Biostatistics Seminars

Upcoming Seminars

 

Emine O. Bayman, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Biostatistics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and College of Public Health
Acute to Chronic Pain after Thoracic Surgery
Talk: 10:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Rob Deardon, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Veterinary Medicine and Mathematics & Statistics, University of Calgary
Parameterization via Emulation: Spatial Models of Infectious Disease Transmission
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, December 3, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

 

Past Seminars

 

Evan Mayo-Wilson, DPhil, MPA
Assistant Scientist, Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Increasing Trust in Clinical Trials
Talk: 10:00 am Monday, November 12, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Qian Shi, PhD
Consultant/Cancer Center Statistics, Department of Health Science Research, Mayo Clinic, Associate Professor of Biostatistics/Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Associate Director for Biostatistics/Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
Leveraging the Data of Yesterday for Tomorrow
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, October 29, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Jun (Vivien) Yin, PhD
Associate Consultant/Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics/Department of Health Sciences Research, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics/Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Dose-Finding Designs Incorporating Toxicity from Multiple Treatment Cycles and Continuous Efficacy Outcome
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, October 29, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Mitchell A. Thomann, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Advanced Analytics–Statistical Innovation Center, Eli Lilly and Company
Innovative Dose-Finding for Drug Development
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, October 22, 2018
Location: N110 CPHB

Adrian E. Raftery, PhD
Professor, Departments of Statistics and Sociology, University of Washington
Bayesian Population Projections with Migration Uncertainty
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, October 8, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Shuangge Ma, PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Yale University
Pan-Disease Clustering Analysis of the Trend of Period Prevalence
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, September 17, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Miguel Hernan, MD, DrPH
Kolokotrones Professor, Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
How Do We Learn What Works? A Two-Step Algorithm for Causal Inference from Observational Data
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, September 10, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Juned Siddique, DrPH
Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Measurement Error Correction and Sensitivity Analysis in Longitudinal Dietary Intervention Studies using an External Validation Study
Talk: 10:00 am Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Location: S030 CPHB

R. Dennis Cook, PhD
Professor, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota
An Introduction to Envelopes
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, April 23, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Aixin Tan, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa
Subgroup Analysis in Regression using Mixture of Finite Mixture Models
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, April 9, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Zack W. Almquist, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota
Modeling the Social Support Networks of the Homeless
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, March 26, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Dale Zimmerman, PhD
Professor of Statistics, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa
The 12-Seed over 5-Seed Upset and other Perceived Anomalies of March Madness: Are They Real, and What’s Responsible for Them?”
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, March 5, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Jae-Kwang Kim, PhD
Professor, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
Data Integration for Big Data Analysis in Finite Population Inference
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, February 26, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Patrick Ten Eyck, PhD
Director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Core, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Adunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Iowa College of Public Health
An Alternate Approach to Pseudo-Likelihood Model Selection in the Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling Framework
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, February 19, 2018
Location: C217 CPHB

Hyunkeun (Ryan) Cho, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
Various Statistical Models for Longitudinal Data with Application to a Randomized Controlled Trial
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, February 5, 2018
Location: S030-CPHB

Sean DeVries and Nick Seedorff
Graduate Students
Preceptorship Reports
Talk: 3:30 pm Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Javier Flores, Marie Ozanne and Caitlin Ward
Graduate Students
Preceptorship Reports
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, December 4, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Jacob J. Oleson, PhD
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Biostatistics; Director of the Center for Public Health Statistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
Hierarchical Bayesian Models for the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, November 13, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Naveen Narisetty, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Faculty Affiliate, Illinois Informatics Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bayesian Approaches for Quantile Regression Under Censoring
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, November 6, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Christopher S. Coffey, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, Director of Clinical Trials Statistical Data Management Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
Statistical Aspects of the Childhood & Adolescent Migraine Prevention (CHAMP) Study
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, October 30, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Caglar Koylu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, University of Iowa
Analysis of Big Longitudinal Patient Mobility Data for Evaluating Efficiency of a Health Care System
Talk: 4:00 pm Monday, October 9, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Aaron C. Miller, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Computer Science; Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa
Using Mobile Device Sensors for Influenza Forecasting and Surveillance
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, September 11, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Barry D. Nussbaum, PhD
President, American Statistical Association
It’s Not What We Said, It’s Not What They Heard, It’s What They Say They Heard
Talk: 10:00 am Thursday, June 15, 2017
Location: N120-CPHB

