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The Statistics in Epidemiology Section


2010 JSM Program

Ron Brookmeyer, Chair

Ruth Pfeiffer, Program Chair

Jaya Satagopan, Secretary/Treasurer

Jing Cheng, Publications Officer

 

The Statistics in Epidemiology (SIE) Section is pleased to serve as primary sponsor of five Invited sessions, four Topic Contributed sessions, twenty Contributed sessions, and one Roundtable Coffee session at the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings this August in Vancouver, Canada. We encourage our members and other interested persons to attend these sessions and the SIE Awards Reception and Presentation of The Nathan Mantel Lifetime Achievement Award. 

 

SIE Awards Reception and Presentation of The Nathan Mantel Lifetime Achievement Award

Tue, 8/3/10, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue: Vancouver Convention Center, Room CC-157

 

Invited Sessions

 

Spatial Epidemiology, GIS, and Disease Mapping

Sun, 8/1/10, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Organizers: Dongseok Choi, Oregon Health & Science University.

Chair:  Dongseok Choi, Oregon Health & Science University.

Speakers: (1) Tom Koch, The University of British Columbia; (2) Andrew Lawson, Medical University of South Carolina; (3) Victoria Wan, Simon Fraser University.

 

A Key to Innovation in Genetic Epidemiology

Mon, 8/2/10, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Organizer:  Iryna Lobach, New York University School of Medicine.

Chair:  Iryna Lobach, New York University School of Medicine.

Speakers: (1) Hongyu Zhao, Yale University; (2) Kathryn Roeder, Carnegie Mellon University; (3) Danyu Lin, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; (4) Glen Satten, CDC.

 

Advances in Instrumental Variables Methods

Tue, 8/3/10, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Organizer:  Dylan Small, University of Pennsylvania.

Chair:  Dylan Small, University of Pennsylvania.

Speakers: (1) J. Niels Rosenquist, Harvard Medical School; (2) Joseph W. Hogan, Brown University; (3) Jing Cheng, University of Florida.

Discussant: Thomas Louis, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

 

Novel Methods for Extended Case-Control Designs

Wed, 8/4/10, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Organizer:   Ivy Liu, Victoria University of Wellington.

Chair:  Ivy Liu, Victoria University of Wellington.

Speakers: (1) Norman Breslow, University of Washington; (2) Christopher J. Wild, University of Auckland; (3) Yan Li, The University of Texas at Arlington; (4) Paul J. Rathouz, The University of Chicago.

 

Risk Stratification Markers: Applications to Public Health and Clinical Medicine

Thu, 8/5/10, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Organizer:   Estelle Russek-Cohen, FDA.

Chair:  Ruth Pfeiffer, National Cancer Institute.

Speakers: (1) Mitchell H. Gail, National Cancer Institute; (2) Estelle Russek-Cohen, FDA; (3) Ralph B. D'Agostino, Sr., Boston University.

Discussant: Margaret Sullivan Pepe, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

 

Topic Contributed Sessions

 

The topic contributed sessions include the following.  Integrated Analysis of Family and Case-Control Data in Genetics on Sun, 8/1/10, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM, organized by Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat, Leiden University Medical Center.  Methodological Challenges Encountered in the Analysis of HIV and STD Data at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wed, 8/4/10, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM, organized by Felicia Hardnett, CDC.  Risk Prediction in Survival Data on Wed, 8/4/10, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM, organized by Nancy Cook, Brigham and Women's Hospital.  Hierarchical Models for Health Disparity: A Road Map to Healthy People 2010 on Thu, 8/5/10, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM, organized by Tapabrata Maiti, Michigan State University. 

 

Contributed Sessions

 

Titles of the Contributed sessions include the following: Spatial Epidemiology and Disease Mapping, Topics in Testing, Clustered Data, Infectious Disease Modeling, Topics in Causal Inference, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survival Analysis, Topics in Missing Data, Errors in Variables and Misclassification, Diagnostic Testing and ROC Analysis, Epidemiology Designs Based on Complex Survey Data, Epidemiologic Studies of Obesity and Cancer, Topics in Genetic Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Survival Methods and Poisson Regression for Health Data, Topics on Time Series and Longitudinal Measurements, Topics in Infectious Disease Modeling, Health Science Applications, Methods for Binary Outcome Data, Methods for Growth Curves and Trajectories.

 

Roundtables

 

Roundtable with coffee: "Gerontologic Biostatistics: Application and Resources" with Heather Gwynn Allore of Yale University on Wed, 8/4/10, 7:00am-8:15am.

 

 

 

 
     



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