Health Research and Policy

Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Winter Quarter 2010
Course Director: Weiva Sieh
January 5 - March 9, 2010
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.)
HRP Redwood Building, Room T138B

Date Speaker Topic
1/5
Julie Parsonnet, MD
Professor of Medicine and Health Research and Policy
Childhood Infection and the Prevention of Obesity
1/12
Sarah Horwitz, MA, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Centers for Health Policy/Primary Care and Outcomes Research
The Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms Study: Background, Design and Initial Results
1/14* Thursday 5-6pm
Special Seminar Jointly Hosted by Division of Epidemiology and Stanford Prevention Research Center

Ian Shrier, MD, PhD, Dip Sport Med, FACSM
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University
Past-President, Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
Location: MSOB x303


The Unknown-Unknowns of Confounding
- Or -
What You Never Wanted But Needed to Know About Confounding and Didn't Even Know to Ask
1/19
Caroline Tanner, MD, PhD
Director of Clinical Research,
Parkinson's Institute
Lecturer, Health Research and Policy
Occupation and Risk of Parkinsonism
1/26
Alan Garber, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and, by courtesy, of Economics and Health Research and Policy
Professor, Graduate School of Business
Comparative Effectiveness Research and Health Reform
2/2
Ellen Chang, ScD
Research Scientist, Northern California Cancer Center
Consulting Assistant Professor, Health Research and Policy
A Common Cure for an Uncommon Disease: Can Aspirin Prevent Hodgkin Lymphoma?
2/9
Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine and, by courtesy, of Economics and Health Research and Policy
The Economics of Obesity
2/16
Rudy Rull, PhD
Research Scientist, Northern California Cancer Center
Consulting Assistant Professor, Health Research and Policy
Environmental Exposures and Childhood Leukemia
2/23
Erica Gunderson, PhD
Research Scientist, Kaiser Division of Research
Long-term Effects of Pregnancy on Development of Cardiometabolic Disease in Women
3/2
Thu Quach, PhD
Research Scientist, Northern California Cancer Center
Peggy Reynolds, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Northern California Cancer Center
Consulting Professor, Health Research and Policy
Community Mapping of Environmental Hazards and Barriers in an Immigrant Population
3/9
Lisa Croen, PhD
Research Scientist, Kaiser Division of Research
Epidemiology of Autism: New Research Directions

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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