Epidemiology Research Seminars (EPI 236)

Winter Quarter 2023

Course Directors: Lisa Goldman Rosas and Michelle Odden
Alway M106
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)

Please contact Kevin Horner (kahorner@stanford.edu) with questions about the series. 

Date Speaker Topic

Sara Bleich, PhD, Director of Nutrition Security and Health Equity, USDA

"Leveraging the Momentum of the Historic White House Conference: USDA’s Actions on Nutrition Security" 


Tainayah Thomas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health

"Mixed-method & Engaged Approaches to Chronic Disease Prevention & Management: Multi-level Research Strategies to Advance Health Equity"


Brian Bateman, MD, MSc, Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine

"Evaluating the Safety of Medications in Pregnancy Using Healthcare Utilization Data"


Luis Carvajal-Carmona, PhD, Professor and Auburn Community Cancer Endowed Chair in Basic Science, UC Davis

"Community-focused Cancer Research and Health Promotion in Latino Communities: from the Bench to la Comunidad"

Jimmy Zheng, MS student thesis presentation

Sophia Luo, MS student thesis presentation

June Li, MS student thesis

"Long-term Outcomes of CAD Testing for Patients with New-Onset Heart Failure"

"Air Pollution and the Risk of Second Primary Lung Cancer Among Lung Cancer Survivors: The Prospective UK Biobank Cohort Study"

"Antidepressant Efficacy of Ketamine Administered to Depressed Patients Under General Anesthesia"


LaPrincess C. Brewer, MD, MPH, FACC, FACP, FASPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Division of Preventive Cardiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Clarence Jones, Community Partner

"We're In This Together: Promoting Cardiovascular Health Equity through Community-Based Participatory Research"

David Garcia, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona

Lorena Verdugo, Community Partner

"De la Mano: A Community-Academic Partnership to Combat Liver Disease in Southern Arizona"


Mia Navarro, MS student thesis presentation


Yongsoo Jung, MS student thesis presentation


June Li, MS Student thesis presentation

"Developing a Vulnerability Index Model in Mexico to Forecast Negative Health Outcomes"

"Wildfire-specific PM2.5 and Risk of ED Visits for Mental Health, Pregnancy, Respiratory and Cardiovascular Outcomes: Evidence from 2020 California Wildfires"

"Representativeness of Real-World Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease in Clinical Trials Supporting Blood Pressure Treatment Targets"

3/7 James Floyd, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington "Large-scale Proteomics as a Tool for Discovery in Population Studies"

Mike Hittle, PhD Student

"Platform for Mobile Research Apps"

For further information about EPI 236 Epidemiology Research Seminars, please contact Graduate Programs Manager Kevin Horner (kahorner@stanford.edu)