Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236) - archive

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).   

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"