Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Autumn Quarter 2016

Course Organizer:  Victor W. Henderson
September 27-December 13, 2016
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
MSOB, Room x303


Date Speaker Topic
9/27 David Lilienfeld, MD, MPH, MSEngin
Executive Director, pharmacovigilance;
Medical Lead, Epidemiology and Risk Management, Quark Pharmaceuticals, Fremont, CA
Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: a pharmacoepidemiologic tale of contrasts and images
10/4 Abby King, PhD
Professor of HRP (Epidemiology) and of Medicine (SPRC)
Beyond borders and boundaries: promoting physical activity in the 21st century

Henrik Toft Sørensen, MD, PhD, DrMedSci
Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University;
Consulting Professor, HRP (Epidemiology)

Vera Ehrenstein, MPH, DSc
Associate Professor, Dept of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University

Denmark and other Scandinavian countries as cohorts
10/18 Michele Barry, MD
Professor of Medicine (General Medical Disciplines);
Sr Fellow, Woods Institute;
Sr Fellow, Spogli Institute
How epidemiology helped define the biology of the Zika virus
10/25 Ellen Chang, ScD
Senior Managing Scientist, Exponent;
Consulting Assistant Professor, HRP (Epidemiology)
Population-based research in southern China: new case-control study of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
11/1 Mark Musen, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research) and of Biomedical Data Science
Modeling in informatics: combining quantitative and qualitative abstractions for disease surveillance
11/8 Allison Kurian, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of HRP (Epidemiology)
Towards precision oncology: examples from breast and ovarian cancer
11/15 Joshua Wallach
Doctoral student, Epidemiology
Sex-based subgroup differences in randomized controlled trials
No seminar
Thanksgiving break
Graduate student presentations
Oyebimpe Adesina, MD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept of Medicine (Hematology)
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head in sickle cell disease: prevalence, comorbidities and surgical outcomes
Grace Laidlaw, BS
MD student, Stanford
Perioperative outcomes in minimally invasive versus open esophagectomy
Graduate student presentations
Alexander (Sandy) MacInnis, MS
Autism: cumulative incidence changes by birth year
Michelle Hauser, MD, MPA
Postdoctoral Research fellow, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Stanford
Case management and community health workers to improve diet and increase physical activity in low-income Latino adults with obesity
12/13 No Seminar Final exams week

For further information about the Autumn 2016 HRP 236 epidemiology research seminars, please contact Ms. Renee Miller (reneemm@stanford.edu).  For general information about the graduate program in Epidemiology & Clinical Research, please contact educational program manager Ms. Misty Mazzara (mmazzara@stanford.edu).