Health Research and Policy

Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Spring Quarter 2011
Course Director: Alice S. Whittemore
March 29 - May 31, 2011
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.)
HRP Redwood Building, Room T138B

Date Speaker Topic
Julie Parsonnet, MD
Professor, Medicine - Infectious Disease
Professor, Health Research and Policy - Epidemiology, Stanford
Searching for the Cause of Obesity
Dan Pollyea, MD
Medical Fellow
Hematology and Oncology, Stanford
Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the Elderly: Clinical Trial Design and Predicting Responders
Sandra Win, MD
Scholar, Department of Radiology
MS Epidemiology Candidate,
Health Research and Policy, Stanford
Cost-effectiveness Analysis of MR Perfusion Imaging-based Endovascular Stroke Therapy and Cost-effectiveness of Intra-arterial Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Theresa Keegan, PhD
Consulting Assistant Professor
Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Center
Influence of Nativity and Neighborhoods on Breast Cancer Incidence, Stage at Diagnosis and Survival Among California Hispanic women
Jessica Pierog, DO
Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Stanford
Teaching Effective CPR: Compressing a New Paradigm Squeezing New Life Into an Old Procedure
Valerie Chock, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology, Stanford
Predictors of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia or Death in Premature Infants with Patent Ductus Arteriosis
Paul Fisher, MD
Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
and, by courtesy, Neurosurgery, Stanford
What Can Epidemiology Teach Us About Brain Tumors?
Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention
Electronic Health Records and the Quality of Ambulatory Care: Methods and Policy Issues"
Carlos Iribarren, MD, MPH, PhD
Research Scientist
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research

Epidemiology of Short QT Syndrome
Amy Voedisch, MD
Clinical Instructor
Obstetrics and Gynecology, stanford
Increasing access to postpartum IUDs in Rural Uganda
George Poultsides, MD
Asst Professor of Surgery
Surgical Oncology, Stanford
Pathologic Response to Preoperative Chemotherapy in Colorectal Liver Metastases: Fibrosis, not Necrosis Predicts Outcome
Jean Tang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Effect of Calcium Vitamin D Supplementation and Hormone Therapy on Risk on Skin Cancer in Post Menopausal Women in the Women's Health Initiative trials
Vish Nair, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford
Clinical Outcome Prediction by microRNAs in Human Cancer: An Overview
Gigi Liu, MD
Depts of Surgery and of Pediatrics, Stanford
The Current Practice of Antibiotic Use and Its Impact on the Progression of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
No Seminar
Final exams week

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