With its central location in the Washington University Medical Center and state-of-the-art meeting rooms, the Division of Public Health Sciences hosts the Epidemiology and Clinical Outcomes Research Seminar Series. Co-sponsors for this monthly seminar include: the Institute for Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Department of Medicine, and the Department of Anesthesiology.

2019-2020 SCHEDULE
The Doll & Hill Teaching Room 2131, Taylor Avenue Building

September 19, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Policy, Duke Cancer Institute
Topic: “Intervening on the Financial Toxicity of Cancer Care” [PDF]

October 17, 12:00 p.m.
Christine Lee, PharmD, PhD, Lead for Strategic Research Engagement, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Topic: “Overview of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity” [PDF] 

November 21, 12:00 p.m.
John D. Carpten, PhD, Professor of Translational Genomic and Urology, Co-Director of USC Institute for Translational Genomics, Director of USC Molecular Genomics Core, University of Southern California
Topic: “The Impact of Population and Tumor Heterogeneity in Cancer Genome Science” [PDF]

December 19, 12:00 p.m.
Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Promoting Practical Health, Inc.
Topic: “Community Insights about the Cancer Continuum: Challenges and Opportunities” [PDF]

January 16, 12:00 p.m.
Lorna Haughton McNeil, PhD, MPH
Cullen Trust Health Care Chair in Health Disparities Research
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Health Disparities Research
Associate Director, Cancer Health Disparities and Community Outreach
Department of Health Disparities Research
Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Topic: “Community-Engaged Research with Faith-based Communities: How to Create Long-standing Partnerships” [PDF]

February 20, 12:00 p.m.
Elena Martinez, PhD
Sam M. Walton Endowed Chair for Cancer Research
Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
Associate Director, Population Sciences, Disparities and Community Engagement
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Topic: “Gastric Cancer Burden in the United States” [PDF]

March 19, 12:00 p.m.
Jianrong Wu, PhD
Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource Facilities
Markey Cancer Center
University of Kentucky
Topic: “Cancer Immunotherapy Trial Design with Delayed Treatment Effect and Long-Term Survivors” [PDF]

April 16, 12:00 p.m.
Karen Weihs, MD
Professor with tenure, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Medical Director, Integrated Psychosocial Care programs in Oncology, Nephrology & Pulmonary Hypertension
Topic: “Prevention of Depression after Breast Cancer: Intervention Development Using the NIH Stage Model” [PDF]

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