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Summer Seminar Series 2009 [edit mode]

The Summer Seminar Series will take place from 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM in Room 24 of Purvis Hall. These lectures, given by McGill and guest faculty, cover current issues in epidemiology, topics of special interest within the McGill community, as well as topics of international interest.


May 2009

4 May
Mira Johri, Associate Professor, Département d’administration de la santé, & GRIS, Université de Montréal.
Title: A cross-sectional study of risk factors for HIV amongst pregnant women in Guatemala City, Guatemala: Lessons for prevention.
Abstract and Bio [.pdf]

11 May
Robert Allard, Senior Epidemiologist, Epidemiologic Surveillance Bureau, Public health Department, Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal.
Title: The role of untestable assumptions in estimating the proportion of cases caused or prevented by an exposure.
Abstract and Bio [.pdf]

19 May
No Seminar - Victoria Day

25 May
Robert Perreault, Services préventifs en milieux cliniques, Direction de la santé publique de Montréal.
Title: Seeding change: two vectors of innovation for therapeutic education and self-management in Quebec
Abstract and Bio [.pdf]

June 2009

1 June - POSTPONED
Alain Brunet, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University.
Title: Epidemiology of trauma exposure and of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Abstract and Bio [.pdf]

8 June
Karen Messing, Adjunct Professor, Département des sciences biologiques, UQAM.
Title: Needless pain and suffering from prolonged static standing: ergonomic, sociological and epidemiologic results.
Abstract and Bio [.pdf]

15 June
Whitney Robinson, RWJ Health & Society Scholar Epidemiology, University of Michigan.
Title: Unraveling the female-male disparity in Black American obesity prevalence.
Abstract and Bio [.pdf]

22 June
J. Corbett McDonald, Emeritus Professor, London University and McGill.
Nicola Cherry, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta.
Title: Epidemiological surveys of water borne arsenic in Bangladesh.
Abstract and Bio [.pdf]