Room 209

Capacity: 15

Epidemiology Journal Club- p-value, power, and confidence intervals; Presenters: Tom Swain and Emily McKinley

Tom Swain and Emily McKinley will lead the discussion on the following articles:

 

Greenland, S., Senn, S. J., Rothman, K. J., Carlin, J. B., Poole, C., Goodman, S. N., & Altman, D. G. (2016). Statistical tests, P values, confidence intervals, and power: a guide to misinterpretations. Eur J Epidemiol, 31(4), 337-350. doi:10.1007/s10654-016-0149-3

 

Hoenig, J. M., & Heisey, D. M. (2001). The Abuse of Power: The Pervasive Fallacy of Power Calculations for Data Analysis. The American Statistician, 55(1), 19-24. 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Journal Club Topic: Sugar, Artificial sweeteners, Stroke and Dementia; Presenters: Favel Mondesir and Ninad Chaudhary

Favel Mondesir and Ninad Chaudhary will lead the discussion on Pase et al. Sugar and Artificially Sweetened beverages, and the Risks of Incident stroke and Dementia.  Stroke 2017; 48: (Published online ahead of print version)  http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/early/2017/04/20/STROKEAHA.116.016027

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club- Interaction and Confounding; Presenters: Amrita Mukherjee and Gargya Malla

Amrita Mukherjee and Gargya Malla will lead the discussion on the following articles:

1. Hernán et al. Causal knowledge as a prerequisite for confounding evaluation: an application to birth defects epidemiology.  Am J Epidemiology 2002; 155:176-84.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19806059 

2. VanderWeele, TJ.  On the distinction between interaction and effect modification.  Epidemiology 2009; 20: 863-871.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11790682

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club

The following paper will be presented by Cynthia Ye and John Donnelly, with Dr. Craig Wilson aiding discussion:

Efficacy and effectiveness of an rVSV-vectored vaccine in preventing Ebola virus disease: final results from the Guinea ring vaccination, open-label, cluster-randomised trial (Ebola Ça Suffit!), 

Dr Ana Marie Henao-Restrepo MD, Anton Camacho, Ira Longini, et al.  Lancet 2017; 389:505-18.

 

Event Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club

Matt Mefford and Favel Mondesir will present the article titled, "Laboratory-based and office-based risk scores and charts to predict 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in 182 countries: a pooled analysis of prospective cohorts and health surveys"

Link to the article: https://www.clinicalkey.com/#!/content/playContent/1-s2.0-S2213858717300153?returnurl=null&referrer=null&scrollTo=%23sec1

Event Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Vitamin D deficiency and incident stroke; Presenter: Thomas Swain

The following paper will be presented for discussion by Thomas Swain:

Judd, S. E., Morgan, C. J., Panwar, B., Howard, V. J., Wadley, V. G., Jenny, N. S., … Gutiérrez, O. M. (2016). Vitamin D deficiency and incident stroke risk in community-living black and white adults. International Journal of Stroke : Official Journal of the International Stroke Society, 11(1), 93–102. http://doi.org/10.1177/1747493015607515

Event Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Difference in Differences, Open Discussion

There will be an open discussion on the article, "Difference-in-Differences Analysis of the Association Between State Same-Sex Marriage Policies and Adolescent Suicide Attempts"

 

the link for this article is: http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2604258

Event Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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