Seminars in Epidemiology

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Spring 2020 Department Seminars

All seminars are open to the public


Application of Epidemiology Results to Individuals

January 8, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Paolo Boffetta, MD
Professor, Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Professor, Environmental Medicine & Public Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 


Mediation Analysis when Outcome and Mediator are Semi-Competing Events with Application in Health Disparities Research

January 15, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Kresge G2

Linda Valeri, PhD
Assistant Professor in Biostatistics
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 


The Six Cities Study: The Significance of its Origins for its Unexpected Findings

January 29, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

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

 


      Controlling Infectious Diseases in the 21st Century

February 5, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Caroline Buckee, DPhil
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Constances, a General-Purpose Population-Based Cohort of 210,000 Participants in France for Health Research

February 12, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Marie Zins, MD, PhD
Professor of Public Health, Paris Descartes University; Director of the INSERM Population-based Epidemiological Cohorts Unit; PI of the Constances Cohort

 

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Marcel Goldberg, MD, PhD
Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology, Paris Descartes University; co-PI of the Constances Cohort

 

 

 


 If Not Us, Who? When Researchers Become Activists, or Vice Versa

February 26, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Miguel Hernán, MD, DrPh
Kolokotrones Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Metabolomics Meets Epidemiology – Enabling Tools for Precision Medicine

March 4, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Rima Kaddurah-Daouk, PhD
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine

 


Translation Epidemiology: 30 Years of Studying Families at Risk for Depression

March 11, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Myrna Weissman, PhD
Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor of Epidemiology Mailman School of Public Health; Chief of the Division of Translational Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute


-Title of Talk TBD-

March 25, 2020

1:00-1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Joshua Gagne, PharmD, ScD
Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


How Precise Can Precision Medicine get?: Some Insurmountable Constraints

April 1, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

George Davey-Smith, MD, DSc
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
University of Bristol


-Title of Talk TBD-

April 8, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Katrina Armstrong, MD
Jackson Professor of Clinical Medicine, HMS
Chair of the Department of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief,
Massachusetts General Hospital


Works-in-Progress

April 15, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502


-Title of Talk TBD-

April 29, 2020

1 :00-1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502

Maria Glymour, ScD
Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
School of Medicine, Univ. of CA, San Francisco


-Title of Talk TBD-

May 6, 2020

1:00-1:50PM

Kresge 502

Peter Visscher, PhD
Professor and Chair of Quantitative Genetics
University of Queensland


Postdocs “Works-in-progress” Seminar Series

May 13, 2020

1:00 – 1:50 P.M.

Kresge 502


-Title of Talk TBD-

June 3, 2020

1:00-1:50PM

Kresge 502

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


“Here’s looking at you, kid”: Genetic Basis and DNA Prediction of Human Appearance

June 19, 2020

1:00-1:50PM

Kresge 907

Manfred Kayser, PhD
Head, Department of Genetic Identification
Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam