Health Research and Policy

Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Fall Quarter 2012
Course Director: Dee West, PhD
September 25 - December 4, 2012
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.)
CCSR, Room 4205 (*For Autumn Quarter only)

Date Speaker Topic
Victor Henderson, MD
Professor, Health Research and Policy - Epidemiology, Neurology
Chief, Division of Epidemiology
New student orientation;
followed by seminar "Soy and Cognition" at 2:00 pm
Dee W. WEest, PhD
Emeritus Professor, Health Research and Policy, Epidemiology
Disparities in Cancer Care and Outcomes
Marcia Stefanick, PhD
Professor of Medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC) and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Women's Health Initiative (1993-2015)
Catherine Ley, PhD
Sr Research Scientist, Infectious Diseases
Infection as a Cause of Obesity: an Update of the STORK Study
Damini Jawaheer, PhD
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI)
Influence of Genes and Gender on Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
Margaret McCusker, MD, MS
EpiPRO, Genetech, Inc.
Epidemiology in Drug Development-How Data Support Strategies
Bette Caan, DrPH
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland
Soy and Breast Cancer Survival
Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS
Clinical Epidemiology, Assoc. Investigator; Health Care & Policy Research, PAMF Research Institute
Using Clinical Data for Epidemiological Research: Promise and Pitfalls
No seminar
Theresa Keegan, PhD, MS
Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Dr Salma Shariff-Marco, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California
The Built Environment, Obesity, and Breast Cancer Survival
Cristina Maria Arce, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology, Stanford
Ben Goldstein, PhD
Instructor, Sr Biostatistician, Stanford
Differences in Access to Kidney Transplantation Between Hispanic and non-Hispanic Whites in the United States
No Seminar
Final exams 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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