Dept. of Epidemiology/Biostatistics/Occupational Health news
When: January 27, 2017, 11:30-12:30pm Where: Purvis Hall Room 25 Open to everyone! We discuss small and large problems. Light refreshments will be served SEE PDF FOR MORE DETAILS
SPECIAL SEMINAR Nandini Dendukuri, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Latent class analysis: An indispensable tool for diagnostic research Friday, January 20 th, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME
François Reeves, MD Cardiologist and Associate professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal Environmental Cardiology Monday, 23 January 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521
Brian Caffo, PhD Professor, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health Am I My Connectome? Fingerprinting With Repeated Resting State Functional MRI Data Tuesday, 17 January 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME
Jon A. Steingrimsson, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics – Johns Hopkins University Doubly Robust Survival Trees and Forests Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24 ALL ARE WELCOME
SEMINAR: Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data
Jennifer L. Lund, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC Alternative approaches for evaluating the comparative effectiveness of cancer therapies using real world data Monday, 16 January 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521 ALL ARE WELCOME
Does Segregation Lead to Lower Birth Weight?: An Instrumental Variable Approach Austin, Nichole; Harper, Sam; Strumpf, Erin Epidemiology. 27(5):682-689, September 2016. Sufficient Cause Representation of the Four-way Decomposition for Mediation and Interaction
The latest issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology, published on August 15, 2016, has two articles by McGill EBOH authors: Mediation Analysis for Health Disparities Research Am. J. Epidemiol. (2016) 184 (4): 315-324 doi:10.1093/aje/kwv329 Ashley I. Naimi, Mireille E. Schnitzer, Erica E. M. Moodie, and Lisa M. Bodnar
McGill Newsroom Extensive population-based studies on a popular group of drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes revealed no association with acute pancreatitis, but increased risk of bile duct and gallbladder disease
Please see the link for an article in the Huffington Post by Dr. Madhukar Pai that contains helpful information when applying for fellowships or jobs: 'Dear Sir Or Madam' Is Not A Smart Way To Apply For Fellowships Or Jobs
Dear EBOH Members, The Spring Banquet last week was a great success! Thank you to those who helped organize and to those of you who came. In case you missed the EBOSS Teaching Awards presentation, the awards went to:
The 2016 recipient of the Statistical Society of Canada Award for Impact of Applied and Collaborative Work is Jim Hanley, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University; Associate Member, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University; and Senior Scientist, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital.
McGill Newsroom McGill alumnus tagged to boost capacity and discovery in growing field Dr. Robert Platt, Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine was officially announced as the inaugural Albert Boehringer (1st) Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology during an event held May 26 at McGill.