Epidemiology Research Seminar (HRP 236)

Spring Quarter 2016
Course Director: Victor Henderson
March 29 - May 31, 2016
(Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
CCSR, Room 4205

*Note time or room changes April 12, May 3 and May 17.

Date Speaker Topic
3/29 Anders Huitfeldt, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, METRICS; General Internal Medicine
A new approach to effect measures for binary outcomes
Graduate student presentation
Lindsay Brown, BA
PhD student, School of Education
Cancer-related patient education: an overview
Graduate student presentations

1:00-1:30pm @ LKSC 208
Rita Hamad, MS, MPH
Instructor, Dept of Medicine (General Medical Disciplines)

Identifying the health effects of early life socioeconomic exposures over the life course (Public presentation, qualifying examination)

PhD student qualifying examination public lecture

1:00-1:30 pm @ LKSC 208


1:40-2:20pm @ CCSR 4205 Jennifer Conti, MD
Family Planning Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Self-adminitered lidocaine for pain management of first trimester surgical abortion

1:40-2:20 pm @CCSR 4205

4/19 Latha Palaniappan, MD MS
Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medical Disciplines)
Physical activity interventions in type 2 diabetes

Laurel A. Habel, PhD
Consulting Professor, HRP (Epidemiology)
Research Scientist, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research

Gary D. Friedman, MD, MS
Consulting Professor, HRP (Epidemiology)
Research Scientist, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research

Bias in pharmacoepidemiology: two recent examples

Graduate student presentations


Kate Arow, BA
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Characteristics of mental health trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov
Jennifer Pan, MD
Postdoctoral Medical Fellow, Gastroenterology
Worldwide study of genetic testing and cancer screening in Lynch syndrome: experiences from healthcare providers of the International Mismatch Repair Consortium
Austin J. Parish, BS
MD student, UCSD
Overinterpretation and phase of diagnostic accuracy studies
Graduate student presentations
Cassie A. Ludwig, BS
MD student, Stanford University
Global universal eye screen testing: assessing the reliability and validity of screening newborns for ophthalmic disease
Pooja Yesantharao, BS
MS student, Epidemiology & Clinical Research, Stanford
Associations between the HLA system and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in immnosuppressed and nonimmunosuppressed populations
Graduate student presentations
Adrian Begaye, BS
MD student, Stanford University
Evaluating ketoprofen as preventive and therapeutic pharmacotherapy of acquired lymphedema
Mary-Beth Percival, MD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Hematology
Relationship between hospital volume and mortality after acute myeloid leukemia treatment
Graduate student presentations
Tabitha Cooney, MD
Postdoctoral Medical Fellow, Nephrology
Phase 1 trial of panobinostat for children with refractory diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
Adetokunbo Taiwo, MD
Postdoctoral Medical Fellow, Nephrology
Predictors of renal recovery in heart transplant recipients
Graduate student presentations
Emily Fox, MD
Postdoctoral Medical Fellow, Rheumatology
Patient-reported outcomes in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Erqi Pollom, MD
Postgrad. Med. Fellow, Radiation Oncology
Role of radiation in biliary tract cancers
No seminar
Final exams week

If you need directions or would like to be on the e-mail list, please contact Toni Ali (650-723-5456; toniali@stanford.edu). Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar speakers and topics are welcome.