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Public Health Dynamics Seminars

The Seminar Series is sponsored by the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory and supported through the NIH/NIGMS Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Vaccine Modeling Initiative.

2018 - 2019 PHDL Seminar Series Schedule:

September 10, 2018 - Pierre Goovaerts, BioMedware, Inc.

October 8, 2018 - Jeremy Mennis, Temple University

November 12, 2018 - Derek MacFadden, Harvard School of Public Health

December 10, 2018 - Kenneth Kendler, Medical College of Virginia, Department of Psychiatry

January 14, 2019 - Henry Francis, FDA, Director for Data Mining and Informatics, Evaluation and Research, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

February 11, 2019 - Katherine Keyes,Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, New York, New York

March 11, 2019 - Laura White, Boston University, Associate Professor of Biostatistics

April 8, 2019 - Yu-ru Lin, University of Pittsburgh, School of Computing and Information

March 11, 2019 - Unraveling Transmission Patterns in Tuberculosis

Laura F. White, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health

Monday, March 11, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 PM
1149 Public Health


February 11, 2019 - Depression’s Got a Hold of Me: Generational Trends in Substance Use and Mental Health Among U.S. Adolescents

Katherine Keyes, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Monday, February 11, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 PM
1149 Public Health


January 14, 2019 - Estimation of Small Tail Probabilities by Repeated Out of Sample Fusion

Benjamin Kedem, PhD, Professor

Department of Mathematics & Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland, College Park

Monday, January 14, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 PM
1149 Public Health


December 10, 2018 - The genetic epidemiology of drug and alcohol abuse in Sweden including models of contagious transmission

Kenneth S. Kendler, MD

Banks Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Human and Molecular Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Monday, December 10, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 PM
1149 Public Health


November 12, 2018 - Understanding the factors that influence the distribution of antibiotic resistance in human populations

Derek MacFadden, MD

Doctoral Candidate, T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
Research Fellow, HealthMap and Boston Children's Hospital
Phillipson Scholar, Eliott Phillipson Clinician Scientist Training Program, University of Toronto

Monday, November 12, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 PM
1149 Public Health


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