Epidemiology Grand Rounds

The Department of Epidemiology hosts Grand Rounds lectures the second and fourth Fridays of every month beginning in September.

 Exterior of the Rollins School of Public Health

2017-2018 Lectures

8/11/2017
Martica Hall, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Sleep and Chronobiology Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Mechanisms and Moderators of Sleep Health: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease

9/8/2017
Michele Marcus, MPH, PhD, Professor, Departments of Epidemiology, Environmental Health and Pediatrics, Emory University Schools of Public Health and Medicine
Trans-generational Health Effects: A Personal Journey

9/22/2017
Catherine Bozio, PhD, MPH, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Epidemiology and Trends of Pertussis among Infants in the United States, 2000-2015  (Recording Not Available-Publication Pending)

10/13/2017
Carlos del Rio, MD, Hubert Professor and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Emory University School of Medicine 
The Opioid Epidemic

10/27/2017 - Harland Austin Memorial Lecture
Tyler VanderWeele, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Sensitivity Analysis in Observational Research: Adding the E-Value to the P-Value

11/10/2017
Bert Brunekreef, PhD, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Universiteit Utrecht & Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Quantification of the Health Burden from Air Pollution (Recording Not Available-Unpublished Data)

11/24/2017 - No Conference due to Thanksgiving Holiday

12/8/2017
Amit Shah, MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
TBD

12/22/2017 - No Conference due to Christmas Holiday

1/12/2018
Samuel Jenness, PHD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
The Future of Bacterial STIs in the Era of Effective HIV Prevention

1/26/2018
Tifanny Gary-Webb, PhD, Associate Professor in the Departments of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health
TBD

2/9/2018 - No Conference due to EPI Faculty Meeting

2/23/2018
George Howard, DrPH, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, UAB School of Public Health
TBD

3/9/2018
Scott JN McNabb, PhD, MS, Research Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
How do we transform public health surveillance from an old dilapidated house into a new smart home?

3/23/2018
Matt Oster, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University, School of Medicine
Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease

4/13/2018
Shakira Suglia ScD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
TBD

4/27/2018
Alka Kanaya, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
TBD

5/11/2018
Ben Lopman, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
TBD

5/25/2018
Carol Hogue, MPH, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Jules & Uldeen Terry Professor of Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health 
A Novel Citation-Based Search Method for Scientific Literature and the validity of NIH's new performance metric, the Relative Citation Ratio

2017

1/13/2017
Scott McNabb, MS, PhD, Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health and Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Transforming Public Health Surveillance to Achieve the Global Health Security Agenda

1/27/2017
Timothy Lash, DSc, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Significance Testing is the Reason that Scientific Results have Poor Reproducibility

2/24/2017
Kyle Steenland, PhD, Professor of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Bayesian Analysis of Silica Exposure and Lung Cancer Using Human and Animal Studies

3/24/2017
K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA, Ruth and O.C. Hubert Chair of Global Health, Director, Emory Global Diabetes Research Center, Professor of Epidemiology at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
Mysteries of Type 2 Diabetes in Developing Countries

4/14/2017
Eli Rosenberg, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Establishing the Epidemiology of Zika Infection in Puerto Rico

4/28/2017
Silvia Martins, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Co-Director, Substance Abuse Epidemiology Training Program, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Recent trends in Prescription Opioid, Heroin Use, and Opioid Use Disorders

5/12/2017
Michael Goodman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
A cohort study of transgender people: lessons learned and early findings

5/26/2017
Cecile Janssens, PhD, MSc, MA, Research Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
A Novel Citation-Based Search Method for Scientific Literature and the validity of NIH's new performance metric, the Relative Citation Ratio

2016

2/26/2016
Karen Matthews, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry; Professor of Epidemiology, Psychology & Clinical and Translational Science; Director, Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine Research Training Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Psychological And Cardiovascular Risk Factor Changes During The Menopause Transition: Do They Matter For Coronary Heart Disease?

4/8/2016
William McClellan, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health and Vicki Hertzberg, PhD, FASA, P.Stat., Associate Professor of Nursing, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Physician social networks and Healthy People 2020 Goals: It's (not) a small world after all…

5/13/2016
Patrick Sullivan, PhD, DVM, Professor of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health
How Can Mobile Technologies Bring HIV Prevention to Scale?

