EPI Dissertation Defenses

Upcoming EPI Dissertation Defenses

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


Wed 7/24/2019
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Guru Jammy - Skeletall & Muscle Health among Rural South Indian Older Population Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Guru Jammy - Skeletall & Muscle Health among Rural South Indian Older Population
Fri 7/26/2019 11:00AM - 1:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

Committee:

Jane A. Cauley, Chair
Anne B. Newman
Iva Miljkovic
Robert Boudreau
Susan Lynn Greenspan


Fri 7/26/2019
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  
 


Fri 8/2/2019

Recent EPI Dissertation Defenses

Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Lingshu Xue - Long-term Effects of Diabetes Pharmacotherapy and Med. Use on Clinical & Econ. Outcome Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Lingshu Xue - Long-term Effects of Diabetes Pharmacotherapy and Med. Use on Clinical & Econ. Outcome
Fri 7/12/2019 9:30AM - 11:30AM
University of Pittsburgh

Full dissertation title:  Long-Term Effects of Diabetes Pharmacotherapy and Multiple Medication Use on Clinical and Economic Outcomes from Claims Datasets

Defense location:  130 N. Bellefield Avenue, Suite 300, Room 324, Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Committee:
Elsa Strotmeyer - chair
Julie M. Donohus
Janice Zgibor
Robert Boudreau
Tina Costacou


Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Effect of Lrg.-Scale Econ. Devel. on Violence & Collec. Efficacy:A Natural Experiment Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Effect of Lrg.-Scale Econ. Devel. on Violence & Collec. Efficacy:A Natural Experiment
Tue 4/23/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces

DEFENSE LOCATION:  Schenley Place, Epidemiology Data Center - Conference Room 631

DISSERTATION TITLE:  The Effect of Large-Scale Economic Development on Violence and Collective Efficacy:  A Natural Experiment

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Anthony Fabio - Committee Chair
Maria M. Brooks
Tiffany L. Gary-Webb
Dara D. Mendez
Evelyn O. Talbott
 


Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Ann Wiringa - Microbial Etiology - Endometritis:Screening,Treatmt, Post-Pelvic Inflam. Dis. Sequelae Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Ann Wiringa - Microbial Etiology - Endometritis:Screening,Treatmt, Post-Pelvic Inflam. Dis. Sequelae
Tue 4/9/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Microbial Etiology of Endometritis:  Implications for Screening, Treatment, and Post-Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Sequelae

Committee members:

Catherine Haggerty (Committee Chair)
Maria Brooks
Toni Darville
Richard Beigi
Thomas Songer


Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Megan Marron - Frailty and Walking Ability as Integra. Markers of Aging & Their Metabol. Signatures Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Megan Marron - Frailty and Walking Ability as Integra. Markers of Aging & Their Metabol. Signatures
Fri 3/1/2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
A521 Public Health

Dissertation title:  Frailty and Walking Ability as Integrated Markers of Aging
and Their Metabolomic Signatures


Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Christian Garcia - Wavelet & Multilevel Analysis to Determ. Spatial Dependences Across Chile Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Christian Garcia - Wavelet & Multilevel Analysis to Determ. Spatial Dependences Across Chile
Fri 2/8/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Dissertation title - Wavelet and Multilevel Analysis to Determine Spatial Dependencies of Seasonal Influenza, Weather, and Pollution Across Chile  2010- 2016


Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Jingchuan Guo-Blood Pressure & CVD Disease in Type 1 Diabetes: Exploration of Prediction & Control Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Jingchuan Guo-Blood Pressure & CVD Disease in Type 1 Diabetes: Exploration of Prediction & Control
Tue 12/11/2018 9:00AM - 11:00AM


Defense location:
3512 Fifth Avenue, second floor conference room

Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Pallavi Jonnalagadda - Cortical Bone Health in African Ancestry Men Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Pallavi Jonnalagadda - Cortical Bone Health in African Ancestry Men
Fri 12/7/2018 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)


Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Raj Kumar - Acute Inflammation & Infection:Effects on Recovery-Mod. to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Raj Kumar - Acute Inflammation & Infection:Effects on Recovery-Mod. to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Wed 8/1/2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM
A522 Public Health

Acute Inflammation and Infection:  The Effects on Recovery Following Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Raj Kumar, MPH

Committee members:
Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH  (Committee Chair)
Maria Mori Brooks, PhD
Anthony Fabio, PhD
Amy Wagner, MD

Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Andrea L. Stewart - Stress & Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women: How Important Are Social Roles? Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Andrea L. Stewart - Stress & Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women: How Important Are Social Roles?
Wed 7/25/2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM
A522 Public Health

Stress and Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women:  How Important are Social Roles?

Andrea Leigh Stewart, BA

Committee members:
Maria Mori Brooks, PhD (Committee Chair)
Emma Barinas-Mitchell, PhD
Karen Matthews, PhD
Jared Magnani, MD, MSc


Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Kathleen Creppage - "STAMPS" Surveillance, Trends, & Mapping of Opioid Seizures, Allegh. County, PA Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Kathleen Creppage - "STAMPS" Surveillance, Trends, & Mapping of Opioid Seizures, Allegh. County, PA
Fri 6/15/2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
A522 Public Health

Committee members:Anthony Fabio (chair)
Stephen Wisniewski
Thomas Songer
Karl E. Williams
Jeanine M. Buchanich
Bedda Rosario

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