Health Research and Policy

Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Autumn Quarter 2008
September 23–December 2, 2008 (Tuesdays 1:30–3:00 p.m.)
HRP Redwood Building, Room T138B

Date Speaker Topic
9/23
Lori Nelson, PhD
Chief, Division of Epidemiology
New Student Orientation
9/30
Larry Kushi, ScD
Assoc Director for Etiology and Prevention Research
Division of Research, Kaiser Permenente
Breast Cancer Research in the Division of Research, KPNC
10/7
Clete Kushida, MD, PhD
Assoc Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Acting Medical Director, Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic
Director, Stanford Center for Human Sleep Research
Common Sleep Problems
10/14
Bang Nguyen, DrPH
Research Scientist, Northern California Cancer Center;
Consulting Assist Prof, Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Effectiveness of a Controlled Trial to Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening in Vietnamese Americans
10/21
Manjula Tarmur, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Functional Trajectories in Nuring Home Patients Before and After Dialysis Initiation: Does Dialysis Actually Help Maintain Function?
10/28
Paul Fisher, MD
Assoc Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, of Pediatrics, and (by courtesy) of Neurosurgery;
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
What Can Epidemiology Teach Us About Childhood Brain Tumors?
11/4
Laurel Habel, PhD
Research Scientist, Kaiser Division of Research;
Lecturer, Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ: Clinical and Pathologic Predictors of Recurrence
11/11
David Spiegel, MD
Jack, Lulu and Sam Willson Professor and Assoc Chair, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science (Psychosocial)
Stress, Support, and Cancer
11/18
Mark Hlatky, MD
Professor of Health Research and Policy (Health Services Research) and of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Comparative Effectiveness of Angioplasty and Surgery for Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
11/25
No seminar (holiday)
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12/2
Hillary Copp, MD
and
Jennifer Frankovich, MD
Outpatient Treatment Fails to Decrease the Rate of Hospitalization for Pyelonephritis in California

Maternal Autoimmunity, Neonatal Hypomyelination and Striatal Vasculopathy

If you need directions or would like to be on the e-mail list, please contact Erika French-Arnold (650-723-5456; ). Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar speakers and topics are welcome.

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