2022 Seminars


Jones headshotThe History and Epidemiology of Heat Wave Mortality

September 7, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

David Jones, MD, PhD
A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine
Department of the History of Science, Harvard University
Professor in the Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Mathur headshotHow Robust Are Meta-Analyses to Publication Bias? Sensitivity Analysis Methods and Empirical Findings

September 14, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Maya Mathur, PhD
Assistant Professor, Quantitative Sciences Unit and
the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University

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Works-in-Progress Seminar

September 21, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM


Plym headshotCan the genetic risk of prostate cancer be attenuated by modifiable lifestyle factors?

Anna Plym, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Karolinska Institutet

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Shupler headshotAcute increases in ambient PM2.5 concentrations and temperature are more strongly associated with odds of stillbirth among lower-income individuals in ethnic/racial minority groups in the United States

Matthew Shupler, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

 

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Gelaye headshotBeyond a Lifespan: Intergenerational Effects of Trauma Exposure and Perinatal Mental Health

September 28, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Bizu Gelaye, PhD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School

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Peters headshotGerman National Cohort – A Large-Scale Longitudinal Cohort

October 5, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Prof. Dr. Annette Peters
Chair of Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat München
Director, Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München

 

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Hunter headshotThe Final Pandemic

October 12, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

David Hunter, MBBS, ScD, FRACPHM
Richard Doll Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Oxford; Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention, Emeritus, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Conception by Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Offspring Health

October 26, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Deborah Lawlor, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology, UK Medical Research Council Integrative Epidemiology Unit, University of Bristol

 

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Morabia headshot1976: The Year Epidemiology Became Miettinenian

November 2, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Alfredo Morabia, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University and Professor of Epidemiology, Barry Commoner Center, City University of New York   

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Lipsitch headshotEverything Keeps Changing: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Surveillance

November 9, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Marc Lipsitch, DPhill
Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director of Science, Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics, CDC

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Jackson 155The Observational Target Trial: A Conceptual Model for Measuring Disparity

November 16, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

John W. Jackson, ScD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology, Mental Health, and Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 


 

Hogue headshotCan Dobbs Save Women from Dying of Forced Birth? Combining Epidemiologic Evidence with Constitutional Rational-Basis Review

November 30, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Carol Hogue, ScD
Professor Emerita of Epidemiology and Jules and Uldeen Terry Professor Emerita of Maternal and Child Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Joint seminar with the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program


Balicer headshotResponding to Public Health Emergencies with Data-Driven Innovation: The Israeli Experience

December 5, 2022

1:00-1:50 PM

Ran Balicer, MD PhD
Chief Innovation Officer, Clalit Health Services & Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute

 

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Noa Dagan, MD PhD
Head of the Data- & AI-Driven Medicine Department, Clalit Innovation

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Ritz 135GIS-based Pesticide Exposures, Biologic Signatures, and Parkinson’s Disease in California

December 7, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Beate Ritz, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles

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Regulatory Memory Loss: The FDA’s Road to Aducanumab

January 26, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Steven Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and of Medicine
(Primary Care and Population Health)
Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research,
Stanford University School of Medicine
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De Stavola headshotInterventional Effects with Latent Mediators: An Example from Life Course Epidemiology

February 2, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Bianca De Stavola, PhD
Professor of Medical Statistics
Population, Policy & Practice Department
UCL Great Ormand Street Institute of Child Health

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Jaddoe headshotEarly Life Stressors and Life Course Health: The EU Child Cohort Network

February 9, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Vincent Jaddoe, MD, PhD
Pediatrician and Professor of Pediatric Epidemiology
Departments of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, Erasmus MC,
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Arah headshotData Fusion, Simulations, and Bias Analysis for Credible Causal Inference

February 16, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Onyebuchi A. Arah, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Affiliated Professor, Department of Statistics

Associate Dean, Graduate Division
Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA

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CastroImported Malaria. Why Should We Care and How Should We Measure?

March 2, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Marcia C. Castro, PhD
Andelot Professor of Demography
Chair, Department of Global Health and Population
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Robins headshotTarget Trials: Emulating RCTs using Observational Longitudinal Data

March 9, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

James Robins, MD
Mitchell L. and Robin LaFoley Dong Professor of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

 


Works-in-Progress Seminar

March 23, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Brantley headshotPremenopausal Cancer Risk Prediction Using Consortium Data

Kristen Brantley, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Wang headshotThe Gut Microbiome Modulates Body Weight Response to Physical Activity

Kai Wang, MD, PhD
Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

 

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Kaufman headshotHow to Break Something by Fixing It

March 30, 2022

1:00-2:00PM

Jay S. Kaufman, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Occupational Health, McGill University

 

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Diaz RouxSocial Epidemiology: Past, Present and Future

April 6, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD
Dana and David Dornsife Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

 


 

Ford headshotAt the Intersection of COVID and Critical Race Theory: Public Health Critical Race Praxis (PHCRP)

April 27, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Chandra L. Ford, PhD
Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences
Founding Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA

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James-Todd headshotThe Intersection of Environmental Justice and Reproductive Epidemiology: Using Solution-Oriented Epidemiologic Methods to Improve Health Equity

May 4, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Tamarra James-Todd, PhD
Mark and Catherine Winkler Associate Professor of Environmental Reproductive Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health