Calendar of Seminars

Biostatistics Seminar Series

3:30 - 4:30 pm

TBA
Kai Tan, PhD, University of Iowa

November 19, 2013

No seminar scheduled
November 12, 2013

TBA
Haipeng Shen, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

November 5, 2013

"Sparse asynchronous longitudinal data analysis"
Hongyuan Cao, PhD, University of Chicago

October 29, 2013

Faculty Research Interests
TBA

October 22, 2013

"A Biostatistician at the BLS: Adjusting for Non-response in the Occupational Employment Statistics Survey" Nicholas Horton, PhD, Amherst College
October 15, 2013

No seminar scheduled
October 8, 2013

"Granger Causality and fMRI"
Victor Solo, PhD, FIEEE, University of New South Wales

October 1, 2013

"Optimal Tests of Treatment Effects for the Overall Population and Two Subpopulations in Randomized Trials, using Sparse Linear Programming"
Michael A. Rosenblum, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

September 24, 2013

"Analyzing fMRI brain networks: fusing statistics and network science to understand the brain"
Sean L. Simpson, Ph.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine

September 17, 2013

"The THRio Tuberculosis Prevention Study: Reflections on a Stepped-Wedge Design"
Larry Moulton, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

September 10, 2013

"Sparse Semiparametric Nonlinear Models with Applications to Chromatographic Fingerprinting"
Dissertation Defense - Michael Wierzbicki, PhD Candidate

July 22, 2013

"Issues in Group Sequential/Adaptive Designs"
Dissertation Defense - Hong Wan, University of Pennsylvania

July 15, 2013

"Contrasted Penalized Integrative Analysis"
Shuangge Ma, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine

April 30, 2013

"ChIP-seq: Unleashing its full potential through data integration"
Hongkai Ji, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

April 24, 2013

"Using the same data to define the question of interest and then answer it: Statistical inference for cross-validated target parameters"
Alan Hubbard, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

April 23, 2013

"Statistical methods for RNA-seq data"
Wei Sun, PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

April 16, 2013

"Fully bayesian inference under ignorable missingness in the presence of auxiliary covariates"
Michael Daniels, ScD, University of Texas at Austin

April 9, 2013

"TREECLUST: A Unified method for uncovering subgroups and identifying markers with differential effects"
Mahlet Tadesse, Sc.D., Georgetown University

April 2, 2013

CANCELLED - Shizhong Xu, Ph.D., University of California, Davis
March 26, 2013

"Modified EMAX model for qRT-PCR dynamics with application to relative quantification of low-abundance cancer biomarkers"
Inna Chervoneva, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University

March 19, 2013

"Bayesian hierarchical models for two-phase studies"
Michelle Ross, PhD, University of Washington

March 5, 2013

"Bayesian Inference of Spatial Organizations of Chromosomes"
Ming Hu, PhD, Harvard University

February 27, 2013

"Efficient Subsampling from Existing Cohort Studies with Longitudinal Continuous Response Data"
Jonathan Schildcrout, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

February 26, 2013

"Likelihood Based Population Independent Component Analysis"
Ani Eloyan, PhD, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

February 20, 2013

"Coming to our sensors: Why body language is harder to decode than natural language"
Ciprian Crainiceanu, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

February 19, 2013

"Generalized Additive Partial Linear Models With High-dimensional Covariates"
Hua Liang, PhD, University of Rochester

February 12, 2013

"Parametric and Semi-Parametric Methods for Group Differential Longitudinal Rates of Change"
Matthew Bryan, University of Washington

February 5, 2013

"Latent Class/Profile Modeling In Medical Diagnosis With Accommodation For Covariate Information and Categorical Disease Status"
Zheyu Wang, University of Washington

January 29, 2013

"A Weighting Analogue to Pair Matching in Propensity Score Analysis"
Liang Li, PhD, Cleveland Clinic

January 22, 2013

"Estimating diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers using data under outcome-dependent sampling"
Shanshan Li, Johns Hopkins University

January 15, 2013

"Principal Surrogacy in a Time-to-Event Setting"
Xin (Cindy) Gao, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

January 8, 2013

"A Potential Outcomes, and Typically More Powerful, Alternative to 'Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel'"
Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak, Ph.D., Harvard University

December 5, 2012

"A stratified sampling scheme for clique estimation in bait-prey graphs"
Denise Scholtens, Ph.D., Northwestern University

December 4, 2012

"A novel rank test for a time-to-event outcome that incorporates information on a surrogate event"
Pamela Shaw, Ph.D., NIH/NIAID

November 27, 2012

"Graph Estimation"
Han Liu, Ph.D., Princeton University

November 13, 2012

"Matern Class of Cross-Covariance Functions for Multivariate Random Fields"
Tatiyana Apansavich, Ph.D., George Washington University

November 6, 2012

CANCELLED
"Marker Based Infinitesimal Model for Quantitative Trait Analysis"
Shizhong Xu, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

October 30, 2012

"Statistical methods for non-ignorable missing data with applications to quality-of-life data"
Dissertation Defense - Kaijun Liao

October 19, 2012

"Beyond Traditional Biomarkers: Methods for identifying and evaluating nontraditional biomarkers"
Dissertation Defense - Peter Dawson

October 4, 2012

"Approximate Bayesian Interval Estimation in Linear Mixed Model"
Huilin Li, Ph.D., NYU School of Medicine

October 2, 2012

"On criteria for evaluating risk prediction models for public health applications"
Ruth Pfeiffer, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute (NCI)

September 25, 2012

"Statistical Methods for Evaluating Diagnostic Biomarkers in the Presence of Measurement Error"
Dissertation Defense - Matthew White

September 24, 2012

"A network-based penalized regression method with application to genomic data"
Wei Pan, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

September 18, 2012

Faculty Research Interests
Hongzhe Li, Ph.D., Taki Shinohara, Ph.D., Justine Shults, Ph.D.
Division of Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania

September 11, 2012

"Statistical methods for heaped data with application to smoking cessation research"
Dissertation Defense - Sandra Griffith

August 24, 2012

"A joint longitudinal-survival model with possible cure: an analysis of patient outcomes on the liver transplant waiting list"
Dissertation Defense - Arwin Thomasson

June 26, 2012

First Annual Thomas R. Ten Have Memorial Lecture
May 23, 2012

Biostatistics Consulting II/MS Thesis Presentations
April 30, 2012

Biostatistics Consulting II/MS Thesis Presentations
April 25, 2012

Statistical Prediction Models and Medical Decision Making.
Michael Kattan, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

April 24, 2012

"Statistical Methods for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Using Observational Data"
Dissertation Defense - Elizabeth Handorf

