Health Research and Policy

Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Spring Quarter 2010
Course Director: Alice Whittemore
March 30-June 8, 2010
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.)
HRP Redwood Building, Room T138B

Date Speaker Topic
3/30
Damini Jawaheer, PhD
Children's Hospital, Oakland
The Genetics of Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/6
Mark Hlatky
Professor of Health Research and Policy,
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Criteria for Evaluation of Novel Risk Markers
4/13
Scarlett Gomez, PhD
Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont
Cancer Disparities: Can They be Addressed by Studying Contextual Factors?
4/20
Marilyn Winkleby, PhD
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention
Partnerships with Local Health Departments to Further Community-based Research and Knowledge of Health Disparities
4/27
Ravi Sharaf, MD
MS Student, Health Services Research, Dept of Health Research and Policy
Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Jim Murphy, MD
Dept of Radiation Oncology
Novel Biomarkers in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Cost Effectiveness of Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
5/4
Shannon Salvador, MD
Interdepartmental Program, Epidemiology
School of Medicine


Dipanjan Banerjee, MD
Interdepartmental Program, Epidemiology
School of Medicine
Validating Tubal Ligation and Its Association with Ovarian Cancer Through the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium

Problem Lists: Not All Diagnoses Are Coded Equally
5/11
Wei Wang, PhD
Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont
Androgens and Androgen Receptor in Breast Cancer
5/18
Alexis Davis, MD
Instructor, Dept of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Fritz Bech, MD, FACS
Asst Prof of Surgery, School of Medicine
Staff Surgeon, Palo Alto VA Health Care System
Director, Core Clerkship in Surgery, School of Medicine
Seizures in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants: Association with Morbidities and Neurodevelopmental Outcome

Determinants of Dialysis Access Function in the "Fistula First" Era
5/25
Allison Kurian, MD
Asst Prof of Medicine (Oncology) and Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University Medical Center
Clinical Cancer Genetics: A Targeted Approach to Risk Reduction
6/1
Kameelah Abdullah

Mofiz Haque
Viral Tropism and Genetic Diversity of HCV within PBMC's and Serum: A re-analysis

Effect of MRI in the Acute Management of Stroke. A National Inpatient Survey
6/8
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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