient R/E on Satisfaction Scores

 

Cortical Excitability and Learning in Benign Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes

 

Dengue and malaria coinfection in Kenyan children

*Room change MSOBx303*

4/10

Steve Luby, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

Strategies for near real-time surveillance of infectious diseases (Article)

*Room change MSOBx303*

4/17

Merete Lutz
BS candidate | Human Biology
MS candidate | Epidemiology

Jennifer Newberry, MD, JD
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Emergency Medicine

Athletic Performance and Bone Stress Injuries in Collegiate Athletes

 

Patterns in Prehospital Emergency Medical Services for Pediatric Patients in India (2012-2015)

4/24

Miguel Hernan, MD, MPH, DrPH
Kolokotrones Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

How do we learn what works? A two-step algorithm for causal inference from real world data (Article) (Article)

*Room change LK101/102*

5/1

David Gonzalez, MESc
PhD Student | Emmett Interdisc. Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER)
MS candidate | Epidemiology

Andrew Chang, MD
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health)

Nathan Kim
MD/MS candidate | Epidemiology

Oil and Gas Development and Adverse Birth Outcomes: Evidence from San Joaquin Valley, California

 

Characterizing the Epidemiologic Profile of Women of Reproductive Age Living with Rheumatic Heart Disease in Uganda

 

Predicting survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma using a multicenter consortium 

5/8

Julie Parsonnet, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease) and Health Research and Ppolicy (Epidemiology)

Body temperature and human physiologic evolution (Article)
5/15

Katie Stone, PhD
Basic Science Researcher
California Pacific Medical Center Research

Sleep, Circadian Rhythms and Health in Older Adults

**Cancelled due to unforseen circumstances**

We apologize for the inconvenience.

5/22

Victor Cueto, MD, MS
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Pediatrics

Sheldon Leong, MD
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

Monica Vergara
MS candidate | Epidemiology

A Retrospective Analysis of a Mobile Application-Based Health Coaching Program

 

Uremic Solute Levels in Twice Weekly Hemodialysis

 

Cholesterol and LDL: secondary analysis of the DIETFITS study

5/29

Nada Rizk
MS candidate | Epidemiology

Monica Velasquez, MD
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Urology

Sarah Madison, MD
MS candidate | Epidemiology
Department of Anesthesiology (Perioperative and Pain Medicine)

Hydroxychloroquine use and adverse events in Lupus pregnancy: A Stanford Experience

 

Follow The Bouncing Ball! The Early and Late Undescended Testicle

 

Ketogenic diets as a treatment for pain

6/5

Raga Ayyagari
MS candidate | Epidemiology

Carolyn Oliver
MS candidate | Epidemiology
BA candidate | Human Biology

Monique Foung
MS candidate | Epidemiology

Predicting and preventing diabetes in adolescents and young adults in the US

 

The effects of State Earned Income Tax Credits on birth weight:  main effects and heterogeneity

 

Recall accuracy and validity of interactive voice response (IVR) surveys

6/12 ~**No Class**~ Finals Week

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

Student/Alum Publications and awards

Dec 2017: Congratulations Ph.D. candidate, Stelios Serghiou, for being awarded the David Sackett Young Investigator Award 2017 by the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology for his paper on Field-wide meta-analyses!
"Field-wide meta-analyses of observational associations can map selective availability of risk factors and the impact of model specifications"

Nov 2017: Congrats to recent Ph.D. grad, Andrew Goldstone, on his recent publication with NEJM! Keep up the fantastic work!
"Mechanical or Biologic Prostheses for Aortic-Valve and Mitral-Valve Replacement"

July 2017: Congrats to MD/Ph.D. candidate, Nathan Lo, on his publication!
"Public Health and Economic Consequences of Vaccine Hesitancy for Measles in the United States"

April 2017: Congrats to Ph.D. candidate, Katherine Holsteen, for writing a competitive grant for the Center for Digital Health!

March 2017: Congrats Ph.D. candidate and guest speaker, Nathan Lo, for giving a talk in London for the Gates Neglected Tropical Disease Modeling Consortium meeting. Talk title: "Strengthening guidelines for helminths and NTDs: applications of cost-effectiveness analysis”

February 2017: Congrats Ph.D. candidate, Nathan Lo, for his publication in NEJM
"The Perils of Trumping Science in Global Health — The Mexico City Policy and Beyond"