April 20, 2012

A Linear Mixed Model for Predicting a Binary Event Under Random Effects Misspecification: Predicting Poor Pregnancy Outcomes from Longitudinal Ultrasound Data.
Paul Albert, Ph.D., Chief Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver

April 17, 2012

Statistical Methods for Relatedness Inference in Admixed Populations
Timothy Thornton, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington

April 10, 2012

Jake Olivier, The University of New South Wales
March 29, 2012

Jake Olivier, The University of New South Wales-Cancelled
March 21, 2012

Comparison of Futility Monitoring Methods using Oncology Trials
Ed Zhang, Ph.D., American College of Radiology

March 20, 2012

"Statistical Issues in Next Generation Sequencing Data Integration for Global Gene Regulation"
Zhengqing Ouyang, Stanford University

March 14, 2012

"Bayesian Analysis of Gene-environment Interactions with Error in Measurement of Environmental Covariates and Missing Genetic Data"
Iryna Lobach, Ph.D., Langone Medical Center, NYU

March 13, 2012

Margaret Taub, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
February 29, 2012

Anna Snavely, Harvard School of Public Health
February 28, 2012

David M. Vock, North Carolina State University
February 22, 2012

Jeff Goldsmith, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
February 21, 2012

Yimei Li, CHOP
February 8, 2012

"Differential Expression Identification and False Discovery Rate Estimation in RNA-Seq Data"
Jun Li, Stanford University

January 31, 2012

Nicholas P. Tatonetti, Stanford University
January 24, 2012

Alisa J. Stephens, Harvard University
January 18, 2012

Kasper Daniel Hansen, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
January 17, 2012

Mary E. Kelley, PhD, Emory University
January 11, 2012

Kelley M. Kidwell, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
January 10, 2012

Hongtu Zhu, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
January 3, 2012

"A Generalized Score Test of Homogeneity for Parametric Models with Applications to Mixture Models"
David Todem, MSPH, Ph.D., Michigan State University

December 7, 2011

"Maximal Power Design and Analysis of Drug Synergy in Therapeutic Development: Theory, and Methods and Applications to Vorinostat with Cytosine Arabinoside and Etoposide and Other Combination Studies"
Ming Tan, Ph.D., Univ. of Maryland

December 6, 2011

Clinical Trials: The Hidden Traps of Analytic Assumptions and How to Avoid Them
Devan Mehrotra, Ph.D., Merck Research Laboratories

November 29, 2011

Taki Shinohara, Johns Hopkins University
November 15, 2011

Enveloping Spectral Surfaces: Covariate Dependent Spectral Analysis of Categorical Times Series
Robert Krafty, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

November 8, 2011

How big are the mortality reductions produced by cancer screening? Why do so many trials say 20%?
James Hanley, Ph.D., McGill University

November 1, 2011

CANCELLED
October 18, 2011

"A Bayesian Adaptive Allocation Method for Clinical Trials with Dual Objectives"
Roy Sabo, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth Univ.

October 4, 2011

"Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal Medical Cost Data"
Lei Liu, Ph.D., University of Virginia

September 27, 2011

"Statistical Approaches to Detect Intergenerational Genetic Effects"
Janet Sinsheimer, Ph.D., UCLA

September 20, 2011

"Censoring by death, principal stratification, and joint causal modeling of failure-time and longitudinal outcomes"
Marshall Joffe, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

September 13, 2011

“Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Longitudinal Binary Data with Time-Dependent Covariates”
Dissertation Defense - Matthew Guerra

August 18, 2011

“Wrestling with Issues in Scale Development Using Joint Latent Variable Methods”
Dissertation Defense - Steffanie M. Halberstadt

August 17, 2011

"Statistical Methods in Mapping Complex Diseases"
DIssertation Defense - Jing He

June 2, 2011

"Methods for High Dimensional Inferences with Applications in Genomics"
Dissertation Defense - Jichun Xie, University of Pennsylvania

May 6, 2011

"Methods for Studying Variability as a Predictor of Health Status"
Michael Elliott, Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan

April 26, 2011

"Sparse Integrative Clustering of Multiple 'Omic' Data Sets"
Ronglai Shen, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

April 19, 2011

"A New Residual for Ordinal Outcomes and a New Test of Association for Ordinal Predictors "
Bryan E. Shepherd, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

April 12, 2011

Dissertation Defense - "Causal and Design Issues in Clinical Trials"
Rongmei Zhang, University of Pennsylvania

April 5, 2011

"Reconstructing 3-D Shapes of Chromosomes from Hi-C Data"
Jun Liu, Ph.D., Harvard University

April 5, 2011

"Censored Geometric Regression with Application to Human Subfertility"
Steven Schwager, Ph.D. - Cornell University

March 29, 2011

Graduate Student ENAR Presentations
March 15, 2011

"Performance Guarantees for Individualized Treatment Policies"
Min Qian, PhD, University of Michigan

March 8, 2011

"Joint Modeling Compliance and Outcome for Causal Analysis in Longitudinal Studies"
Xin Gao, University of Michigan

March 1, 2011

"Semiparametric Shared Parameter Model of Longitudinal and Survival Data"
Liang Li, Ph.D., Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic

February 22, 2011

"Statistical Methods for Recurrent Events Data in the Presence of a Terminal Event and Missing Covariate Information"
Shankar Viswanathan, DrPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

February 8, 2011

"Quantile Regression Adjusting for Dependent Censoring"
Ruosha Li, Emory University

January 25, 2011

"Principal stratification based on latent survival classes to predict who can defer treatment for localized kidney cancer"
Brian L. Egleston, Ph.D., Fox Chase Cancer Center

January 18, 2011

"Quantifying and Correcting Generalization Bias"
Eloise Kaizar, Ph.D., The Ohio State University

December 14, 2010

"S-Estimators for Linear Mixed Effects Models with Covariance Components"
Inna Chervoneva, Ph.D., Div. of Biostatistics, Thomas Jefferson Univ.

December 7, 2010

"Nonparametric Multi-state Analysis of Longitudinal and Survival Data "
Liang Li, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic

November 30, 2010

"Meta-Analysis with Summary Statistics vs. Individual Level Data, With Applications to Genome-Wide Association Studies"
Danyu Lin, Univ. of North Carolina

November 17, 2010

"Causal Inference with Two-stage Logistic Regression - Accuracy, Precision and Application"
Dissertation Defense: Bing Cai, Ph.D. Candidate, Division of Biostatistics

November 16, 2010

"A Copula-based Method For Analyzing Bivariate Binary Longitudinal Data"
Dissertation Defense: Seunghee Baek, Ph.D. Candidate, Division of Biostatistics

November 11, 2010

"Methods to Model and Characterize Person-Level Features of the Salivary Cortisol Profile in Population Research - The Multi Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis"
Brisa Sanchez, Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan

November 9, 2010

"Functional Mixed Effects Spectral Analysis"
Wensheng Guo, Ph.D., and Kathleen Propert, Sc.D.

