Room 209

Capacity: 15

Epidemiology Journal Club - Presenter: Mike Behring

Topic:  Mystery Diseases     Presenter: Mike Behring

Papers discussed:

1. Wadman, M.  African outbreak stumps experts. Nature 2011;475:148-149.

2.Cornea-Rotter, R., C. Wesseling, RJ Johnson. CKD of unknown origen in Central America: the case for Mesoamerican neuropathy.  Am J  Kidney Dis 2014;63(3):506-520

3. Mink JW. Conversion disorder and mass psychogenic illness in child neurology.  Ann NY Acad Sci 2013;1304:40-44

4.Aleman F and M. Weissenstein.  Mystery disease in Central America kills thousands.  Huffington Post 9/3/2015

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Epidemiology Journal club -Statistical Errors Presenter: Dr John Waterbor

Topic: Statistical Errors      Presenter: Dr John Waterbor

Paper for discussion:

Nuzzo, R. Statistical Errors: P-alues, the 'gold standard' of statistical validity, are not as reliable as many scientists assume.  Nature 2014; 506:150-152.

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Presenter: Mike Behring

Topic: Retracted article - Randomization      Presenter: Mike Behring

 Papers discussed:

1. Hauner, H. Quality management in scientific publishing, the improtance to critically scrutinize scientifc work.  Obes Facts 2015; 8:125-126

2. Li, P, AW Brown, JA Dawson et al. Concerning Sichieri and Cunha: Obes Facts 2014;7:221-232 -  The assertion that controlling for baseline (pre-radomization) covariates in randomized controlled trials leads to bias is false. Obes Facts 2015; 8:127-129

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Presenter: Anh Do

Topic: Mediterranean diet and CVD     Presenter: Anh Do

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Presenter: Favel Mondesir

Topic: Diet and Diabetes    Presenter: Favel Mondesir

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Epidemiology Journal club - Presenter: Ryan Cantor

Topic: Social Media and Epi methods  Presenter: Ryan Cantor

Papers discussed:

1. Nascimento TD, MF Dos Santos, T Danciu et al. Real-time sharing and expression of migraine headache suffering on Twitter: a cross-sectional infodemiology study. J Med Internet Res 2014;16(4):e96

2. Cunningham JA. Using Twitter to measure behaior patterns. Letter to the Editor. Epidemiology 2012; 23(5):764-765

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Epidemiology Journal club - Presenter:Derek Johnson

Topic: Smoking, e-cigs and lung cancer  Presenter: Derek Johnson

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Presenter: Carrie Huisingh

Topic: Sharing Clinical Data     Presenter: Carrie Huisingh

Articles:

Doshi P, S Goodman, J Ioannidis. 2013. Raw data from clinical trials: within reach? Trends in Pharmacological Sciences vol 34(12):645-647.

Taichman DB, Backus JB, Baethge C et al.  2016. Editorial: Sharing Clinical Trial Data - a Proposal from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. NEJM 374:384-386

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

BEEF: Is it still what’s for dinner???

 

 

Department of Epidemiology


Journal Club


Event Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Effects of Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms on Skin Cancer Risk in an Alabama Population

 

Department of Epidemiology

PRESENTS


Erin M. Burns, MS, PhD
Final Thesis Defense for the
MSPH Degree in Applied Epidemiology


“The Effects of Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms on Skin Cancer Risk in an Alabama Population”

Event Date: 
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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