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Event
Tue 7/7/2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Franya Hutchins: Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Long-Term Maternal Cardiovascular Health Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Franya Hutchins: Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Long-Term Maternal Cardiovascular Health
Tue 7/7/2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM


Doctoral candidate  Franya Hutchins of the Department of Epidemiology will defend her dissertation entitled, "Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Long-Term Maternal Cardiovascular Health." 


Fri 7/17/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Shiyao Gao - Eff of Inpat Rahab on Lng-Trm Mtr, Neuro, & Func Outcms on Chil w/ Sev Trau Brain Inj Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Shiyao Gao - Eff of Inpat Rahab on Lng-Trm Mtr, Neuro, & Func Outcms on Chil w/ Sev Trau Brain Inj
Fri 7/17/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM


Dissertation title:
"Effects of Inpatient Rehabilitation on Long-Term Motor, Neuropsychological, and Functional Outcomes in Children with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury."

Contact Lori Smith (SmithL@edc.pitt.edu) for Zoom meeting information and password.

Advisor & Committee Chair:
Stephen R. Wisniewski, Epidemiology

Committee:
Anthony Fabio
Sue R. Beers
M. Kathleen Kelly
Bedda L. Rosario, IBM Watson Health, IBM


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Epidemiology Seminar Series

Epidemiology Seminar - Jian Min Yuan, MD

Thursday 1/5 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Jian Min Yuan, MD
Professor, Co‐Director of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Prospective Evaluation of Telomere Length and Cancer and Death

Dr. Yuan received his medical degree and his Master of Public Health from the Shanghai Medical University, China, and a doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Southern California. Dr. Yuan is a tenured professor at the Department of Epidemiology and the Arnold Palmer Endowed Chair of Cancer Prevention at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Previously he was a tenured professor at the University Of Minnesota School Of Public Health. An accomplished investigator, he is recognized for his contributions in the area of cancer epidemiology and the role of dietary and other environmental exposures, genetic variations and gene‐environmental interaction in the etiology and prevention of cancers of lung, liver, colon, rectum, breast and urinary bladder. His research aims to develop cancer prevention strategies. Dr. Yuan has played a critical role in the establishment and maintenance of two large prospective cancer epidemiology cohorts where he serves as PI. The Shanghai Cohort Study and The Singapore Chinese Health Study, consisting of more than 80,000 study subjects with more than 25 years of follow‐up. Besides the observational cancer epidemiology studies, Dr. Yuan and his research team have launched several randomized intervention studies to further evaluate the cancer protection potential of several dietary agents including dietary isothiocyanates present in cruciferous vegetables and green tea extracts.

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Created On Thursday, December 22, 2016

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