November 2, 2010

"Modelling Familial Association Of Ages At Onset Of Disease In The Presence Of Competing Risk"
Joanna Shih, Ph.D., NCI

October 26, 2010

"Nonparametric Estimation of Concordance Probability with Censored Data"
Mithat Gonen, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering CC

October 19, 2010

"An Example of an Adaptive Two Stage Crossover Design to Assess Bioequivalence"
Michael Chernick, Ph.D., Lankenau Inst. for Med. Res.

October 5, 2010

"Insights on the Robust Variance Estimator under Recurrent-events Model"
Yili Hong, Ph.D., Virginia Tech

September 28, 2010

" Genome-wide Association Study of Neuroblastoma and High Dimensional Statistics"
Hongzhe Li, Ph.D. - University of Pennsylvania

September 21, 2010

"Ranking and Selection Procedures with Applications to T1 Translational Research"
Kathleen Propert, Sc.D., University of Pennsylvania

September 21, 2010

"Response-Adaptive Repeated Measurement Designs for Clinical Trials"
Keumhee Chough Carriere, Ph.D., Univ. of Alberta

April 29, 2010

"Marginal Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Presence of Non-Ignorable Missing Data"
Haiqun Lin, Ph.D., Yale University

April 20, 2010

"Crossover Trial Designs for Absorbing Binary Endpoints"
Dean Follmann, Ph.D., NIH/NIAID

April 13, 2010

"Estimation and Model Checking Methods for Recurrent Gap Time Data"
Chiung-Yu Huang, Ph.D., NIH/NIAID

April 6, 2010

"A Unified Framework for Parameter Identification and Estimation in Biased Sampling Designs"
Hua Yun Chen, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

March 30, 2010

"Detection and Refinement of Transcription Factor Binding Sites Using Hybrid Monte Carlo Method "
Steve Qin, Ph.D., University of Michigan

March 2, 2010

"Marginal and Nested Structural Models Using Instrumental Variables"
Zhiqiang Tan, Ph.D., Rutgers University

February 23, 2010

"Statistical Methods for Analyzing High-Dimensional Data in the Presence of Sample Heterogeneity"
Debashis Ghosh, Ph.D., Penn State University

February 16, 2010

"Quantifying and Correcting Generalization Bias"
Eloise Kaizar, Ph.D., The Ohio State University

February 9, 2010

"Dealing with Non-regularity in Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimes"
Bibhas Chakraborty, Ph.D., Columbia University

February 2, 2010

"Properties of preliminary test estimators and shrinkage estimators for evaluating multiple risk factors in epidemiology studies"
Jaya M. Satagopan, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

January 26, 2010

"Estimating the Average Effect on the Survival Function of a Time-Dependent Treatment "
Douglas Schaubel, Ph.D. , University of Michigan

January 19, 2010

CANCELLED
December 14, 2009

"Analysis of (censored) medical cost data: Methodology developments for last 10 years and some thoughts for future directions"
Heejung Bang, Ph.D., Cornell University

December 8, 2009

"On the appropriate use of blinded independent central review in phase III oncology trials"
Lori Dodd, Ph.D., NIH/NIAID

December 1, 2009

"Mixtures of Self-Modeling Regressions"
Rhonda Van Dyke, Ph.D., Cincinnati Children's Hospital

November 17, 2009

"Confirmatory Clinical Trial Designs for Biomarkers"
Nancy Geller, Ph.D., NIH/NHLBI

November 10, 2009

"Semiparametric Causal Models for Mediation in Behavioral Intervention Studies "
Joseph Hogan, Sc.D., Brown University

October 27, 2009

"Modeling Metabolic Systems: Tools and Subtleties"
Raymond Boston, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

October 20, 2009

"Analysis of Cohort Studies with Multivariate, Partially Observed, Disease Classification Data"
Nilanjan Chatterjee, Ph.D., NCI/NIH

October 6, 2009

"Assessing Impact of Longitudinal Predictors on Changes in Response Densities: Does Amount and Timing of Pregnancy Weight Gain Affect Birth Weight?"
Amy Herring, Ph.D., Univ. of North Carolina

September 22, 2009

"Using the Continual Reassessment Method in Dose-Finding Phase I Trials"
Alexia Iasonos, Ph.D., Memorial-Sloan Kettering

September 15, 2009

"Assessing Mediation Effects for Survival Types of Outcomes"
Bin Huang, PhD, Children's Hosp.Med.Ctr., Cincinnati

April 21, 2009

"Multiple Imputation for Correcting Verification Bias in Estimating Sensitivity and Specificity"
Ofer Harel, PhD, University of Connecticut

April 14, 2009

"Model-based Bayesian Dose Response Modeling"
Neal Thomas, Pfizer

December 2, 2008

"Quantile Regression Analysis for Linear Models and Empirical Likelihood Inference"
Mi-Ok Kim, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

November 18, 2008

"Efficient Alternatives to the Mantel-Haenszel and van Elteren Tests for Stratified Trials"
Devan Mehrotra, Merck Research Labs.

November 11, 2008

"Statistical Issues and Challenges in Analyzing High-Throughput "Omics" Data"
Xihong Lin, Harvard University

November 4, 2008

"Revisiting Competing Risks Data"
Jason Fine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

October 28, 2008

"Information Allergy"
Frank E. Harrell, Jr., Vanderbilt University

October 21, 2008

"Carryover Effects in Crossover Designs"
John Stufken, University of Georgia

October 7, 2008

"Fast and Robust Association Tests for Untyped SNPs in Case-Control Studies"
Michael Epstein, Emory University

September 30, 2008

"Adaptive Extensions to Group Sequential Trials for Clinical Investigations"
Keaven Anderson, Merck & Co.

