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 2021-2022 Department Seminars

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

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Goodman headshot

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 headshotTitle: TBA

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,
University Medical Center
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Arah headshotTitle: TBA

February 16, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

Onyebuchi A. Arah, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

 


CastroTitle: TBA

March 2, 2022

1:00-2:00 PM

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


Robins headshotTitle: TDA

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

Title: TBA

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

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Title:TBA

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


Kaufman headshotTitle: TBA

March 30, 2021

1:00-2:00PM

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

 


Diez Roux headshotTitle: TBA

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


James-Todd headshotTitle: TBA

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


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

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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

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Eric Rubin

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

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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 in Global Health
Jointly Appointed, Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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Works-in-Progress Seminar

October 27, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Lerato Majera headshotLow Generalizability of Polygenic Risk Scores in African Populations

Lerato Majara
Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics in Research (GINGER) Fellow
University of Cape Town &

 

 

 

Symon KariukiCan Exposure to Infections Determine the Outcomes or Phenotypes of Epilepsy?

Symon Kariuki
Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics in Research (GINGER) Fellow
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Institute in Kilifi, Kenya

 

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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 of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Kurth headshotA Causal Framework for Clinical Prediction: Transportability and Predictor Selection

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

 


ChanMolecular Cancer Prevention with Aspirin

November 17, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Andrew Chan, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, MGH
Director of Epidemiology, Mass General Cancer Center

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Elliott headshotThe REal-time Assessment of Community Transmission (REACT) studies of SARS-CoV-2 infection and antibody response in England

December 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

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OkerekeRisk Factors and Prevention in Late-life Depression

December 8, 2021

1:00-2:00 PM

Olivia I. Okereke, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 


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
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