SERexperts

Career development events featuring experts in the field on a specific topic area. Some events are organized by the Student and Postdoc Committee. Events may be live webinar, or pre-recorded events. 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

“Practicing Consequential Epidemiology:  The Work of CDC’s Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)”

Please join us for SER’s first collaborative webinar with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Global Disease Detectives!  Hosted by Dr. Eric Pevzner, the Chief to the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Program, join us to learn about this world-renowned applied epidemiology fellowship program of the elite disease detectives!   Following an overview of the program by Dr. Pevzner, two CDC EIS Officers will present their work.  This will be an exciting look into the world of the famous Global Outbreak Detectives!  The presentation is sponsored by the SER Membership and Nominations Committee and will be moderated by SER Member and Epidemiologist, Dr. Mike Jackson (CDC EIS Alum, 2008-2010).  Following the presentations, the panelists will be available for questions about the program. 

This event is sponsored by SER’s Membership & Nominations Committee

Date: TBD

HOST

Eric Pevzner, PhD, MPH
CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service
Chief, Epidemiology Workforce Branch
Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

SER MODERATOR

Michael L. Jackson, PhD, MPH
Associate Scientific Investigator
Kaiser Permanente
CDC EIS Officer (2008-2010)
SER Member, Since 2011

GLOBAL DISEASE DETECTIVES

February 19, 2020, 12-1pm EST

 

Grant Writing for Early Career Epidemiologists, Part II:
“Jumpstarting a career-building research project (pre-doctoral perspective)”

 

The second in the three-part series on grant writing for trainees will focus on pre-doctoral level fellowships. Three recent recipients of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F31) will briefly present on the training plans accompanying their dissertation project, before answering attendee questions. Learn how professional and personal experiences can inform the process of formulating research ideas, ways to leverage institutional resources as well as mentorship, and approaches for incorporating feedback.

This event is sponsored by SER’s Student and Postdoc Committee

Registration is now closed

PANELIST

Alexis Reeves, MPH
PhD candidate in Epidemiologic Science at the University of Michigan. Read more

PANELIST

Joëlla Adams, MPH
PhD candidate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. Read more

PANELIST

Mary Willis, MPH
PhD candidate in Environmental and occupational Health with a minor in Biological Data Science at Oregon State University. Read more

MODERATOR

Kendra Sims
Doctoral Candidate in Epidemiology at Oregon State University.

September 9, 2020, 12-1pm EST


CSTE Applied Fellowship Program

Please join us for SER’s first, collaborative webinar with The Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) Program!  Hosted by Amanda Masters, the Deputy Director for Governance, Strategy and Support Program (CSTE), join us to learn about this Applied Epidemiology Fellowship program! This unique fellowship program is designed for recent master’s or doctoral level graduates in Epidemiology (or a related field) whom are interested in public health practice at the state/local level. Following an overview of the program, two CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellows will present their research. Following the presentations, the panelists will be available to answer any questions you might have regarding the program.

 
This event is sponsored by SER’s Membership & Nominations Committee

HOST

Amanda Masters, MPH
CSTE Deputy Director of Governance
Strategy and Support

CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellows

 

MODERATOR

Robert C. Orellana, PhD, MPH
Epidemiology Supervisor
Ohio Department of Health

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

September 11, 2019, 12-1pm EST


Grant Writing for Early Career Epidemiologists, Part I: Writing Your Own Postdoctoral Training Grant (Fs and Ks)

Join us for the first in a 3-part series about grant writing for trainees! This webinar will focus on topics relevant to NIH postdoc Fs and Ks: general application requirements, submission timelines, and recommended resources. Our panel includes current and prior awardees, along with an experienced mentor. After describing their own experiences, the panelists will answer any questions you have about the process.    

Mentor

Maria Glymour
University of California, San Francisco

K99 Awardee

Michael Harhay
University of Pennsylvania

K Awardee

Traci Bethea
Boston University

F Awardee

Stephanie Leonard
Stanford University

Moderator

Julie Petersen
Boston University