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Chanelle Howe Named One of the 10 Best Reviewers for 2014 for the American Journal of Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology would like to congratulate Assistant Professor Chanelle Howe for being recognized as one of the 10 Best Reviewers for the American Journal of Epidemiology in 2014. She will be recognized at this year's Society for Epidemiologic Research meeting in Denver, CO and  in an Editor's note in the February 15th issue of the Journal. 

(Distributed February 10, 2015)

Professor Tongzhang Zheng, MB, ScD Joins the Department of Epidemiology

Dr. Zheng comes to Brown from Yale University School of Public Health where he was the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology and the Chairman of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Yale School of Public Health for the past 12 years. Dr. Zheng earned a Sc.D. in epidemiology from Harvard University and a medical degree from the Tongji Medical School, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.  Dr.

(Distributed February 6, 2015)

Epidemiology Department Seminar: James B. Meigs

James B. Meigs, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, will present a seminar entitled, "Health Applications of Type 2 Diabetes Genetics."  His group studies causes and prevention of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, approached using biochemical and genetic epidemiology of insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and health services translational research.  Their goal is to improve type 2 diabetes and CVD prevention and clinical care. 

(Distributed February 3, 2015)

Epidemiology Department Seminar: Dariush Mozaffarian

As part of the Department of Epidemiology's Seminar Series, Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH, Dean of Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, will present "Dietary Priorities for Obesity: Are All Calories Created Equal?" Dr. Mozaffarian is a cardiologist and epidemiologist whose research focuses on the effects of diet and lifestyle on cardiometabolic health, including global impacts of suboptimal diet and effectivenss of policies to improve diets around the world.

(Distributed February 3, 2015)
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