Epi Dissertation Defenses

Upcoming EPI Dissertation Defenses

Event
Fri 7/17/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Shiyao Gao: Inpatient Rehab effects on Long-Term Motor, Neuro & Func Outcms on Children w/Severe TBI Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Shiyao Gao: Inpatient Rehab effects on Long-Term Motor, Neuro & Func Outcms on Children w/Severe TBI
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


Recent EPI Dissertation Defenses

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 5/15/2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Shalkar Adambekov, MS - Novel Approaches to Diagnostics for Women at High Risk for...ONLINE Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Shalkar Adambekov, MS - Novel Approaches to Diagnostics for Women at High Risk for...ONLINE
Fri 5/15/2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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Wed 4/22/2020 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Lei Zhu, MS - Association Between Long-Term PM2.5 Exposure and Subclinical Atherosclerosis...ONLINE Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Lei Zhu, MS - Association Between Long-Term PM2.5 Exposure and Subclinical Atherosclerosis...ONLINE
Wed 4/22/2020 10:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **


** Online/Virtual Event **
Wed 4/15/2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Curtis Tilves - Impacts of Adipose Tissue & Gut Microbiome on Diabe. Risk in Afri.-Carib. Men ONLINE Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Curtis Tilves - Impacts of Adipose Tissue & Gut Microbiome on Diabe. Risk in Afri.-Carib. Men ONLINE
Wed 4/15/2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM


Epidemiology doctoral candidate Curtis Tilves will defend his dissertation "The Impacts of Adipose Tissue and the Gut Microbiome on Diabetes Risk Among African-Caribbean Men."  This defense will take place virtually using Zoom. 

 


Fri 4/10/2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Mary Winger - Asso. betwn. Muscle Function, Physical Performance, and Falls in Older Adults ONLINE Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Mary Winger - Asso. betwn. Muscle Function, Physical Performance, and Falls in Older Adults ONLINE
Fri 4/10/2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM


Epidemiology doctoral candidate Mary Winger defends her dissertation "The Association Between Muscle Function, Physical Performance, and Falls and Fall Injuries in Older Adults." This defense will take place virtually using Zoom.


Thu 10/24/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Tenley Brownwright - Measles Vaccination Data Improves Detection of Measles Risk in the US & Africa Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Tenley Brownwright - Measles Vaccination Data Improves Detection of Measles Risk in the US & Africa
Thu 10/24/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

Full dissertation title:  Using High-Resolution Measles Vaccination Coverage Data Improves Detection of Spatial Heterogeneity and Measles Risk in the US and Africa

Committee:

Wilbert van Panhuis - chair
Daniel J. Bain
Christina F. Mair
Evelyn O. Talbott


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Mon 10/7/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Guru Rajesh Jammy, MD -- Skeletal and Muscle Health amoung Rural South Indian Older Population Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Guru Rajesh Jammy, MD -- Skeletal and Muscle Health amoung Rural South Indian Older Population
Mon 10/7/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Alumni Hall


Alumni Hall
Wed 9/25/2019 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Kyle Freese, MPH -- Gestational Weight Gain and Modifiable Risk Factors of Severe Maternal Morbidity Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Kyle Freese, MPH -- Gestational Weight Gain and Modifiable Risk Factors of Severe Maternal Morbidity
Wed 9/25/2019 1:00PM - 3:30PM
3121C Public Health


3121C Public Health
Fri 8/2/2019 11:00AM - 1:30PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Chendi Cui-Vascular Burden, Brain Beta-Amyloid & Soy Isoflavones: Informing Dementia Prevention Prog Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Chendi Cui-Vascular Burden, Brain Beta-Amyloid & Soy Isoflavones: Informing Dementia Prevention Prog
Fri 8/2/2019 11:00AM - 1:30PM
University of Pittsburgh

"Vascular burden, brain beta-amyloid, and soy isoflavones: informing dementia prevention programs"

Committee members:
Akira Sekikawa, Chair
Chung-Chou H. Chang
Howard J. Aizenstein
Oscar L. Lopez
Rachel H. Mackey

Location:
Bellefield Professional Building, Room 324
130 North Bellefield Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA  
 


University of Pittsburgh
Wed 7/24/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Sharon W. Renner - The Effects of Fatigue & Fatigability on Fall Risks in Older Adults Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Sharon W. Renner - The Effects of Fatigue & Fatigability on Fall Risks in Older Adults
Wed 7/24/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
David Lawrence Hall

Committee:
Nancy W. Glynn, Chair
Jane A. Cauley
Robert M. Boudreau
Todd Bear
Patrick Brown

Location:
David Lawrence Hall - room 211
3942 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA  15260


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Questions and Submissions

The schedule of dissertation defenses in the Department of Epidemiology is maintained by
Lori Smith
smithl@edc.pitt.edu
412-383-5269

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