Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Fridays, via Zoom for at least the Fall term 2020. 

Winter 2021 Schedule
Date Speaker Seminar Title
January 15

Arjumand Siddiqi

Division Head and Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Canada Research Chair, Population Health Equity
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
"Race, Racism, and COVID-19 in Canada"
January 22

Jan Boehnke

Senior Lecturer
Health Sciences Office
School of Health Sciences
University of Dundee
Scotland, UK

"Futures of health measurement: Core outcomes, item banks, and common measures"

January 29

Abbas Ali Jessani

Assistant Professor
Department of Dentistry
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
"Contemporary Approach in Dentistry: a public health perspective"
February 5

Michael Chaiton

Associate Professor
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto

Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

"Individual-level risks are imaginary: Understanding the impact of public health interventions through the experience of tobacco control"

February 12 Dr. Saverio Stranges
Professor & Chair
Rebecca Rodrigues, MSc
Research Project Coordinator
Rea Alonzo, MSc Candidate

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Western University
"Sleep and Health across the lifespan: an epidemiological perspective"
February 19 Reading Week
February 26

Feng Xie

Professor
Director, Program for Health Economics and Outcome Measures (PHENOM) & HEI Department Education Coordinator
Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
McMaster Univeristy

"Patient-Reported Outcomes: Bridging the gap between health research and policy"

March 5

Guangyong Zou

Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Western University
Director of Biostatistics
Alimentiv Inc. (formerly Robarts Clinical Trials Inc.)

"Design and analysis of randomized controlled trials by winning"
March 12

Lisa Avery

Senior Biostatistician
University Health Networks

"An overview of respondent-driven sampling: current projects and statistical methods"

March 19

Janice Tijssen

Assistant Professor
Paediatric Critical Care
Department of Paediatrics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
“Validation of Administrative Codes: Why Bother?”
March 26

Pallav Garg

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
"Infective Endocarditis Hospitalizations and Antibiotic Prophylaxis Rates: Time series analysis of ICES data from Ontario"
April 2 Good Friday
April 9

Suzanne Archie

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
McMaster University
Clinical Director
Cleghorn Early Intervention in Psychosis Program
St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
TBA