September 23, 2008

"Population Substructure and Control Selection in Genome-wide Association Studies"
Kai Yu - NCI

September 16, 2008

"Frailty Model with Spline Estimated Nonparametric Hazard Function"
Pang Du, Virginia Tech

September 9, 2008

"Semiparametric Accelerated Failure Time Model with Covariate Missing Data"
Menggang Yu, Indiana University

April 29, 2008

"Computational Dissection of Mammalian Genome Regulation Subnetworks"
Michael Q. Zhang, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

April 22, 2008

"Bayesian Dose-finding in Oncology for Drug Combinations by Copula Regression "
Ying Yuan - MD Anderson

April 15, 2008

"Population Stratification in Genetic Association Studies: Model Selection and the Stratification Score"
Glen Satten, PhD, Centers for Disease Control

April 8, 2008

"Identification and Accommodation of Overdispersion in Discrete Response Regression Models"
Joseph Hilbe, Arizona State University

April 1, 2008

Clinical Epidemiology Seminar Series

9:00 am - 10:00 am

"Risk Factors For and Impact of Ambulatory Urinary Tract Infections Caused By High MIC-Fluoroquinolone Susceptible E. coli in Women"
Dissertation Defense - Pinyo Rattanaumpawan, MD, MSCE

October 10, 2013

"GLP-1 Based Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes and Pancreatic Adverse Events"
Sonal Singh, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

October 3, 2013

"Can We Improve Clinical Trial Efficiency for Subjective Outcomes: New Information from Pain Clinical Trials"
John Farrar, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

September 26, 2013

"Gene, Lifestyle, and Obesity"
Lu Qi, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health

September 19, 2013

"What is your colon worth to you? Changing the way we look at ulcerative colitis"
Dissertation Defense - Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, MPH

September 12, 2013

CANCELLED - "Infection and Chronic Disease Epidemiology: Neither Separate Nor Unequal"
Allison Aiello, PhD, University of Michigan School of Public Health

July 25, 2013

"Understanding and Misunderstanding the Benefits and Harms of Mammography"
Robert Smith, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine

June 27, 2013

"Role of Continuing Care in Sustained Recovery from Substance Use Disorders"
Jim McKay, PhD, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

June 20, 2013

“Evaluating the Effects of REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) for Extended-Release Opioid Analgesics”
Paul Coplan, MS, ScD, MBA, Purdue Pharma, L.P.

June 13, 2013

"Confounding Adjustment in Two- and Three-Group Studies with High-Dimensional Propensity Scores"
Jeremy Alfred Rassen, ScD, 
Harvard Medical School

June 6, 2013

"Declining Kidney Function and Protienuria in Children with CKD"
Craig Wong, MD, MPH, University of New Mexico

May 30, 2013

"Using Grade of Membership Models to Predict Health and Costs"
Bruce Kinosian, MD, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

May 23, 2013

"Indoor Air Pollution on Obstructive Airway Disease"
Nadia Hansel, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health

May 16, 2013

“Methodological Challenges for Sequential Medical Product Safety Surveillance Using Observational Healthcare Data"
Jennifer Nelson, PhD, University of Washington School of Public Health

May 9, 2013

“Opioid Shopping Behavior: Definition and Findings”
M. Soledad Cepeda, MD, PhD, Janssen Research & Development
Daniel Fife, MD, MPH, Johnson & Johnson PRD

May 2, 2013

"Quantifying Muscle and Bone Deficits in Rheumatoid Arthritis"
Joshua F. Baker, MD, MSCE , Philadelphia VA Medical Center & Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

April 25, 2013

TBA
Charles E. Leonard, PharmD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

April 18, 2013

"Long Term Outcomes in Psoriatic Arthritis: The Population-Based Perspective"
Alexis Ogdie-Beatty, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

April 11, 2013

"One Carbon Transfer and Ovarian Cancer Risk: Results from the International Collaborative Oncology Gene-Environment Studies (iCOGS)"
Linda Kelemen, ScD, University of Calgary

April 4, 2013

"Mitochondrial DNA Genetic Epidemiology and the Origins  of  Common Diseases"
Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

March 28, 2013

"Assessing Effectiveness of Oral Diabetes Drugs Through Observational Data"
James Flory, MD, MSCE, Weill-Cornell School of Medicine

March 21, 2013

"The EVOLVE-ing Spectrum of Renal Osteodystrophy"
Glen M. Chertow, MD, MPH, Stanford University School of Medicine

March 14, 2013

“Ingestive Behavior Research in the Context of Childhood Obesity"
Tanja V.E. Kral, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

March 7, 2013

"The Epidemiology of Readmission to the ICU and its Use as a Quality Indicator"
Sydney E.S. Brown, University of Pennsylvania

February 28, 2013

"Endpoints for Critical Care RCTs: Saving Lives or QALYs?"
Damon Scales, PhD, FRCPC, MD, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

February 21, 2013

"Taking Care of a Broken Heart: A Valentine's Day Story of Measuring CPR Quality to Improve Cardiac Arrest Care"
Benjamin Abella, MD, MPhil, FACEP, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

February 14, 2013

"Intravenous Vitamin D in End-Stage Renal Disease: Patterns of Use and Association with Fracture Risk"
Anne Beaubrun, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

February 7, 2013

"Accounting for Bias in Medication Safety Studies that use Real-World Healthcare Data"
Sascha Dublin, MD, PhD, Group Health Research Institute

January 31, 2013

"ICU Capacity Strain: Implications for Regionalization, Rationing, and (future) Regression"
Scott Halpern, MD, PhD, MBE, University of Pennsylvania

January 24, 2013

“Patient Adherence to Pharmaceutical Treatments for COPD:  Should We Care?”
David H. Au, MD, MS, University of Washington

January 17, 2013

"The Search for Susceptibility Genes in Bipolar Disorder"
Peter Zandi, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

January 10, 2013

"Microbiome, Metagenomics and High-Dimensional Compositional Data Analysis"
Hongzhe Li, PhD, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

December 13, 2012

"Neurologist Utilization and Outcomes in Parkinson Disease: The Translational Properties of Health/Care Disparities Research"
Allison Willis, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine

December 6, 2012

"Characterizing Short-Term Vaccine-Associated Risks Using Cubic Smoothing Splines"
Alan Brookhart, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

November 29, 2012

"How Doctors and Patients Change Behavior When the ER Gets Crowded"
Christian Terwiesch, Ph.D., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

November 15, 2012

"The NWTS Late Effects Study: History, Major Contributions and Recent Results"
Norman Breslow PhD, University of Washington

November 14, 2012

"Illustrating Causal Inference Concepts using Directed Acyclic Graphs and a Counterfactual Simulation"
Brian Sauer, Ph.D., M.S., University of Utah

November 8, 2012

"Current State-of-the-Science on the Effectiveness of Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests"
Chyke Doubeni, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

November 1, 2012

"Determinants of HIV Treatment Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Children"
Elizabeth Lowenthal, MD, MSCE, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

October 25, 2012

"Ingestive Behavior Research in the Context of Childhood Obesity"
Tanja V.E. Kral, PhD, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

October 18, 2012

"Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer: Patient Experience and Clinical Impact"
Dissertation Defense - Rebecca Speck

October 11, 2012

"Designing a Randomized Trial to Test Whether a Genetic Assay Can Predict Benefit of Chemotherapy in Node-Positive Breast Cancer"
William E. Barlow, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC)

