Key papers around topics selected by epidemiology experts. SERplaylists are accessible by current members of SER.

#SER2019 Mini SERplaylists!

This year, SER selected a few symposium presenters to provide a mini-SERplaylist associated with their symposium to be presented at #SER2019. Attendees can read some key papers before or after the session, to maximize the learning benefit out of the the presentations. 

The Promise and Peril of Randomness

Eric Lofgren
Washington State University

Date: Wednesday, June 19th
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am


The Elephant in the Room: Causal Inference in the Face of Competing Events

Jessie K. Edwards
UNC, Chapel Hill

Jessica G. Young
Harvard Medical School

Date: Wednesday, June 19th
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

Remove the hesitation from your validation

Matt Fox
Boston University

Lisa Bodnar
University of Pittsburgh

Date: Wednesday, June 19th
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am


Genetic Epidemiology in the Causal Era: How do Genes Affect the Health of Populations and How do We Know?

Jay Kaufman
McGill University

Stephanie London

Date: Thursday, June 20th
Time: 2:15pm – 3:45pm

Propensity Scores

Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Agent-Based Modeling in Epidemiology

Magdalena Cerda, New York University Langone Health
Katherine Keyes, Columbia University

Sociological Research

Jason Boardman, University of Colorado, Boulder

Consequentialist Epidemiology 

Sandro Galea, Columbia University


Quantitative Bias Analysis Playlist

Matthew P. Fox, Timothy L. Lash


Tools and Insights for the Epidemiology of Cognitive Aging and Dementia

 Jennifer Weuve, Rush University Medical Center

Measuring SES

Anusha Vable

Case Control Studies

Charles Poole, University of North Carolina

Four  Classic Papers in Reproductive Epidemiology

Anne Marie Jukic and Allen Wilcox

Mediation Analysis

Ashley Naimi, University of Pittsburgh


Selection Bias

Jay Kaufman, McGill University


Collaboration & Team Science

Sean D. Cleary, George Washington University


Self-Controlled Designs in Epidemiologic Research

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, University of Washington

Writing a Successful Grant Proposal

Lisa Bodnar, University of Pittsburgh

Human Fecundity and Fertility

Germaine M. Buck Louis

Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities

Sherman James, Emory University

Exposure Measurement Error and Misclassification

Donna Spiegelman, Harvard University


Alan R. Lifson, University of Minnesota

Super Learner and R Coding

Laura Balzer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Competing Risks – Part 1

 Bryan Lau, Johns Hopkins University


Competing Risks – Part 2

Bryan Lau, Johns Hopkins University

Risk Prediction

Nancy Cook, Harvard University

Life Course Epidemiology

Pam Factor Litvak, Columbia University



Charles Poole, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Greatest Hits – Part 1

What is on your greatest hits album for epidemiology?

Greatest Hits – Part 2

What is on your greatest hits album for epidemiology?

Introduction to Bayesian Methods

Richard MacLehose, University of Minnesota

Income Inequality and Health – Part 1

Ichiro Kawachi, Harvard University

Income Inequality and Health – Part 2

Ichiro Kawachi, Harvard University

A Random Shuffle

Andrew Olshan, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Molecular Pathological Epidemiology

Shuji Ogino, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Fertility and Pregnancy Loss

Lauren Wise, Boston University

Introduction to Marginal Structural Models

Stephen Cole, University of North Carolina