EPI Seminar Series

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2020-2021 Seminar Series: The Latest Advances and Future Challenges in Cancer Prevention and Control

Carlo La Vecchia, M.D.
"Epidemiology of Gastric Cancer: The Global Gastric Cancer Consortium:
“StoP” if this is of interest to you"
Friday, October 9, 2020 · 1:00-2:00 pm
Via Zoom:

Frank Hu, M.D., Ph.D.
“Obesity, Diabetes, Diet, and Cancer Risk”
Friday, November 13, 2020 · 1:00 –2:00 PM EST
Via Zoom:

2019-2020 Epidemiology Seminar Series Sponsored by: The C.V. Starr Foundation Lectureships Fund

Kara Rudolph, PhD. 
University of California, Davis.
November 12, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 pm Room 245
Cosponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research and Excellence (COBRE) On Opioids and Overdose

Marc Weisskopf, PhD., ScD.  
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
December 5, 2019 
12:00 – 1:00 pm Room 245
Cosponsored by the Center for Environmental Health and Technology ​

Laura Balzer, PhD.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
February 4, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 pm Room 245

Deshayne Fell, PhD. 
University of Ottawa
February 25, 2020
4:00 – 5:00 pm Room 375

Peter James, ScD. 
Harvard Medical School 
March 3, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 pm Room 245
Cosponsored by the Center for Environmental Health and Technology ​

Department of Epidemiology Special Seminars: 

Linda G. Kahn, MPH, PhD
NYU School of Medicine
Thursday, March 12, 2020
12:00 to 1:00 pm
121 S. Main St., Room 375

Jessie P. Buckley, PhD
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health​
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
1:00 to 2:00 pm
121 S. Main St., Room 375

Tun (Max) Aung, PhD
University of Michigan
Monday, March 30, 2020
12:00 to 1:00 pm
121 S. Main St., Room 375





Steven M. Goodreau, PhD.
University of Washington
May 13, 2019

Claude Mellins, PhD
Columbia University
April 16, 2019

Marcia Pescador Jimenez, PhD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
March 18, 2019

Nina R. Joyce, PhD
Brown University
March 14, 2019

Brenda Eskenazi, MA, PhD
University of California, Berkeley
March 12, 2019

Grace A. Noppert​, PhD, MPH, MAT
University of North Carolina
March 7, 2019

David Pelletier, PhD
Cornell University
March 5, 2019

Xiaojuan Li, PhD
Harvard Medical School and
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
February 26, 2019

Tiara Willie, PhD
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
February 12, 2019

Kate Weinberger, PhD
Brown University 
December 13, 2018

Joan A. Casey, PhD
University of California, Berkeley 
December 3, 2018

Matthew Gribble, PhD
Emory University
November 12, 2018

Dr. Randall M. Packard
John Hopkins University 
October 16, 2018


10/24/2017 12:00-1:00 room 375
Dr. Darryl B. Hood, Associate Professor
Ohio State University
"Molecular Neurotoxicology Studies Inform Application of the Public Health Exposome Framework in Vulnerable Populations"

11/14/2017 4:00-5:00 room 245
Dr. Emily Oken
"Recent Developments in Early Life Derterminants of Obesity"

MMI Fall Series, December 1st Iuliana Ene, Ph. D  as the guest speaker. 

12/5/2017 4:00-5:00 room 245
Dr. Jia Chen
"Placental Epi/Genomics as Sensors of the In Utero Environment and Predictors of Fetal Development"

2/13/2018 4:00-5:00 room 245
Dr. Joseph Braun
"Early Life Environmental Chemical Exposures and Children's Health"

4/2/2018 12:00-1:00 room 247
Marcia Pescador Jimenez
"Longitudinal Associations of Life-course Neighborhood Deprivation with Blood Presssure and Obsesity"

4/10/2018 4:00-5:00 room 245
Dr. Carmen Marsit
"Molecular Mechanisms Linking the Environment to Children's Health"

4/18/2018 4:00-5:00 room 375
Carl G. Streed, Jr., MD
"The Health of Sexual and Gender Minorities: Acceptance/Rejection as Exposure"

Olivia Okereke, MD Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“Depression and Cognitive Decline Among the Elderly” 

Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH Dean, Boston University School of Public Health Professor, Family Medicine Boston University School of Medicine
“New Directions in Population Health: From Risks to Consequences” 

Edmond Shenassa, ScD Associate Professor, Family Science University of Maryland 
“In- utero Exposure to Nicotine and Lifetime Risk of Depression: Methodologic Challenges and Solutions” 

Laura Stroud, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research) Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Science (Research) Brown University
“Smoking During Pregnancy: Biological Pathways and Transmission of Risk to the Next Generation” 

 Julia Simard, ScD Assistant Professor, Department of Health Research & Policy, Division of Epidemiology, and (by courtesy), Department of Medicine, Division of Immunology & Rheumatology, Affiliate, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet Stanford School of Medicine
“Perinatal Outcomes in Patients with Autoimmune Diseases: from Population-Based Registers to Clinical Studies” 

Christopher Wildeman, PhD Associate Professor, Policy Analysis and Management Cornel University
Paternal Incarceration and Teachers’ Expectations
of Students 

Laura Kubzansky, PhD, MPH Lee Kum Kee Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Distress-Proneness and the Habit of Discontent: Childhood Origins of Cardiovascular Disease