Epidemiology Research Seminar
(HRP 236)

Fall Quarter 2019

Course Director: Steven Goodman, MD, PhD, MPH
Sept 23, 2019 - December 3, 2019
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:50 p.m.)

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning, Room LK120


View the reading material for fall quarter below.

Date Speaker Topic


Steven Goodman, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health)

Victor Henderson, MD, MS
Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and of Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Rita Popat, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)


Thomas Robinson, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center) and, by courtesy, of HEalth Research and Policy  (Epidemiology)

Suzan Carmichael, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

David Rehkopf, ScD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

Lightning Research Talks
10/8 Melissa Bondy, PhD
Professor and Chair of Epidemiology and Population Health, Associate Director for Population Sciences at the Stanford Cancer Institute
When disaster happens, what should an epidemiology do?: Health effects from Hurrican Harvey
10/15 Eleni Linos, MD, MPH, DrPH
Professor of Dermatology and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Tweets, teens, and tanning beds: Preventing skin cancer using technology  (Article) (Article)

Jonathan Chen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics)

Predictability of Diagnostic Tests – Machine Learning for Identifying Low Yield Tests and Precision Selection of Antibiotics (Article) (Article)


Athena Linos, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor, University of Athens, Medical School
Founder and President of Prolepsis Institute of Preventive Medicine

The role of public health in advancing equity: Evidence from a school food program during the economic crisis in Greece (Article) (News 1)(News 2)

Janet Tate, MPH, ScD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine); Director, VACS Bioostattics Core; Co-Director, VACS ART Workgroup; Co-Director, VACS Risk Index Workgroup
Yale School of Medicine

Using Modern Case-Control Designs for Adverse Drug Event Studies

Geoffrey Tabin, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Global Medicine
Co-Founder and Chairman of the Himalayan Cataract Project

Impossible Dreams: Everest and Eradicating World Blindness (Article)


Yuan Jin Tan
MS and PhD candidate for Epidemiology & Clinical Research

Steven Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health)

Ultrasonographic optic nerve sheath diameter to detect intracranial hypertension in pediatric patients: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

How not to evaluate a diagnostic test: the case of a blood test for autism


~*Thanksgiving Break*~

No Seminar


David Studdert, LLB, ScD
Professor of Medicine (PCOR) and of Law

The Longitudinal Study of Handgun Ownership and Transfer (LongSHOT) (Article)


~*Dead Week*~

No Seminar

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