Seminar Series Archive

2012-2013 Seminar Series

Monday, June 24, 2013

Clemens Kirschbaum, PhD

Technishe Universität Dresden, Germany

“Stressed from Head to Toe: Novel Methods to Assess Long-Term Stress by Measuring Steroid Deposition in Hair”

Monday, June 17, 2013

Daniel Enquobahrie, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Co-Director of the University of Washington’s Reproductive, Pediatric, and Perinatal Epidemiology Training Program
Associate Director, Center for Perinatal Studies, the Swedish Medical Center

“The ‘What’ and ‘How’ of Associations of Vitamin D Deficiency with Pregnancy Complications and Adverse Outcomes: A Multidisciplinary Approach”

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD

Director, Institute for Global Health
Amos Christie Chair in Global Health
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

“Scaling up HIV treatment for prevention in Africa”

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Jorge Chavarro, MD, ScD

Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

“Enrolling and retaining participants in internet-based cohorts”

Monday, April 8, 2013
Myron S. Cohen, MD
J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology and Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Can we really treat our way out of the HIV pandemic? Where are we coming from and where are we going?”

Part of the Translational Epidemiology Seminar Series

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Kaumudi Joshipura, BDS, MS, ScD
NIH Endowed Chair and Director, Center for Clinical Research and Health Promotion
Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Unnur Valdimarsdottir, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology, Center of Public Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland
Visiting Scientist, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health

March 13, 2013

Lisa B. Signorello, ScD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, HSPH

March 8, 2013

Adolfo Rubinstein, MD,MSc, PhD

Director-General of the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy (IECS), University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Health and the economic impact of regulations to eliminate transfatty acids in Argentina.

March 6, 2013

Stephanie Smith-Warner, PhD
Associate Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology
Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health
Diet and Estrogen Receptor Negative Breast Cancer: Recent Findings from the Diet and Cancer Pooling Project
March 5, 2013
Graham A. Coldlitz, MD, DrPH
Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery, Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery
Associate Director, Prevention and Control, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center
Deputy Director, Institute for Public Health, Washington University, St. Louis

February 13, 2013

Vincent W.V. Jaddoe, MD, PhD

Fetal Origins of Cardiovascular Diseases and Type 2 Diabetes

February 6, 2013


Dr. James Robins

Mitchell L. and Robin LaFoley Dong Professor of Epidemiology, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

The Role of Causal Models in the Controversy over the Effect of Overweight on Mortality

December 19, 2012

Jordan Smoller, Director of Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, MGH

Psychiatric Genetics: From Epidemiology to Architecture

December 5, 2012

Gerardo Jimenez Sanchez, Global Biotech Consulting Group

The impact of genomics in medicine and the economy: Lessons from the case in Mexico

November 28, 2012


Alan Geller, SHDH, HSPH
The German Skin Cancer Screening Experience: Methods and First Results

November 14, 2012

Orfeu Buxton, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Sleep Medicine, HMS

November 7, 2012

Daniel Brooks, MPH, DSc

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Boston University

October 25, 2012


Dr. Hans Rosling

Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute,
Chairman of the Gapminder Foundation

Health & Money: a global overview

October 24, 2012

Neal Sondheimer, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Pennsylvania

The Somatic Stability of MtDNA in Aging and Disease

October 17, 2012

David Guwatudde

Setting the Stage for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases Research in Sub-Saharan Africa

October 3, 2012


Frank Hu, MD, PhD

Department of Nutrition and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Beverage Choices and health: Does drinking more water help in weight control?

September 26, 2012


Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD

Department of Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Environmental Epigenetics: Approaches and Challenges for Risk Factor Epidemiology


September 5, 2012


Lars Vatten,

Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, HSPH
Professor, Dept. of Public Health and General Practice, NTNU – Trondheim
Mammography Screening: A Controversy That Never Ends



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