Room 209

Capacity: 15

EpidemiologyJournal Club - Presenters: Emily McKinley and Tom Swain; Topic: Consequentialist Epidemiology

Emily and Tom will lead the discussion on Consequentialist Epidemiology on July 5th, from 12-1pm on the following articles: 

 

Sandro Galea; An Argument for a Consequentialist Epidemiology. Am J Epidemiol 2013; 178 (8): 1185-1191. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt172

https://academic.oup.com/aje/article/178/8/1185/84205/An-Argument-for-a-Consequentialist-Epidemiology

 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club- Immortal time bias; Presenters: Nick Cataldo and Jerry Idigo

Nick Cataldo and Jerry Idigo will present the following articles for discussion:

1.    Levesque LE, Hanley JA, Kezouh A, Suissa S. Problem of immortal time bias in cohort studies: example using statins for preventing progression of diabetes. BMJ 2010; 340: b5087. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20228141

 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club

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

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4877414/

 

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

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