Journal Club

Epidemiology Journal Club Nov 17, Presenter: Austin Kadiri, Swati Sakhuja, Mackenzie Fowler; Topic: Causation and Causal Inference

Discussion will be presented by Austin Kadiri, Swati Sakhuja, and Mackenzie Fowler on Causation and Causal Inference, article citation:

Rothman, K. J., & Greenland, S. (2005). Causation and causal inference in epidemiology. Am J Public Health, 95 Suppl 1, S144-150. doi:10.2105/ajph.2004.059204

 

Event Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Epidemiology Journal Club Nov 10, Presenter: Emily McKinley; Topic: Missing Data

Emily McKinley will present the discussion on the following papers on the topic of Missing Data for this journal club:

 

1. Groenwold, RHH, et al. (2011). Dealing with missing outcome data in randomized trials and observational studies. AJE, 175 (3). doi:10.1093/aje/kwr302

 

Event Date: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Epidemiology Journal Club: Clinical Prediction Models; Presenters: Gargya Malla and Amrita Mukherjee

Amrita Mukherjee and Gargya Malla will present a discussion on Clinical Prediction Models on the following manuscript:

Alba, A., Agoritsas, T., Walsh, M., & et al. (2017). Discrimination and calibration of clinical prediction models: Users’ guides to the medical literature.JAMA, 318(14), 1377-1384. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12126

 

Event Date: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Epidemiology Journal Club: Sepsis Definitions Incidence and Trends; Presenters: John Donnelly and Ninad Chaudhary

John Donnelly and Ninad Chaudhary will lead the discussion on Sepsis, Friday Oct 13th from 10-11am, RPHB 209

Below are pubmed links for discussion:

Event Date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Epidemiology Journal Club- Presenter: Thomas Swain; Topic: Zinc lozenges and the common cold

Thomas Swain will lead the discussion on the following articles:

 

Article Citations: 

 

Hemila, H. (2017). Zinc lozenges and the common cold: a meta-analysis comparing zinc acetate and zinc gluconate, and the role of zinc dosage. JRSM Open, 8(5), 2054270417694291. doi:10.1177/2054270417694291

 

Hemila, H., Petrus, E. J., Fitzgerald, J. T., & Prasad, A. (2016). Zinc acetate lozenges for treating the common cold: an individual patient data meta-analysis. Br J Clin Pharmacol, 82(5), 1393-1398. doi:10.1111/bcp.13057

 

Event Date: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Epidemiology Journal Club: Vaccination and Autism, Pt 3

Continued discussion from Pts 1 and 2.  Students presented summaries of the following studies:

Bibliography: Roseman Vaccine/Autism Journal Club

1.    Wakefield, A. et al. RETRACTED: Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive developmental disorder in children. Lancet 351, 637–641 (1998).

2.     Taylor, B. et al. Autism and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine: no epidemiological evidence for a causal association.[comment]. Lancet 353, 2026–2029 (1999).

Event Date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Epidemiology Journal Club: Vaccination and Autism, Pt 2

 Vaccination and Autism, Pt 2 continued the discussion on articles from July 19th Journal club

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club: Vaccination and Autism

Part 1 of the Discussion.  Papers that were summarized for discussion:

Bibliography: Roseman Vaccine/Autism Journal Club

1.    Wakefield, A. et al. RETRACTED: Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive developmental disorder in children. Lancet 351, 637–641 (1998).

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

EpidemiologyJournal Club - Presenters: Emily McKinley and Tom Swain; Topic: Consequentialist Epidemiology

Emily and Tom will lead the discussion on Consequentialist Epidemiology on July 5th, from 12-1pm on the following articles: 

 

Sandro Galea; An Argument for a Consequentialist Epidemiology. Am J Epidemiol 2013; 178 (8): 1185-1191. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt172

https://academic.oup.com/aje/article/178/8/1185/84205/An-Argument-for-a-Consequentialist-Epidemiology

 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club- Immortal time bias; Presenters: Nick Cataldo and Jerry Idigo

Nick Cataldo and Jerry Idigo will present the following articles for discussion:

1.    Levesque LE, Hanley JA, Kezouh A, Suissa S. Problem of immortal time bias in cohort studies: example using statins for preventing progression of diabetes. BMJ 2010; 340: b5087. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20228141

 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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