October 4, 2012

"Ethics, Computers and Public Health: Intelligent Machines in a Dangerous and Probabilistic World"
Kenneth Goodman, PhD, FACMI, University of Miami

September 27, 2012

“Childhood Diet and Adult Chronic Disease Risk: Findings from the Dietary Intervention Study in Children (DISC)
Joanne Dorgan, Ph.D., M.P.H., Temple University School of Medicine

September 20, 2012

"Scalable Statistical Estimation Methods for Large, Time-Varying Networks"
David Hunter, PhD, Penn State University

September 13, 2012

"Fighting Cancer in Africa: Why Africa and Why Now?"
Christina Stefan, MD, University of Stellenbosch

August 2, 2012

"Dysfunctional genomes: finding loss-of-function variants in human genome sequence data"
Daniel MacArthur. Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

July 27, 2012

“How many test items does it take to figure out how smart you are? A quick fix on IQ”
Warren Bilker, PhD and John Hansen, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

June 28, 2012

"Migraine Prevalence, Socio-Economic Status, and Social Causation: A new Methodology for Answering Decades-Old Question"
Jason Roy, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

June 21, 2012

“Predicting Placebo Responders in Pain Clinical Trials to Improve Clinical Trial Design"
John Farrar, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

June 14, 2012

"Diet and the Gut Microbiome: You Are What You Eat"
James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

June 7, 2012

"Managed Problem Solving: An HIV Adherence Trial"
Robert Gross, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

May 31, 2012

"Association of 25-Hydroxy vitamin D deficiency and anemia in U.S. children"
Meredith A. Atkinson, MD, MHS, Children's Hospital at Johns Hopkins

May 24, 2012

"Hypoadiponectinemia during pregnancy: Association with risk of varying degrees of gestational hyperglycemia and with maternal ethnicity"
Xinhua Chen, MD, MSCE, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

May 17, 2012

"Developing Biomarkers for Clinical Use: Don't Get Lost in Translation"
Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD, FACP, Yale School of Medicine

May 10, 2012

MSCE Protocol Presentations
May 4, 2012

"Health, Safety, and Greening Vacant Urban Space"
Charles Branas, Ph.D.

May 3, 2012

MSCE Protocol Presentations
May 3, 2012

MSCE Student Protocol Presentations
May 2, 2012

Weather, drugs and Human Health: A Research Agenda
Sean Hennessy, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

April 26, 2012

Discovering the sensory world of children: a psychobiological approach
Julie A. Mennella, Ph.D.

April 19, 2012

"Innovating Approaches to Analysis in Genomic Association and Sequencing Studies"
Adam Naj, Ph.D., University of Miami

April 12, 2012

Can Pharmacological Mechanism-Based Drug Safety Prediction Strengthen Pharmacoepidemiologic Safety Signals
Darrell R. Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D.

April 5, 2012

Method to Detect Differentially Methylated Loci With Case-Control Designs Using Illumina Arrays
Shuang Wang, Ph.D.

March 29, 2012

Outcomes from high risk medicines in older adults
Danijela Gnjidic

March 22, 2012

Metholological considerations associated with evaluating the relationship between depression and mortality.
Kara Zivin, Ph.D

March 15, 2012

Investigating a complex simple question: Is blood pressure related to development of end-state renal disease?
Amanda H. Anderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

March 8, 2012

Towards Personalized Integrative Medicine in Breast Cancer
Jun Mao, PhD

February 23, 2012

Adventures in heart failure research: The positive impact of outstanding collaborators, appropriate salary support, and free access to data
Benjamin C. French, Ph.D.

February 16, 2012

Using Peer Mentors to Improve Diabetic Outcomes
Judith A. Long, M.D.

February 9, 2012

Epidemiology of and interventions to prevent opioid abuse fatalities
Paul Coplan, MS, ScD, MBA

February 2, 2012

"When Sex is Not Enough: Wild Pigs and Crazy Inferences"
Gary Smith, DPhil

January 26, 2012

"Genetic, Biomarker and Lifestyle determinants of Cardiovascular Disorders in South Asia"
Danish Saleheen

January 19, 2012

David J. Lederer , MD, MS
Body Composition and Lung Transplantation: A Translational Epidemiologic Approach

January 12, 2012

"Choice Matters! Difference in Conclusions Based On Choice of BMI-Derivate Outcome in Pediatric Obesity"
Reneé Moore PhD, University of Pennsylvania

December 15, 2011

“The Measurement of Risk Communication in the Breast Cancer Treatment Consultation”
Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH, Medical College of Wisconsin

December 8, 2011

"Fluocinolone Acetonide Implant vs. Systemic Anti-Inflammatory Therapy for Non-Infectious Uveitis: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment Trial"
John Kempen, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

December 1, 2011

"Decreasing Deaths from Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Population Approach"
Douglas Corley, MD, PhD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research

November 17, 2011

"Clinical Epidemiologic Research in Vasculitis"
Peter Merkel, MD, MPH, Boston University School of Medicine

November 10, 2011

"How Have Racial Disparities in Access to Pediatric Kidney Transplant Changed in the Share 35 Era?"
Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

November 3, 2011

"Translational Studies of Inflammation and Atherosclerosis in Humans: From in vivo Models to Epidemiology"
Nehal Mehta, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

October 27, 2011

"HIV Treatment Trials with Clinical Outcomes: the Juice is Worth the Squeeze"
Jim Neaton, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

October 20, 2011

"Molecular Epidemiology: From Candidate Genes to Candidate Genomes"
Leon Raskin, Ph.D., M.Sc., University of Michigan

October 13, 2011

"Incentives and Medication Adherence"
Kevin Volpp, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

October 6, 2011

Effectiveness of Developmental Screening in Urban Primary Care Settings: Translating the Evidence-based Developmental Screening (TEDS) Trial
James Guevara, M.D., M.P.H.

September 29, 2011

"The effect of pulmonary nodule management on patients and the healthcare system"
Renda Wiener, M.D., M.P.H.

September 22, 2011

Cancer in Africa: Capacity-Building Research
Timothy Rebbeck, Ph.D.

