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Epidemiology Department Seminar: Howard D. Sesso, ScD, MPH

As part of the Department of Epidemiology's Seminar Series, Howard D. Sesso, ScD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard's School of Public Health will present "Dietary Supplements and Cardiovascular Disease: Can Randomized Clinical Trials Ever Meet the Expectations from Epidemiologic Studies?" Please join us on Tuesday, November 11th from 4:00-5:00pm at 121 S. Main St., Room 245.

(Distributed October 24, 2014)

Mindfulness Associated with Better Health

A new study that measured "dispositional mindfulness" along with seven indicators of cardiovascular health found that persons reporting higher degrees of awareness of their present feelings and experiences had better health. The research suggests that interventions to improve mindfulness could benefit cardiovascular health, an idea researchers can test. 

(Distributed October 24, 2014)

Dissertation Defense of Samantha Rosenthal

On Friday, November 7 in room 245 at 121 S. Main Street, PhD Candidate in Epidemiology, Samantha Rosenthal, will defend her thesis "Social and Behavioral Risk during the Transition to Adulthood."  This dissertation presentation is open to all persons.  School of Public Health graduate students and faculty are particularly encouraged to attend.  Refreshments will be served.RosenthalRosenthal

(Distributed October 17, 2014)

Epidemiology Department Seminar: Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD, MPH

As part of the Epidemiology Department's Seminar Series, Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School will present "Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention".  Please join us on Tuesday, September 23rd from 4:00-5:00pm at 121 S. Main St., Room 245. 

(Distributed September 10, 2014)
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