5/27/2016
Anne Spaulding, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health
Exploring the Enhancement of Ethical HIV Research Involving Persons under the Supervision of the Criminal Justice System

9/9/2016
Roberd (Robin) M. Bostick, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Colon Cancer as an Evolutionary Discordance Disease:  Should I Go Paleo?

9/23/2016
Jay S. Kaufman, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
Meaningful Counterfactuals for Studies of Racial Disparities

10/14/2016
Herman Taylor, MD, MPH, Director and Endowed Professor, Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI), Morehouse School of Medicine
Race, Risk, Resilience: the 3 Rs of Health Disparities

10/28/2016 - Harland Austin Memorial Lecture
Stanley Lemeshow, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Assessing the Calibration of the Logistic Regression Models: Beyond the Hosmer-Lemeshow Goodness-of-Fit Test

11/11/2016
Alvaro Alonso,MD,PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia: Two Intersecting Epidemics

12/9/2016
Gene Brody, PhD, Research Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Resilience to Adversity and the Early Origins of Disease

2015

The Urban Heal
William R. Sexson, MD, MAB (Bioethics), Professor, Dept of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Grady Hospital
12-11-2015

"Specific SSRIs and birth defects: Bayesian analysis to interpret new data in the context of previous reports"
Dr. Jennita Reefhuis, PhD, Epidemiologist, ;National Center on Birth Defects & Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
11-13-2015

"Sparse Data Bias from Stratification"
Harland Austin Memorial Lecture
Kenneth J. Rothman, DrPH, Distinguished Fellow, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC
10-23-2015

“How Economics Shapes Science”
Paula E. Stephan
Professor of Economics and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economics; Former Associate Dean, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University
10-9-2015

"Cardiovascular disease surveillance in the US: current status and future directions?”
Yuling Hong, MD, MSc, PhD, FAHA,
Associate Director for Science, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9-25-2015

"Investigations On The Emotional Underpinnings Of Sudden Cardiac Death"
Dr.Amit Shah MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Emory University, Staff Physician, Division of Cardiology, Atlanta VA Medical Center
05-22-2015 | Listen to podcast/mp3

"Patient Centered Outcomes In The Infant Aphakia Treatment Study"
Dr. Carolyn Drews-Botsch MPH, PhD Professor, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
04-24-2015 | Listen to podcast/mp3

Disparities In Access To Kidney Transplantation: Moving Beyond Documentation To Pragmatic Intervention
Dr. Rachel Elizabeth Patzer PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation
02-27-2015 | Listen to podcast/mp3

Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities in Epigenetic Epidemiologic Research
Yan Sun, PhD Department of Epidemiology Emory University
02-27-2015 | Listen to podcast/mp3

A General Definition of Causal Effects
Dr. W. Dana Flanders MD, MPH, DSc and Dr. Mitch Klein PhD
11-14-2014 | Listen to podcast/mp3

"Women, Stress and Heart Disease"
Viola Vaccarino, MD, PhD
09-26-2014 | Listen to podcast/mp3

"The Fierce Urgency Of Birth Defects Prevention"
Godfrey P. Oakley, Jr., MD, MSPM Professor
04-25-2014 | Listen to podcast/mp3

"It Takes Guts: The Gut Microbiome, Neurodevelopment, And Autism Risk"
Jennifer Gladys Mulle, MHS, PhD Assistant Professor Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
04-11-2014 | Listen to podcast/mp3

Measures of Oxidative Stress and Colorectal Neoplasia by Michael Goodman, MD, MPH
Dr. Goodman discusses measures of oxidative stress and colorectal neoplasia
01-24-2014 | Listen to podcast/mp3

2013

"Estimating Long-Term Healthcare Costs Associated with Hospital Acquired Infections: The Case of Mediastinitis" by Steven D. Culler, PhD
Estimating the two-year cost to the Medicare Program of a beneficiary experiencing Mediastinitis following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
10-26-2012 | Listen to podcast/mp3