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Epidemiology Department Seminar: Chien-Jen Chen

The Department of Epidemiology is proud to welcome Chien-Jen Chen, ScD, MPH, as the final speaker in its spring seminar series. Dr. Chen is Vice President at Academica Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan where he is also a Distiguished Research Fellow at the Genomics Research Center.  Dr. Chen's other appointments include Professor of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at the National Taiwan University, Chair Professor at Catholic Fu-Jen University, and Honorary Chair Professor at China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan.  

(Distributed June 16, 2015)

Dissertation Defense of Nina Joyce

PhD Candidate in Epidemiology, Nina Joyce, will defend her thesis "Patterns and Side Effects of Lipid Lowering Therapy in Children Ages 8-20" on Thursday, June 18 at 3:00pm in room 245 at 121 S. Main Street.

This dissertation presentaiton is open to all persons.  School of Public Health graduate students and faculty are particlularyly encouraged to attend.  Refreshments will be served.  

(Distributed June 16, 2015)

Unexpected problems in 29 percent of low-risk pregnancies

TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Twenty-nine percent of pregnancies identified as low risk have unexpected complications necessitating nonroutine obstetric or neonatal care, according to a study published in the June issue of theAmerican Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

(Distributed June 12, 2015)

Research published about unexpected complications of low-risk pregnancies

When a woman becomes pregnant or is planning a pregnancy, one of her first decisions is where she will deliver her baby. With options ranging from birthing centers to small community hospitals to regional health networks to academic medical centers, the decision can be confusing. The question, especially for a woman with a low-risk pregnancy, is "What is the likelihood that something could go wrong?" 

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(Distributed June 12, 2015)

SER Meeting 2015 | Denver

The 48th Annual Society for Epidemiologic Research Meeting will take place in Denver, Colorado from June 16-19

(Distributed June 5, 2015)
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