Seminars in Epidemiology

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 2021 Department Seminars

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All seminars are open to the public and will be held on Zoom unless otherwise noted.


David JonesMischievous Immunity: The History, Misunderstandings, and Policies of Herd Immunity

September 8, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

David S. 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

                                                                 Recording TDA


Lorelei MucciBuilding a Global Cohort of Advanced Prostate Cancer Survivors

September 15, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Lorelei Mucci, ScD
Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Recording TBA


Eric Rubin

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What We Don’t Know about TB (and a few things we do)

September 22, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Eric Rubin, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, The New England Journal of Medicine, NEJM
Adjunct Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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ReddyEvolution of Epidemiology: Methods Must Match Mission

September 29, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

K. Srinath Reddy, MD
President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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BrayneEpidemiology and Public Health Reflections on Population Studies of Dementia in Older Populations

October 6, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Carol Brayne, CBE, FMedSci
Professor, Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge

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Ties BoermaA Common Framework for the Maternal and Newborn Mortality Transition and Its Application to 7 Exemplar Countries

October 13, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Ties Boerma, MD, PhD
Director of the Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization
Professor, Department of Community Health Services
University of Manitoba

Zoom TBD

A joint seminar with the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Center of Excellence


Narayan

Type 2 Diabetes in Asian Indians – Many Mysteries

October 20, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA
Ruth and O.C. Hubert Chair Global Chair in Global Health
Jointly Appointed, Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Zoom TBD


October 27, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Works-in-Progress Seminar

Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics in Research (GINGER) Fellows

Speakers:
Lerato Majara, University of Cape Town
Symon Kariuki, KEMRI-Welcome Trust Institute in Kilifi, Kenya

Zoom TBD


Hernandez-DiazTarget Trial Emulation to Study the Effects of COVID-19 Vaccine During Pregnancy

November 3, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Sonia Hernández-Díaz, MD, DrPH
Professor Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Zoom TBD


KurthTalk Title TDA

November 10, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Tobias Kurth, MD, ScD
Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology
Director, Institute of Public Health
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Zoom TBD


ChanTalk Title TDA

November 17, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Andrew Chan, MD, MPH
Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit
Director of Cancer Epidemiology, Mass General Cancer Center

Zoom TBD


 

ElliottDecember 1, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Paul Elliott, MBBS, PhD, FMedSci
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health
Chair in Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine
Imperial College London

Zoom TBD


OkerekeDecember 8, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Olivia I. Okereke, MD, MS
Associate Psychiatrist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Zoom TBD


Works-in-Progress Seminar

                                                                                        January 13, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Hari IyerHarnessing Multilevel Datasets to Address Cancer Disparities

Hari Iyer, ScD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Population Sciences, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School

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OgunbajoPsychosocial Problems Mediate the Relationship Between Minority Stress and HIV Sexual Risk Among Nigerian Sexual Minority Men

Adedotun Ogunbajo, PhD
Yerby Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies
Harvard T.H. Chan School

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Julia WuCOVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance

January 27, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Julia W. Wu, ScD
Principal Investigator, Human Immunomics Initiative
Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

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Maria GlymourAlzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Learning More with Instrumental Variables-Inspired Approaches

February 3, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Maria Glymour, ScD, MS
Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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EggerFrom Testing to Mortality: COVID-19 and the Inverse Care Law in Switzerland

February 10, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Matthias Egger, Prof. Dr.med., MSc FFPH DTM&H
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)
University of Bern, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
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Mackenbach

The Rise and Fall of Disease

February 24, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

 Johan Mackenbach, MD, PhD
Department of Public Health
Erasmus Medical College

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Armstrong HeadshotMoving Epidemiology to the Hospital Bedside: Learning from COVID-19

March 3, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Katrina Armstrong, MD
Physician-in-Chief, Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Jackson Professor, Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Ferguson headshotWhen Will We Get Out of This? Modeling COVID-19 Variants and Vaccines

March 10, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Neil Ferguson
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health
Vice-Dean (Academic Development)

Imperial College London


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Pascual headshotChanging Climate and Vector-borne Infections: Some Challenges of Scale

March 24, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Mercedes Pascual, PhD
Louis Block Professor of Ecology and Evolution
Department of Ecology & Evolution
University of Chicago

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Liang headshotInvestigating Complex Disease Epidemiology Through Multi-omics

March 31, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Liming Liang, PhD
Associate Professor of Statistical Genetics
Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Harvard Chan School

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Herman Taylor headshotHiding in Plain Sight: Cardiovascular Resilience in African Americans

April 7, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Herman A. Taylor, Jr., MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA
Professor, Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine

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Swanson headshotToward Clearer Questions in Mendelian Randomization Studies

April 28, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Sonja Swanson, ScD
Associate Professor (UHD) and Principal Investigator
of Causal Inference, Department of Epidemiology
Erasmus Medical College

 


Jackson headshotIncorporating Equity Value Judgements into the Measurement and Study of Racial Disparities

May 5, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

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

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Robinson headshotNot Seeing the Forest for the Trees: The Dangers of “Holding All Else Equal”

May 12, 2021

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Whitney R. Robinson, PhD, MSPH
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Fellow, Carolina Population Center Member, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
                                                            Watch Recording