Anna Reisetter, Anna Smith and Ziqian Chen
Graduate Students
Preceptorship Reports
Talk: 3:30 am Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Elizabeth Bair and Cody Hansen
Graduate Students
Preceptorship Reports
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, May 1, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Kai Wang, PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
Statistical Mediation Analysis via Likelihood
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, April 24, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Deborah V. Dawson, PhD
Morris Bernstein Professor of Dentistry; Director, Division of Biostatistics and Research Design, College of Dentistry, Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa
The Genetic Origins of Biometry
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, April 17, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

M. Kathryn Cowles, PhD, and Juan Cervantes, PhD Candidate
Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of Iowa
Accounting for Spatial Correlation in Bayesian Linear and Generalized Linear Models: What, Where, When, Why?
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, April 3, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Byron J. Gajewski, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Biostatistics and Informatics Shared Resource, University of Kansas Cancer Center
Multidisciplinary Research for Reducing Early Preterm Birth: Bayesian Models for Adaptive Design and Accrual Prediction
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, March 27, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Christopher S. Coffey, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
Increasing the Practicality of Innovative Trial Design
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, March 6, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Yuan Huang, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate/Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics, Yale University
Promoting Similarity of Sparsity Structures in Integrative Analysis
Talk: 10:30 am Friday, January 20, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Kaleab Z. Abebe, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics, and Clinical and Translational Science Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Carving Out a Niche in Clinical Trials as a Collaborating (Bio)statistician
Talk: 10:30 am Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Hyunkeun Ryan Cho, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Western Michigan University
Efficient Quantile Marginal Regression for Longitudinal Data with Dropouts
Talk: 10:00 am Friday, January 13, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Nicole Bohme Carnegie, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
EstimatinCausal Effects in the Presence of Network-Mediated Interference in Cluster-Randomized Trials of Infectious Disease Prevention
Talk: 10:00 am Monday, January 9, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Thomas Murray, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Robust Treatment Comparison Based on Utilities of Semi-Competing Risks in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Talk: 10:00 am Thursday, December 15, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Jaime Lynn Speiser
Biostatistics PhD Candidate, Medical University of South Carolina
Decision Tree and Random Forest Methodology for Clustered and Longitudinal Binary Outcomes
Talk: 10:00 am Monday, December 12, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Kwang-Youn A Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
A Biostatistician's Career in the Medical School
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, November 14, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Li-Xuan Qin, PhD
Associate Member/Co-Director of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core, Soft Tissue Sarcoma Specialized Program of Research Excellence, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
On the Use of Careful Study Design for Molecular Biomarker Discovery and Molecular Classification
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, November 7, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Daniel Sewell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Iowa
Clustering Dynamic and Evolving Data
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, October 24, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Andrew A. Neath, PhD
William and Margaret Going Professor of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Examples of How a P-Value Interpretation Depends on the Underlying Statistical Philosophy
Talk: 3:30 pm Friday, September 30, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Sharon L. Lohr, PhD
Vice President and Associate Director, Westat, Inc.
The Essential Survey Statistician
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, September 26, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Diqiong ‘Joan’ Xie, PhD
Mathematical Statistician
Working at FDA as a Statistician
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, September 12, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Tommy Wright, PhD
Research Mathematical Statistician, Center for Statistical Research and Methodology, U.S. Bureau of the Census
The Equivalence of Neyman Optimum Allocation for Sampling and Equal Proportions for Apportioning the U. S. House of Representatives
Talk: 11:00 am Friday, June 17, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

 


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