Epidemiology & Clinical Outcomes Research Seminar Series

With its central location in the Washington University Medical Center and state-of-the-art meeting rooms, the Division of Public Health Sciences hosts the Epidemiology and Clinical Outcomes Research Seminar Series. Co-sponsors for this monthly seminar include: the Institute for Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Department of Medicine, and the Department of Anesthesiology.

Mark your calendar! 2014-2015 seminar series dates: September 11, 2014; October 9; November 13; December 11; January 8, 2015; February 12; March 12; April 9; May 14; June 11. Speakers and topics will be announced soon.

2014 SCHEDULE
Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.
The Doll & Hill Teaching Room 2131, Taylor Avenue Building (600 S. Taylor Ave.)

May 8, 2014
Steven Woolf, MD, MPH, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center


PAST SPEAKERS (2013-2014)

September 12, 2013 
Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH, Washington University School of Medicine
"Risk Prediction in Breast Cancer, Development, Validation and Implementation in Clinic: Methodologic Challenges and Lessons Learned" 

October 10, 2013 
Jorge Chavarro, MD, ScD, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School
“Studying the Transgenerational and Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease”

November 14, 2013
M. Alan Brookhart, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
“Can Variation In Medical Practice Be Used To Estimate Treatment Effects?”

December 12, 2013 
Mark A. Klebanoff, MD, MPH, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
"Directed Acyclic Graphs: Basic Principles, Diagramming Intent-to-Treat, and Explaining Paradoxes in Perinatal Epidemiology"

January 9, 2014
Germaine Louis, PhD, MS, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
“Impact of Environmental Chemicals on Gynecologic Health: Is There a Connection?”

February 13, 2014
Michael Avidan, MBBCh, Washington University School of Medicine
"My Travails in the Lands of Negative Trials"

March 13, 2014
Erica T. Warner, ScD, MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
“Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Incidence and Survival: The Role of Subtype” 

April 10, 2014
Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“Patient-Reported Outcomes and Adverse Event Reporting in Oncology”