Cardiovascular Epidemiology Seminar Series- Fall 2017
Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30 PM
Rosenau 235

Date Speaker, affiliation Title
9/12/17 Cassie Spracklen, UNC Understanding Genetic Influences on Cardiometabolic Traits
9/19/17 TBD TBD
9/26/17 Rachael Baiduc, University of Colorado at Boulder Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Sensorineural Hearing Loss: What is the relationship and how is it measured?
10/3/17 Christina Wassel, University of Vermont Femoral Artery Atherosclerosis: A more sensitive marker than the ankle brachial index to detect early declines in physical function?
10/10/17 Thomas Keyserling, UNC Developing an adapted Mediterranean diet pattern intervention for North Carolina: the Med-South Diet?
10/17/17 Fall break- no speaker
10/24/17 Nichole Allred, Wake Forest University Elucidating the Genetic Architecture of Cardiometabolic Disease
10/31/17 Wei Jiang, Duke The Paradoxical Response of Fight-or-Flight to Mental Stress
11/7/17 Mehul Patel, UNC Regionalization of Acute Stroke Care
11/14/17 Mark Wolff, SAS Institute Application of Sensor Based Analysis of Movement for Quantification of Pain and Discomfort
11/21/17 Week of Thanksgiving- no speaker
11/28/17 Carolyn Lekavich, UNC Precision in Predicting Risk of Incident Heart Failure Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF):  Simplifying the Complexity of Early Identification
12/5/17 Allison Aiello, UNC Socioeconomic position over the life course, biomarker pathways, and chronic health outcomes

Cardiovascular Epidemiology Seminar Series- Spring 2018
Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30 PM

Date Speaker, affiliation Title
1/16/2018 Jennifer E. Below, Vanderbilt Genetic factors influencing cardio metabolic traits in Hispanics/Latinos
1/23/2018 Cancelled
1/30/2018 Jonathan Berg, UNC Genomic Diagnosis and Screening in Monogenic Cardiovascular Disease
2/6/2018 Cavin Ward-Caviness, EPA Home and the Heart: Air quality at the home and genetics in CVD epidemiology
2/13/2018 Cancelled
2/20/2018 Cancelled
2/27/2018 AHA Epi/Lifestyle Practice
3/6/2018 AHA Epi/Lifestyle Practice
3/13/2018 No seminar
3/20/2018 No seminar
3/27/2018 Beth Hauser, Duke Gene-by-Psychosocial Stress Interactions in Cardiovascular Disease
4/3/2018 Neha Pagidipati, Duke Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention: Where we are and where we’re going
4/10/2018 Gerardo Heiss, UNC Cohort studies of chronic disease: An endangered species?
4/17/2018 Gerald S. Bloomfield, Duke TBD
4/24/2018 Mildred Pointer, NCCU TBD

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