SEPTEMBER 9 SEP 9
2015
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
WEDNESDAY WED

Population Health Sciences Working Group Launch

The kick-off meeting for Stanford's PHS working groups.

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PHS WORKING GROUPS:
Groups will discuss and define initiatives prior to the colloquium on Oct. 26.

Across the Lifespan

THE FIRST 1000 DAYS OF LIFE
Health during the period from conception to age 2, including developmental biology, environment impacts, role of health care and early child development
Collaborators: School of Education; Obstetrics; Pediatrics; March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center; Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention; Bio-X; Center for Innovation in Global Health
Leaders: Gary Shaw, (Sean Rearden)*

WORK-LIFE, RETIREMENT, DISABILITY, AGING, COGNITIVE DECLINE
The evolution of health and chronic disease during work-life as it impacts later life decisions and outcomes as well as informs national policy on aging
Collaborators: Occupational Health, Health Economics, Alcoa Group, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Neurology and Psychiatry, Stanford Center on Longevity, Bio-X
Leaders: Lorene Nelson, Mark Duggan, (Laura Carstensen)*

SEX AND GENDER IN HEALTH RESEARCH 
Role of sex and gender in health
Collaborators: Women & Sex Differences in Medicine, Social Epidemiology, Psychology, Anthropology, Evolutionary Biology, School of Education, Obstetrics, Stanford Center on Longevity Clayman Institute
Leaders: Marcia Stefanick, Londa Schiebinger

SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND RARE DISEASES
Application of large population to the characterization of risks in specific groups and identification of populations with rare conditions
Collaborators: Oncology, Genetics, Pediatrics/Neonatology, Epidemiology
Leaders: Shivaani Kummar, Mary Leonard

IMMIGRATION AND HEALTH
Global and domestic issues relating to the health of migrating populations
Leaders: Fernando Mendoza, Latha Palaniappan

Health Determinants

GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION
How physical and social environment modulate the expression of the original gene complement throughout the life-course
Collaborators: Evolutionary Biology, Social Epidemiology, Environmental Health, Genetics and “Omics,” Woods, Bio-X, Oncology, Chem-H, Earth Science, Center for Innovation in Global Health, and Cancer Biology
Leaders: David Rehkopf, Julie Parsonnet, (Mike Snyder)*

HEALTH DISPARITIES - GLOBAL AND DOMESTIC
The roles of social, biologic, and biomedical factors driving health disparities
Collaborators: Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Health Services, Development, Public and Health Economics, Sociology, Center for Innovation in Global Health, Demography
Leaders: Sanjay Basu, Carlos Bustamante (David Grusky)*

Methods, Technology & Systems 

THE LEARNING HEALTH SYSTEM AND THE SCIENCE OF CARE DELIVERY
Development of information systems designed to improve health and healthcare through a cycle of data input, analysis and resulting system modification - demonstration projects proving feasibility and scalability
Collaborators: Hospital CIOs, Biomedical Informatics, Quality Improvement, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Implementation Science, Computer Science, Design School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Health Economics
Leaders: Steve Asch, (Euan Ashley)*

mHEALTH AND OTHER NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH
New applications and technologies for observation and intervention in the health of populations
Collaborators: Physiology, Social Network Theory, Behavioral Economics, Community Health, Engineering, Bioinformatics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Center for Innovation in Global Health
Leaders: Abby King, (Jason Wang)* 

ANALYTICS
Development of novel methods for studying health in large observational data sets and novel experiments/trials
Collaborators: Econometrics, Engineering, Biomedical Data Sciences, Epidemiology
Leaders: Liran Einav, Nigam Shah

* Leaders unable to attend this session

Location

Stanford University School of Medicine
291 Campus Dr, Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall
Palo Alto, CA 94305
USA