Journal Club

Epidemiology Journal Club

The following paper will be presented by Cynthia Ye and John Donnelly, with Dr. Craig Wilson aiding discussion:

Efficacy and effectiveness of an rVSV-vectored vaccine in preventing Ebola virus disease: final results from the Guinea ring vaccination, open-label, cluster-randomised trial (Ebola Ça Suffit!), 

Dr Ana Marie Henao-Restrepo MD, Anton Camacho, Ira Longini, et al.  Lancet 2017; 389:505-18.

 

Event Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club

Matt Mefford and Favel Mondesir will present the article titled, "Laboratory-based and office-based risk scores and charts to predict 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in 182 countries: a pooled analysis of prospective cohorts and health surveys"

Link to the article: https://www.clinicalkey.com/#!/content/playContent/1-s2.0-S2213858717300153?returnurl=null&referrer=null&scrollTo=%23sec1

Event Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Vitamin D deficiency and incident stroke; Presenter: Thomas Swain

The following paper will be presented for discussion by Thomas Swain:

Judd, S. E., Morgan, C. J., Panwar, B., Howard, V. J., Wadley, V. G., Jenny, N. S., … Gutiérrez, O. M. (2016). Vitamin D deficiency and incident stroke risk in community-living black and white adults. International Journal of Stroke : Official Journal of the International Stroke Society, 11(1), 93–102. http://doi.org/10.1177/1747493015607515

Event Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Difference in Differences, Open Discussion

There will be an open discussion on the article, "Difference-in-Differences Analysis of the Association Between State Same-Sex Marriage Policies and Adolescent Suicide Attempts"

 

the link for this article is: http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2604258

Event Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club - Infection and Suicide Risk, Presenters: Ninad Chaudhary and Cynthia Ye

Epidemiology Journal Club will be lead by Ninad Chaudhary and Cynthia Ye on the topic of Infection and Suicide Risk.

The following paper will be discussed:

A Nationwide Cohort Study of the Association Between Hospitalization with Infection and Risk of Death by Suicide. JAMA Psychiatry, 206;73:912-919.  doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.1594

 

The link for this article is: 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27532502

Event Date: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club: Mediation Analysis

Justin Moore and John Donnelly will lead the discussion of the following articles:

Li S, Stampfer MJ, Williams DR, VanderWeele TJ. Association of Religious Service Attendance With Mortality Among Women. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jun 1;176(6):777-85.

 

Rice MS, Bertrand KA, VanderWeele TJ, Rosner BA, Liao X, Adami HO, Tamimi RM. Mammographic density and breast cancer risk: a mediation analysis. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Sep 21;18(1):94.

Event Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:00am to 1:00am

Epidemiology Journal Club: Consequences of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

This journal club meeting will discuss the following articles:

 

Obama BH. Repealing the ACA without a Replacement —The Risks to American Health Care. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 6. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1616577.

 

Event Date: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club: Impact of Ride/Bike Sharing Programs on Safety

The following articles will be discussed:

Graves JM, Pless B, Moore L, Nathens AB, Hunte G, Rivara FP.  Public Bicycle Share Programs and Head Injuries.  Am J Public Health 2014 vol 104:e106-e111.

Brazil N and Kirk DS. Uber and Metropolitan Traffic Fatalities in the United States. Am J Epidemiol; 184(3):192-198

 

Journal article links: 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4103224/pdf/AJPH.2014.302012.pdf

Event Date: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club: PScore Matching

Journal articles to be discussed:

Mortality reduction with influenza vaccine in patients with pneumonia outside "flu" season: pleiotropic benefits or residual confounding?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18556629

 

A critical appraisal of propensity-score matching in the medical literature between 1996 and 2003

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18038446

 

Event Date: 
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Epidemiology Journal Club: Competing Risks

Articles to be discussed:

Anderson, PK. Geskus RB, deWItte T, Putter H.  Competing risks in epidemiology: possibilities and pitfalls. Intnl J Epidemiology 2012;41:861-870. doi:10.1093/ije/dyr213

Event Date: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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