Health Research and Policy

Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Spring Quarter 2013
Course Director: Alice Whittemore
April 2 - June 4, 2013
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.)
CCSR, Rm 4205

Date Speaker Topic
Julia Simard, ScD
Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and,
by courtesy, of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Swedish Registers in Epidemiologic Research: an Example and Work-in-Progress
Daniella Perlroth
Instructor, Medicine, Stanford
Using Medicare Data to Evaluate Prostate Cancer Disease Burden
Paul Wise, MD, MPH
Richard E Behrman Professor in Child Health, Senior Fellow at FSI and Professor, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
The Epidemiology and Social Meaning of Birth Outcomes and Infant Mortality in the United States
Iona Cheng, PhD
Research Scientist
Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont
Pleiotropy in Colorectal and Lung Cancers
Ellen Chang, ScD
Managing Scientist
Exponentís Health Sciences Center
Epidemiologic Consulting for Industry: Project Examples
Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist
Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont
Consulting Asst Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Dept of Health Research & Policy, Stanford
Do Multi-tissue Telomere Lengths Act as Predictors of Prostate Cancer Survival?
Jonathan Riess
Medical Student, Epidemiology, School of Medicine
Exploring Stem-cell and Immune Pathways in a Thymic Malignancy Tissue Microarray
Long Nguyen
Medical Student, Epidemiology, School of Medicine
Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Histological Change in Chronic Hepatitis B with Normal or Minimally Elevated Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)
Jennifer Hah, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Psychological Factors Contributing to Persistent Opioid Use After Surgery
Eileen Leary, RPSGT, RST
Project Manager
Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
Association Between Periodic Limb Movements (PLMs) and Sleepiness in the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort
Marie Nguyen
Hematology/Oncology Fellow
Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Stanford
Correlation of Symptom Assessment with Genotyping Analysis of Saliva Samples in a Large Cohort of Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Patients
Antonia Valenzuela, MS
Candidate in Epidemiology, Stanford
Identification of Clinical Features and Risk Factors for Development of Calcinosis in Patients with Dermatomyositis
Jimmy K Wong, MD
Anesthesia Instructor, School of Medicine, Stanford
ECG Parameters to Improve the Prediction Model for Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation
Karen Effinger, MD
Fellow in Division of Pediatrics, Stanford
The Effect of Aging on Health Status Outcomes in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors
No Seminar
Final exams week

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