Epidemiology Research Seminars (HRP 236)

Winter Quarter 2020

Course Director: Michelle Odden, PhD
January 7, 2020 - March 10, 2020
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:50 p.m.)

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning, Room LK120


View the reading material for winter term below.

Date Speaker Topic


Mike Baiocchi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)

Old thinking becomes new again: one revolution in statistical prediction

Zinzi Bailey, ScD, MSPH
Epidemiologist, Jay Weiss Institute for Health Equity and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

The Potential of Critical Race Theory in Epidemiology: Using Historical Imagination to Construct Counterfactual Racial Formation & Dynamics (Article) (Article

Jade Benjamin-Chung, PhD, MPH
Epidemiologist & Lecturer, Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of California, Berkeley

Measuring spillover effects of infectious disease interventions

Kyle Walsh, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Division of Neuro-epidemiology Genes
Biology Program Leader, Children's Health and Discovery Institute

Genetic variants as instrumental variables in epidemiologic research: applications to childhood cancers

Abby King, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health and of Medicine (SPRC)

Leveraging Communication and Information Technologies to Enhance Health Promoting Behaviors (Article)(Article)(Article)(Article)(Article)

Victor Henderson, MD, MS
Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health and of Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Estrogens and cognitive aging:  coda


Carmen Peralta, MD, MAS
Chief Medical Officer, Cricket Health
Professor, University of California, San Francisco
Co-Founder, Kidney Health Research Collaborative

Academic at a start-up: what's the fit?


Epidemiology Postdoc Roundtable

Hoda S. Abdel Magid, MHS, PhD, “Antecedent cardiovascular disease and medication use with the risk of developing ALS”

Titilola Falasinnu, MS, PhD, “Access to clinical trials as a determinant of health”

Jacqueline Ferguson, MHS, PhD, “Beyond Night Work: Why Shift Work Without Night Work is Still Harmful”



Guanying Wang
MS candidate, Epidemiology & Clinical Research

Michelle Odden
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health

Wang: Prevalence of osteoporosis and identification of associated clinical factors in patients with Systemic Sclerosis

Odden: Myth and Magic: Why Developing an Evidence Base is Not Child’s Play (Article)


Remote Access Only (no in-person meeting)

Ben Arnold, PhD
Assistant Professor, Proctor Foundation
University of California, San Francisco

Causes and consequences of child growth failure in low resource settings: new insights from pooled analyses of 38 longitudinal cohorts and over 100,000 children

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/435542698


~*Finals Week*~

No Seminar

For further information about HRP 236 Epidemiology Research Seminars, please contact Educational Program Manager Misty Mazzara (mmazzara@stanford.edu).