Health Research and Policy

Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Fall Quarter 2010
Course Director: Dee W. West
September 28 - Nov 30, 2010
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.)
HRP Redwood Building, Room T138B

Date Speaker Topic
9/28
Dee West, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology, Dept of Health Research and Policy, Stanford
Senior Advisor, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
"Diversity in Quality of Patient Care” Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS)
10/5
S. Leonard Syme, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology and Community Health/Human Development
Co-Principal Investigator, Health Research for Action, UC Berkeley
Thoughts About a More Appropriate Epidemiology
10/12
Steve Sidney, MD, MPH
Associate Director for Clinical Research, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente
Lessons Learned from Studies with Negative Results: Three Examples
10/19
Oxana Palesh, PhD, MPH
Acting Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford
Management of Sleep Disturbance in Cancer
10/26
John P.A. Ioannidis, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Stanford Prevention Research Center
False Positives, False Negatives, Inflated Effects, Deflated Effects?
11/2
Denis Xavier, PhD
Coordinator, Division of Clinical Trials,
Professor and Head of Pharmacology
St John's Medical College, Banglaore
Health Research in India: Challenges and Opportunities
11/9
Sally Glaser, PhD
CEO and Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Director, Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry
Consulting Asso Prof of Epidemiology, Dept of Health Research & Policy, Stanford
Surveillance Research: A Key Epidemiologic Discipline
11/16
Pam Horn-Ross, MD
Senior Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Consulting Prof of Epidemiology, Dept of Health Research & Policy, Stanford

California Teachers Study: over 1 Million Woman-years and Counting
11/23
Themistocles L Assimes, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor-Acting
Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford Population Health Sciences Institute
Epidemiological Issues in Contemporary Human Genetic Studies
11/30
No class
Finals week

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

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