Epidemiology Research Seminar
(HRP 236)


Fall Quarter 2017

Course Director:  Steven Goodman, MD, PhD, MHS
September 26 - December 5, 2017
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
Medical School Office Building, Room 303

 

View the reading material for fall quarter here.

Date Speaker Topic

9/26

 

Steven Goodman, MD, PhD, MHS
Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health), and of Health Research and Policy

Victor Henderson, MD, MS
Professor of Health Research and Policy, and of Neurology

Rita Popat, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy

~* ORIENTATION*~
10/3

Stephen Luby, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease), and by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy

Mike Baiocchi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (SPRC), and by courtesy, of Statistics and Health Research and Policy

Mark Cullen, MD
Director of Center for Population Health Sciences
Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health), of Biomedical Data Science, and of Health Research and Policy

Jennifer Lee, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology), and by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy

David Rehkopf, ScD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health), and by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy

Lightening Talks Round 1
10/10

Abby King, PhD
Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Medicine (SPRC)

Gary Shaw, DrPH
Professor (research) of Pediatrics (Neonatology), and, of courtesy, of Health Research and Policy

Lorene Nelson, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy

Lisa Rosas, PhD, MPH
Instructor of Medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center

Julia Simard, ScD
Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy, and by courtesy, of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)

Lightening Talks Round 2
10/17

Victoria Stodden, PhD
Associate Professor of Statistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Reproducibility and the Biomedical Sciences: Progress, Policy, and Prognosis 
10/24

Richard Harris
NPR Science Reporter

Rigor Mortis: Plumbing Biomedicine’s "Reproducibility Crisis"

*room change* LK101

Recorded Presentation

10/31

Erik Ingelsson, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Hundreds of novel genetic loci: Mendelian randomization and other post-GWAS applications  (Article)
11/7

Purvesh Khatri, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research - ITI Institute) and of Biomedical Data Science

Computational approaches to leverage heterogeneity for biomarker discovery and drug repurposing (Article 1) (Article 2)
11/14

Ann Hsing, MPH, PhD
Professor (research) of Medicine (SPRC/Cancer Institute) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

Epidemiology - so simple, so complex, yet so fun: Foundation of solid population research and an exciting life! (Article) (Article) (Article) (Article) (Article) (Article) (Article)

*room change* LK101

11/21 ~**No Class**~ Thanksgiving Recess
11/28 Stephen Luby, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease), and by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
Outcomes of a large randomized water, sanitation, hygiene trial in Bangladesh: impact of adherence on inference (Article)
12/5

Yasaswi Vengalasetti
MS Student (Epidemiology and Clinical Research)
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Smelly Side of CKD: A Cross-Sectional Study using The National Health and Nutrition Evaluation Survey

*room change* LK130

12/12 ~**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"