September 15, 2011

"Revising The Common Rule: HHS's grand plan to improve the human subjects protection regulations"
Susan Ellenberg, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

September 8, 2011

"Inverse Probability Weighting & Cardiovascular Pharmacoepidemiology: Successes and Challenges"
Joseph A. Delaney, Ph.D., University of Florida College of Pharmacy

June 30, 2011

Translational Research in Drug-Drug Interactions
Sean Hennessy, Pharm.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

June 16, 2011

"Genetic analysis of sporadic neuroblastoma in African Americans"
Marcella Devoto, Ph.D., Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

June 9, 2011

"African Population Genomics: Implications for study of human origins and disease"
Sarah Anne Tishkoff, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Biomedical Graduate Studies

June 2, 2011

Gordon S. Smith, M.B.,Ch.B., M.P.H., University of Maryland School of Medicine
"Hangovers and motor vehicle crashes: methods for assessing injury risk

May 26, 2011

"Therapeutic Effectiveness Research: Strategies for Change"
Stephen Kimmel, M.D., M.S.C.E., Center for Clnical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

May 19, 2011

Diuretic use, urate genetics and the risk of gout: New insight into an old disease”
Mara A. McAdams, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

May 12, 2011

"How many ICU beds is enough?"
Hannah Wunsch, M.D., New York-Presbyterian / Columbia

May 5, 2011

"Principal Stratification Model for Surrogacy: Accounting for Nonresponse in the True Endpoint"
Michael Elliott, Ph.D., University of Michigan

April 28, 2011

"The Future of Public Health: Innovation"
Roberta B. Ness, M.D., M.P.H., M. David Low Chair in Public Health Dean, School of Public Health, University of Texas at Houston

April 21, 2011

"Personalized Medicine: New Genomics, Old Lessons"
Kenneth Offit, MD, MPH - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

April 15, 2011

CANCELLED
April 14, 2011

Dissertion Defense - "Analyzing Population-Based Genetic Association Studies with Propensity Score Approach"
Huaqing Zhao, University of Pennsylvania

April 8, 2011

"Inflammatory activity, gestational hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcomes"
Xinhua Chen, M.D., M.S.C.E., Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

April 7, 2011

"Influence of Depression on Drug Use Patterns and Outcomes among Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease"
Jing-Jing Qian, PHSR Graduate Student, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

March 31, 2011

CANCELLED
March 24, 2011

"Cardiovascular Risk Profiles in Andean Hispanics: Findings from the PREVENCION Study "
Julio Chirinos, M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

March 17, 2011

"Using Genomics to Probe Mechanisms of Human Heart Failure - Part II"
Thomas P. Cappola, M.D., Sc.M., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

March 10, 2011

"Improving Equity and Efficiency in Transplantable Lung Allocation"
Scott D. Halpern, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.E., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

March 3, 2011

"Environment, Genetic Susceptibility and Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma"
Yawei Zhang, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Yale School of Public Health

February 24, 2011

"Impact of FDA Advisories on Patient and Provider Behavior"
G. Caleb Alexander, M.D., University of Chicago

February 17, 2011

"Does Chronic Hepatitis C Infection Contribute to Cardiovascular Risk?"
Kimberly A. Forde, M.D., M.H.S., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

February 10, 2011

"Lead: A Heavy Metal with Weighty Health Effects. A Focus on Kidney Toxicity"
Jeffrey A. Fadrowski, M.D., M. H. S., Johns Hopkins

February 3, 2011

CANCELLED - Due to Weather
January 27, 2011

"Risk Factors and Prognosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma"
Jorge A. Marrero, M.D., M.S., University of Michigan

January 20, 2011

"Using Genomics to Probe Mechanisms of Human Heart Failure"
Thomas P. Cappola, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

January 13, 2011

"Resting energy expenditure and adiposity among children with Down Syndrome"
Douglas Hill, Ph.D., Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

December 16, 2010

"What is your Colon Worth to You?"
Meenakshi Bewtra, M.D. , M.P.H., University of Pennsylvania

December 9, 2010

"Chipping away at the genomic puzzles related to disease traits"
Struan F. A. Grant, Ph.D., Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

December 2, 2010

"Genetic susceptibility to colorectal cancer in African Americans"
Nathan Ellis, Ph.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

November 18, 2010

"Subclinical interstitial lung disease: studying a rare disease in a population-based cohort"
David J. Lederer, M.D., M.S., Columbia University

November 11, 2010

"Mental Health and HIV Risk Among Sex Workers in India"
Toorjo Ghose, Ph.D., Uni versity of Pennsylvania

November 4, 2010

"Evaluating the predictive accuracy of multiple biomarkers and clinical variables for censored survival outcomes"
Benjamin C. French, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

October 28, 2010

"Lymphoedema following breast cancer – how common is it, who gets and what's the role of exercise"
Sandi C. Hayes, M.D., Senior Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

October 21, 2010

"Effect of K+ Monitoring and Supplementation on Arrhythmia Risk in Diuretic Recipients: Puzzling Interim Results"
Sean Hennessy, Pharm.D., Ph.D. and Charles Leonard, Pharm.D., University of Pennsylvania

October 14, 2010

"Why Do Men of African Descent Have Unfavorable Prostate Cancer Outcomes?"
Timothy Rebbeck, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

October 7, 2010

"Investigating Identity Matching in GWAS: Potholes in the Path to Personalized Medicine"
J. R. Landis, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

September 30, 2010

"Is ‘Unmixing' the population a reasonable alternative to IV estimation,in removing unmeasured confounding bias in CER studies?"
Thomas R. Ten Have, Ph.D., M.P.H.

September 23, 2010

"Addiction Treatment in Russia: Rationale, Selection of Projects, and Findings"
George Woody, MD - TRI Research Institute

September 16, 2010

"Developing a Storytelling Intervention To Improve Blood Pressure Among African Americans"
Maribel Salas, M.D., D.Sc., M.Sc., F.A.C.P. - Astra Zeneca

September 9, 2010

"Clinical Importance of the Drug Interaction Between Statins and CYP3A4 Inhibitors"
Christopher G. Rowan, Ph.D. Candidate, A Dissertation Defense

August 26, 2010

"One Size Fits All or One Size Fits One: The Effects of Protocols and Genomics on Critically Ill Patients"
Jonathan E. Sevransky, MD, MHS, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Pulmonary Medicine

June 24, 2010

"Antipsychotics and Pituitary Tumors: A Cohort Study Using Five Years of National Medicaid Data"
Tobias Gerhard, Ph.D., Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

June 17, 2010

"Association between critical illness and cognitive decline in older adults"
William J. Ehlenbach, M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine

June 10, 2010

"Are Neighborhoods at the Heart of It? Unraveling the Social Contextual Determinants of Coronary Heart Disease"
Daniel Kim, M.D., Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

June 3, 2010

"Dissertation Defense: Evaluating Risks from Antibiotic Therapy Using an Observational Primary Care Database"
Sharon B. Meropol, M.D., M.S.C.E., University of Pennsylvania

May 27, 2010

"Longitudinal Modeling of the Effects of Novel Therapeutic Agents: siRNA Delivery"
David M. Shera, Sc.D., Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

