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  • September 13, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • September 27, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • October 11, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • October 25, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • November 8, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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  • December 6, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • January 10, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • January 24, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • February 7, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • February 28, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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  • March 28, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • April 11, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

2018-2019 Doctoral Seminar Series in Epidemiology (CHL5423H)
Unless specified, all seminars will be held on Thursdays, 12:00noon – 1:00pm, in Room HS106, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street.
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Date Presenter & Title
September 13, 2018

Prof. Peter Wang –“Diet, Lifestyles and Colorectal: What We Know and What We Need To Know- A Canadian Perspective”

Prof. David Fisman
–“Your Trash Is My Dinner: Why I’m Proud To Be A Data Racoon (with Recent Work On Cholera Vibriosis In The United States)”

September 27, 2018

Jessica Wong – “Time Trends of the Incidence, Prevalence, and Mortality of Parkinsonism”

Isha Berry – “Seasonal Dynamics of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Canada, Australia and The US”

October 11, 2018

Dr. Shelley Bolotin -“Assessment of population immunity to measles in Ontario, Canada”

Dr Lisa Butler
-“Perinatal depression in Botswana-The Monana ke Isago Study”

October 25, 2018

Kaleen Hayes – “Time-Trends in Osteoporosis Drug Use Over 20 Years in Ontario: A Young Epidemiologist’s Experience Getting ‘Schooled’ by a Health Services Researcher”

Vasily Giannakeas
– “A Quasi-experimental Approach to Evaluate the Impact of Breast Cancer Screening on Survival”

November 8, 2018

Ramandip Grewal – “Looking beyond the numbers: Evaluation of a syphilis screening intervention among HIV+ men”

Prof. Joanne Kotsopoulos
– “Non-surgical breast cancer prevention in BRCA mutation carriers: what do we know?”

November 22, 2018

Andi Camden – “Health and Developmental Outcomes Associated with Prenatal Opioid Exposure: A Population-based Retrospective Cohort Study in Ontario”

December 6, 2018

Dinara Salaeva – “Health Care Utilization in Infants and Young Children of Women with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Systematic Review”

Prof. Susan Bronskill –
“Trazodone use is increasing in Ontario nursing homes over time – but is it “safer” than other psychotropic drugs?”

January 10, 2019

Shilo McBurney – “The problem with pertussis: Finding uncaptured pertussis cases in the Electronic Medical Record Administrative data Linked Database (EMRALD) to improve estimates of burden and vaccine effectiveness”

Sarah Wilson –
“Ontario students with non-medical exemptions in the 2016-17 school year: descriptive and geospatial analysis”

January 24, 2019

Andre McDonald – “Traumatic brain injury and problem gambling: A population-based study”

Daniel Harris –
“Does personal technology use protect against cognitive decline? Results from a nationally representative cohort of older adults”

February 7, 2019

Catherine Chambers – “Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness: 2016/17 and 2017/18 findings from the Canadian Sentinel Practitioner Surveillance Network”

Prof. Kevin Brown –
“Cascade effects in long-term care: using health administrative data to study overdiagnosis of infection and overprescribing of antibiotics in long-term care”

February 28, 2019

Katherine St Cyr – “Mental health service utilization amongst veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police : a population-based study”

Jean-Paul Soucy –
“Model-based methods for cumulative antibiograms with applications in urinary tract infections”

March 14, 2019

Zachary Bouck – “Frequency and associations of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use among patients with hypertension, heart failure or chronic kidney disease”

Jennifer Jairam –
“Who Should Care About Socioeconomic Position?”

March 28, 2019

Shelby Sturrock – “The effect of social sharing on activity level among a sample of Apple Watch users: a research proposal”

Rebecca Christensen – “The joint effects of cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity on breast cancer”

April 11, 2019

Andrea Portt

Prof. Andrea Tricco