Webinar featuring a dynamic plenary between two leading epidemiologists and live oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts. Participants are encouraged to participate individually or organize a viewing party at their institution.

David Savitz
Brown University

Mary Bassett
Harvard University


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November 13, 2019
12:00 – 1:30pm Eastern Time

“Are Epidemiologists Scientists or Public Health Practitioners?”


Student Abstract Presentations

Lindsay Collin

I am a PhD student at the Department of Epidemiology at Emory University, and currently a visiting PhD student at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University in Denmark. My research focuses on elucidating factors that contribute to adverse outcomes among persons diagnosed with cancer. Read more

Maria Parker

Maria Parker, PhD, MS, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics in the School of Public Health at Indiana University-Bloomington. Dr. Parker’s research interests lie in the field of drug use epidemiology, how drug use and drug use disorders disproportionately affect vulnerable populations, and opportunities for public health strategies. Read more

Dongyu Zhang

Dr. Dongyu Zhang is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University. Dr. Zhang received his medical degree in preventive medicine from Sichuan University in China. After that, he came to the U.S. and received master and doctoral degrees in epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, respectively. Read more

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