May 20, 2010

"Antiretroviral Adherence Monitoring: Applications in Southern Africa (and Beyond?)"
Robert Gross, M.D., MSCE, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

May 13, 2010

"Opportunities and Challenges in using individual and group ancestry in genomic research"
Charles N. Rotimi, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

May 6, 2010

"Patient Safety and Acute Kidney Injury"
Jeremiah, R. Brown, Ph.D., The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH

April 29, 2010

"Dumb and Blind About Drug Trials"
David Sackett, OC, FRSC, BA (Lawrence), MD (Illinois & Basel), MA (Harvard), FRCP (Ottawa, London, Edinburgh) - A special seminar, 11:00-12:00, Wednesday, April 28th

April 28, 2010

"Longitudinal Biomarker Models in Clinical Trials for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer"
Steven Skates, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

April 22, 2010

"Utility of Current Surveillance Systems to Detect Respiratory Synctial Virus Seasons and Implications for Immunoprophylaxis"
Christian Hampp, Ph.D., University of Florida

April 15, 2010

"Psoriasis insights from observational studies: More than just a skin disease?"
Joel Gelfand, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

April 8, 2010

"Practice Variability Identifies a Need for and a Tool for Comparative Effectiveness Research"
James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

April 1, 2010

"Childhood Outcome After an Assisted Conception: Interrogating the Association"
Kurt Barnhart, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

March 25, 2010

"Analysis of Responders: Designing Clinically Relevant Outcomes in Pain Clinical Trials: Advantages, Disadvantages and Implications"
John T. Farrar, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

March 24, 2010

"Pharmacoepidemiology Research: Antihypertensives and Colorectal Cancer & Impact of an allergy label in the medical record on a patient's clinical course"
Gaurav Deshpande, MS, University of Maryland

March 4, 2010

"The 'Bypassing the Blues' Trial: Telephone-Delivered Collaborative Care for Treating Post-CABG Depression"
Bruce Rollman, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh

February 25, 2010

"Discontinuation of low-dose ASA treatment in secondary prevention and the risk of myocardial infarction"
Luis A. García Rodríguez, M.D., CEIFE (Madrid, Spain)

February 18, 2010

CANCELLED
February 11, 2010

"Improving Quality and Safety through Evidence-based Practice: A Systems Approach to the Management of Venous Thromboembolism"
Craig A. Umscheid, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

February 4, 2010

"Importance of Genetic Admixture for Lung Function in African Americans"
Melinda Aldrich, MD, PhD, Post Doctoral Fellow, Lung Biology Center, Department of Medicine, UCSF

January 28, 2010

"Conflicts of Interest and Pharmacoepidemiology: The Current Landscape and the Road Ahead"
Walter Strauss, MD, MPH

January 14, 2010

"The Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) Cohort Study"
Susan L. Furth, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, John Hopkin Univ School of Medicine

January 7, 2010

"Developing the ICES Ontario Network - bringing researchers and data together across the Province"
David Henry, President and CEO, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada

December 17, 2009

"The Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative: Using data to challenge the status quo"
Judith Kramer, MD, Duke University Medical Center

December 10, 2009

"The Role of Circulating Neuregulin-1b in Heart Failure and Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiotoxicity"
Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE, Cardiology, UPHS

December 3, 2009

CANCELLED
November 25, 2009

"Obesity in Adolescents in Botswana, an African Country in Rapid Transition: Prevalence and Potential Behavioral Strategies"
Brian H. Wrotniak, PT, PhD, University at Buffalo

November 19, 2009

"Using a Mixture Model for Multiple Imputation in the Presence of Outliers"
Michael Elliott, PhD, Biostatistics, Univ of Michigan School of Public Health

November 12, 2009

"The consequences of antipsychotic therapy in older adults afflicted with dementia"
Jessica Jalbert, Brown University

November 5, 2009

"Two new methods to investigate glucose challenges: Deconvolution and a new minimal model"
Raymond Boston, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

October 29, 2009

"Weight training in breast cancer survivors: The PAL trial results"
Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH, CCEB, Abramson Cancer Center

October 15, 2009

Robert D. Langer, MD, MPH, Adjunct Scholar, CCEB
October 8, 2009

"A Genetic Basis for a Major USA Health Disparity: MYH9 and Kidney Disease"
Cheryl Winkler, PhD, Principal Scientist in Molecular Genetics/Epidemiology

October 1, 2009

"Combined associations of gestational hyperglycemia and longitudinally assessed excessive pregnancy weight gain with risk of fetal overgrowth"
Xinhua Chen, MD, MSCE, CCEB

September 24, 2009

"Genomic analysis of neuroblastoma"
Marcella Devoto, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Genetics, CHOP

September 17, 2009

"Assessing Benefits and Risks of Medicinal Products in Regulatory Decisions: Current Developments"
Paul Coplan, Dr. Sc., MBA, Global Safety Surveillance, Epidemiology and Labeling, Wyeth Laboratories

September 10, 2009

"Investigating the link between gun possession and gun assault"
Charles C. Branas, PhD, CCEB

June 25, 2009

"Attempts to validate electronic medical record databases from across the pond"
Kevin Haynes, PharmD and James Lewis, MD, MSCE, Associate Prof Medicine and Epidemiology

June 18, 2009

"Metabolic abnormalities and increased inflammatory response in women with mild gestational hyperglycemia"
Xinhua Chen, MD, MSCE, Univ of Penn, CCEB

June 11, 2009

"Five-year Outcomes after the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS): Challenges of the long-term cohort study "
Margaret S. Herridge, MSc, MD, FRCPC, MPH, Univ of Toronto, Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

June 4, 2009

"Observations on the use of Emergency Contraception"
Paul G. Whittaker, PhD, Associate Director of Research, Family Planning Council Philadelphia

May 28, 2009

"The Lucentis-Avastin trial for age-related macular degeneration - designing a non-inferiority trial when both drugs are made by the same company"
Maureen G. Maguire, PhD, Carolyn F. Jones Professor of Ophthalmology, Univ of Penn

May 21, 2009

"Incrementally Applied Multifaceted Therapeutic Bundles in Neuroprotection: Time for Change "
W. Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM, Professor, Director of Neuroanesthesia, Co-Director Neurocritical Care, Departments of Anesthesia and Neurosurgery

May 14, 2009

"Transfusion-related acute lung injury: trials, tribulations and time"
Timothy R. Watkins, MD, MSc, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Univ of Washington

May 7, 2009

"Serum Mullerian Inhibiting Substance and Breast Cancer Risk"
Joanne Dorgan, PhD, MPH, Fox Chase Cancer Center

April 30, 2009

"Colonoscopy in clinical practice: Lessons from the CORI Database"
David Lieberman, MD, FACG, Oregon Health and Science University

