Epidemiology Program

Joint Epidemiology/Cancer Prevention Seminar Series

June 25, 2015
12:00 pm

Evolution of Translation Omics -- Lessons Learned and the Path Forward
Daniela Witten, PhD
Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics
University of Washington

June 11, 2015
9:30 am

Daniel Rosenberg, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Investigator, Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Connecticut


April 9, 2015
12:00 pm

Sleep problems in advanced cancer patients and their spousal or intimate partner caregivers 
Jennifer Steel, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Psychiatry, and Psychology
Director of the Center for Excellence in Behavioral Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


February 18, 2015
1:00 PM

Statin Use in relation to prostate cancer biochemical recurrence
Sheila Weinmann, PhD, MPH
Investigator, Center for Health Research
Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University


January 27, 2015
3:00 pm

Genetic epidemiology studies of underserved minority populations
Jane Figueiredo, PhD
Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine - Genetic Epidemiology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California


December 12, 2014
10:00 am

Advances and remaining challenges in breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening
Patty Carney, PhD
Associate Director for Population Studies, Knight Cancer Institute;
Professor of Family Medicine, Public Health and Preventive Medicine,
Oregon Health and Science University


October 30, 2014
12:00 pm

All-Cause Mortality as an outcome in epidemiologic studies: Proceed with Caution
Noel Weiss, MD, DrPH
Full Member, PHS, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health


September 9, 2014
11:00 am

Psychosocial stress and risk of ovarian cancer: Initial human studies
Shelley Tworoger, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University


June 24, 2014
3:00 pm

Genetic epidemiology of breast cancer in women of african ancestry
Dezheng Huo, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Dept. of Health Studies,
University of Chicago



UW Epi 583 Seminars can be viewed here

Contact:  Julie Smart at jsmart@fredhutch.org.