Friday Forums: 2008-2009

Date: September 12, 2008John_Forman140x180

Speaker: John P. Forman, M.D., M.Sc.

Topic: “Novel Risk Factors for Hypertension”


October 10, 2008Manson140x180

Speaker: JoAnn Manson, M.D., Dr.PH.

Topic: “A Proposed Large-Scale Randomized Trial of Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Rationale and Design”

Date: November 21, 2008Rosenzweig140x180

Speaker: Anthony Rosenzweig, M.D.

Topic: “Endothelial Inflammatory and Regenerative Mechanisms in Vascular Pathology”


Date: January 23, 2009Marchioli140x180

Speaker: Roberto Marchioli, M.D.

Topic: “Development of Collaborative Research Networks for Large Randomized Controlled Trials: Experiences of the GISSI Investigators”


JANUARY 22, 2009 – LIGHTCHASER PHOTOGRAPHY – BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL - Brigham and Women's Hospital research teams for Heart Research studies collect and store samples from thousands of participants and safeguard study samples in cold storage. Thursday January 22, 2009.

Date: February 27, 2009

Speaker: Paul M. Ridker, M.D., M.P.H.

Topic: “JUPITER Trial Update”


Date: March 27, 2009woodward140x180

Speaker: Prof. Mark Woodward, M.D.

Topic: “Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factor Prevalence in the Asia Pacific Region”


Date: April 10, 2009Sesso140x180

Speaker: Howard D. Sesso, Sc.D., M.P.H.

Topic: “The Epidemiology of Antioxidant Vitamins and Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Recently Completed and Newly Initiated Clinical Trials”

Date: May 8, 2009sph - Kubzansky

Speaker: Laura D. Kubzansky, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Topic: “Feeling with Your Heart: (Un)Healthy Psychological Functioning and Coronary Heart Disease”

Date: June 5, 2009Hernan140x180

Speaker: Miguel Hernán, MD, DrPH

Topic: “How to Estimate the Effects of Hypothetical Interventions on the Risk of CHD. (Hint: First specify the intervention)”