Next in Science: Epidemiology

Next in Science: Epidemiology

The "Next in Science" series provides an opportunity for early-career scientists whose innovative, cross-disciplinary research is thematically linked to introduce their work to one another, to fellow scientists, and to nonspecialists from Harvard and the greater Boston area.

This event will feature presentations by early-career scientists working at the frontiers of epidemiology.



1 p.m.
Introduction, Janet Rich-Edwards, Codirector of the Science Program, Radcliffe Institute; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

1:15 p.m.
Neal D. Goldstein, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University
“Bringing Classical Epidemiology to the Hospital: Social and Spatial Correlates of Infection”

1:45 p.m.
Alana Brennan, Instructor, Departments of Global Health and Epidemiology, Boston University Center for Global Heath and Development
“Quasi-experimental Designs for Evaluating HIV Care and Treatment”

2:15 p.m.
Q&A with Goldstein and Brennan

2:35 p.m.

3 p.m.
Sonja Swanson, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam
“The Role of Epidemiologists in Studying the Causes and Consequences of Neuropsychiatric Health”

3:30 p.m.
John W. Jackson, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
“Finding Opportunities to Reduce Disparities”

4 p.m.
Q&A with Swanson and Jackson

4:20 p.m.
Conclusion, Janet Rich-Edwards

4:30 p.m.