April 23, 2009

"Genetic and epidemiological studies of obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)"
Elizabeth Speliotes, MD, PhD, Gastroenterology, Massuchesetts General Hospital

April 16, 2009

"Developing Patient Centered Depression Treatment for Primary Care "
Marsha Wittink, MD, MBE, Family Medicine and Community Health, Univ of Penn

April 9, 2009

"Endothelial and Microvascular Changes in Early Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease"
R. Graham Barr, MD, Dept of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dept of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

April 2, 2009

"Recent advancements in prostate cancer genetics"
Bao-Li Chang, PhD

March 26, 2009

"The research case for Personal Health Records: what's known, what's needed to be known"
Patricia F. Brennan, RN, PhD, Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin

March 19, 2009

"Who Should Receive Life Support When Not All Can? Pandemics and Public Health Ethics"
Douglas B. White, MD, MAS, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Director of Ethics Education, UCSF

March 12, 2009

"Translating evidence-based developmental screening into pediatric primary care"
James Guevara, MD, MPH, General Pediatrics, CHOP

March 5, 2009

"Doubly robust estimation of treatment effects: Twice as nice or double trouble?"
Michele Jonsson Funk, PhD, Dept of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina

February 26, 2009

"Controlling Urban Chagas Disease in Peru: New Methods to Understand Vector-borne Epidemics"
Michael Levy, PhD, Post-Doctoral Research, Biology Department, Univ of Penn

February 19, 2009

"Drug safety: Active surveillance and data mining using multiple healthcare databases"
Jeff Brown, PhD, Harvard Medical School

February 12, 2009

"Transplantation using kidneys at increased risk for blood-borne viral infection"
Peter Reese, MD, MSCE, Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, UPHS

January 29, 2009

"What is Acute Lung Injury? The importance of ALI phenotype to Clinical Research"
Jason Christie, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, CCEB Epidemiology

January 22, 2009

"Mindfulness Meditation for Healthcare Professionals: Impact on Burnout, Mood, Empathy and Patient Satisfaction"
Mary Lou Galantino, PT, MS, PhD, MSCE, Prof Physical Therapy, Richard Stockton College of NJ

January 15, 2009

"Violence Exposure, a Chronic Psychosocial Stressor, and Child Health"
Shakira Franco Suglia, MS, ScD, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health

January 8, 2009

"Integrating the Treatment for Depression and Cardiovascular Disease among Older Primary Care Patients"
Hillary R. Bogner, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania

December 18, 2008

"Investigative Update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health"
Nkuchia Mikanatha and Stephen Ostroff, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology

December 11, 2008

"Long-term Outcomes After Acute Kidney Injury"
Steven Coca, DO, Yale University School of Medicine

December 4, 2008

"Targeting Clinical Intervention Among Veterans with HIV Infection: Adherence, Alcohol, and Non-ARV Treatment Toxicity"
Amy Justice, MD, PhD, Assoc Prof Medicine, VA Chief, Section of General Medicine, West Haven, CT

November 20, 2008

"Exploring behavioral phenotypes associated with the nicotinic receptor subunit genes"
Matthew McQueen, PhD, Dept of Psychology and Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder

November 13, 2008

"The Impact of Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacokinetics on Malaria Treatment in sub-Saharan Africa"
Sunil Parikh, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine, UCSF

November 6, 2008

"Why do African American Men Have Poor Prostate Cancer Outcomes? A Transdisciplinary Multilevel Approach"
Timothy Rebbeck, PhD, Professor Epidemiology, CCEB

October 30, 2008

"Antibiotics and Ventricular Arrhythmia "
Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD, CCEB

October 23, 2008

"Using mathematical modeling to help 600,000,000 people ... the long awaited returns"
Ray Boston, PhD, MSc, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

October 16, 2008

"Strategies and Models for Early Detection of Disease"
Marvin Zelen, PhD, Lemuel Shattuck Research Professor of Statistical Science, Harvard School of Public Health

October 16, 2008

"Stressing the Hypertensive Heart: A Translational Perspective"
Joseph R. Libonati, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Univ of Penn

October 9, 2008

"REPRESENTing Heterosexually Black Men in Philadelphia: The REPRESENT Study "
Lisa Bowleg, PhD, Assoc Prof, Dept of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University

October 2, 2008

"The Ziprasidone Observational Study of Cardiac Outcomes (ZODIAC): a Large Simple(?) Clinical Trial with 18,000 subjects"
Brian Strom, MD, MPH, Director, CCEB

September 25, 2008

"Bedside Rationing of Scarce Healthcare Resources"
Scott Halpern, MD, PhD, MBE, Instructor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Instructor of Epidemiology

September 18, 2008

"Association of elevated free fatty acids during late pregnancy with preterm delivery - Camden study"
Xinhua Chen, MD, MSCE, Epidemiology, CCEB

September 11, 2008

"Ischemic Placental Disease"
Cande V. Ananth, PhD, MPH, Prof and Director, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UMDJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ

June 19, 2008

"Warfarin Pharmacogenetics: The Need to Test Before Clinical Use"
Stephen Kimmel, MD, MSCE, Asso Prof Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Univ of Penn

June 12, 2008

"Postmenopausal hormone therapy and coronary heart disease: Re-analysis of the Women's Health Initiative"
Sengwee Darren Toh, ScD Candidate, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

June 5, 2008

"Can a diabetes drug treat inflammation in the colon - bench to bedside and back again"
James Lewis, MD, MSCE, Assoc Prof Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, Univ of Penn

May 29, 2008

"Genetic variation in the PPARG, APOC3, and APOA5 genes and the risk of myocardial infarction"
Edward Ruiz-Narvaez, DS, MS, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition

May 15, 2008

"Genetic Determinants of Sudden Cardiac Death "
Linda Kao, MHS, PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

May 8, 2008

"The Global Epidemics of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Environmental and Genetic Causes"
Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD, Assoc Prof Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Assoc Prof Medicine, Harvard Medical School

May 1, 2008

TBA
Jason H. Karlawish, MD, Department of Medicine, UPHS

April 24, 2008

"Critical illness neuromyopathy and outcomes after acute lung injury"
Terri Hough, MD, MSc, University of Washington

April 17, 2008

"Hormonal Determinants of Breast Cancer"
Joanne F. Dorgan, PhD, MPH, Fox Chase Cancer Center

April 10, 2008

"Access to Emergency Care in the Unites States"
Brendan Carr, MD, Emergency Medicine, UPHS

April 3, 2008

"Chronic diseases and cognitive outcomes in the elderly: An avenue for intervention?"
Kristine Yaffe, MD, Psychiatry, Neurology and Epidemiology, Univ of California, San Francisco

April 1, 2008

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