Epidemiology Seminars

Thu 8/29/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Mohamed H. Yassin - Endoscope-Related Infections: Should the Experts in Public Health Be Concerned?
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Welcome: Nancy W. Glynn, PhD and Andrea M. Kriska, PhD, MS 

Endoscope-Related Infections: Should the Experts in Public Health Be Concerned? 

Mohamed H. Yassin, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Director of Infectious Diseases Division, Medical Director of Infection Control and 
Hospital Epidemiologist, UPMC Mercy Hospital 
Chair, Quality Committee 

Thu 9/5/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Daniel Patterson - Fatigue Mitigation in High Risk Industries: What Does the Evidence Say?
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Fatigue Mitigation in High Risk Industries: What Does the Evidence Say? 

Daniel Patterson, PhD, MPH, MS, NRP, FAEMS 
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; James O. Page Professor of Emergency Healthcare Worker Safety, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh 

Thu 9/12/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Kevin E. Kip - The Unpredictable Evolution of an Epidemiologist and the Value of a Good Epidemiol...
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

The Unpredictable Evolution of an Epidemiologist and the Value of a Good Epidemiological Tool Box 

Kevin E. Kip, PhD, FAAAS, FAHA 
Distinguished USF Health Professor, College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida 

Thu 9/19/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Edward Sinkule - The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory 
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory 

Edward Sinkule, PhD, MPH, FACSM 
Physical Scientist, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)/National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)/National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) 

Thu 9/26/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Ashley Parsons - Utilizing Data to Curb the Opioid Epidemic In Pennsylvania: Practical Applicatio...
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Utilizing Data to Curb the Opioid Epidemic In Pennsylvania: Practical Application of the PA PDMP 

Ashley Parsons, MPH
Program Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 

Thu 10/3/2019 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Epi in Action! Student Poster Presentation Symposium
O'Hara Student Center

Epi in Action! Student Poster Presentation Symposium 
O’Hara Student Center, 2nd floor Ballroom, 12-1:30 PM

Thu 10/10/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Barbara Nicklas - Role of Exercise in the Treatment of Geriatric Obesity and Aging-Related Fat Re...
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Role of Exercise in the Treatment of Geriatric Obesity and Aging-Related Fat Redistribution 

Barbara Nicklas, PhD 
Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine 

Thu 10/17/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Tiffany L. Gary-Webb - Epidemiology Seminar
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Title: TBD 

Tiffany L. Gary-Webb, PhD, MHS 
Associate Professor, Depts. Of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and Epidemiology 
​Associate Director, Center for Health Equity, University of Pittsburgh GSPH 

Thu 10/24/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Jill Koshiol - Investigating Biliary Tract Cancer Etiology 
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Investigating Biliary Tract Cancer Etiology 

Jill Koshiol, PHD 
Earl Stadtman Investigator, National Cancer Institute 
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch 

Thu 10/31/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Thomas J. Songer - Epidemiology Seminar
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Title: TBD 

Thomas J. Songer, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh GSPH 

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Recent Epidemiology Seminars

Thu 4/18/2019
Grand Rounds Sutton-Tyrrell Lecture: Prevention of Vascular Disease in Alzheimer's and Dementia, Carol Derby Epidemiology Seminar Series
Sutton-Tyrrell Lecture: Prevention of Vascular Disease in Alzheimer's and Dementia, Carol Derby
Thu 4/18/2019 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Carol A. Derby, research professor, Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will present: Vascular Disease in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Opportunities for Prevention.  

Thu 4/11/2019
Steve Belle, PhD, MScHyg Epidemiology Seminar Series
Steve Belle, PhD, MScHyg
Thu 4/11/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Steve Belle, PhD, MScHyg
Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Co-Director, Epidemiology Data Center, Dept. of Epidemiology, GSPH, University of Pittsburgh
Beyond Meta-Analysis: Combining Information Across Disparate Interventions
*NO CME Credit Offered For This Seminar

Thu 4/4/2019
Dara D. Mendez, PhD, MPH Epidemiology Seminar Series
Dara D. Mendez, PhD, MPH
Thu 4/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Dara D. Mendez, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, GSPH, University of Pittsburgh
Race, Racism and Inequity: The Case of Maternal and Infant Health

Thu 3/28/2019
"COPD-Related Osteoporosis: Understanding the Link between the ... " - Jessica Bon Field, MD, MS Epidemiology Seminar Series
"COPD-Related Osteoporosis: Understanding the Link between the ... " - Jessica Bon Field, MD, MS
Thu 3/28/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Jessica Bon Field, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
COPD-Related Osteoporosis: Understanding the Link between the Lung and Skeletal System

Thu 3/21/2019
Panel: "Microbiome" Epidemiology Seminar Series
Panel: "Microbiome"
Thu 3/21/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Panel: Microbiome

Georgios Kitsios, MD, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Noel Britton, MPH, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh GSPH
Curtis Tilves, MS, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh GSPH

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