Seminars in Epidemiology

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 2020 Department Seminars

All seminars are open to the public


David Jones HeadshotWaves, Forest Fires, and Herd Immunity: The Language of a Pandemic

September 9, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

David S. Jones, MD, PhD
A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine,
Harvard University

 Watch Recorded Seminar


Michael Osterholm headshotHow COVID-19 has Changed the World
and What the Future Holds

September 16, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research Policy (CIDRAP), Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, University of Minnesota


                                                      Works-in-Progress Seminar

RasouliSeptember 30, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Combining High-Quality Data with Rigorous Methods: Emulating a Target Trial Using Electronic Medical Records and a Case-Control Design for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Bahareh Rasouli
 Postdoctoral Fellow
 Harvard Chan School and Karolinska Institutet

                                                                                                                                         &
Mollie Wood
Migraine and Risk of Hypertensive Outcomes in Pregnancy

Mollie Wood
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Environmental and Public Health
University of Cincinnati

Register for Zoom Link

 


Manfred Kayser“Here’s Looking at You, Kid”: Genetic Basis and DNA Prediction of Human Appearance

October 7, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Manfred Kayser, PhD
Professor of Forensic Molecular Biology, Head,
Department of Genetic Identification,
Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam

Register for Zoom Link


Shelley Tworoger

Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer Risk: A Story of Controversy

October 14, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Shelley Tworoger, PhD
Associate Center Director of Population Science,
Moffitt Cancer Center

                                                                                                                  Register for Zoom Link


Eric Tchetgen TchetgenTitle: TBA

October 21, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, PhD
Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor
Professor of Statistics
Wharton University of Pennsylvania

                                                           Zoom Link TBA


Joshua GagneBias, Damned Bias, and Pharmacoepidemiology

October 28, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Joshua Gagne, PharmD, ScD
Associate Professor, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School,
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

                                                                Zoom Link TBA


Rory CollinsEvolve or Die:
The Urgent Need to Streamline RCTs

November 4, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Professor Sir Rory Collins, FRS, FMedSci
Head of Nuffield Department of Population Health and
BHF Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Oxford,
and Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank

                                                               Zoom Link TBA


George Davey-SmithThe Fundamental Assumptions of Mendelian Randomization

November 18, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

George Davey Smith, MD, BChir, MSc
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
University of Bristol

Zoom Link TBA


John JacksonTitle: TBA

December 2, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

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

Zoom Link TBA


Works-in-Progress Seminar

 

Counterfactual Prediction

December 9, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Barbra Dickerman
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard Chan School

Zoom Link TBA