Winter 2014: Research Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Fridays.
Seminars run from 1:30-2:30 in Kresge, Room K203

Title of the Talk
January 10
Dr. Marnin Heisel, Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UWO
Suicide and its Prevention Among Older Adults: Cultivating a Program of Research to Address a Critical Health Problem
January 17
Dr. Mark S. Kaplan, Dr.P.H., Professor of Social Welfare, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
Dr. Ronald Holden, Ph.D., C.Psych., Professor of Psychology, Queens University
Challenges and Innovations in Suicidology:  A Conversation with Two Prominent Suicide Prevention Researchers
January 24
Dr. Marnin Heisel, Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UWO
I had a million dollars”: A primer on grant-writing in the health sciences
January 31
Dr. Jennifer Macnab, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Dr. Rob Alder, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Survey: Lessons from Africa
February 7
Dr. Greta Bauer, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Social inclusion as a strategy for reducing suicide risk among transgender people in Ontario: Evidence from a respondent-driven sampling study
February 14
David O'Gorman, Departments of Surgery and Biochemistry, Western Lawson Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute
Distinguishing interpatient variability from epigenetic changes during Dupuytren's disease development
February 21
February 28
Dr. Asuri N. Prasad, Department of Paediatric Neurology
Prevalence of Epilepsy and neurodevelopment disabilities in Canadian children using NLSCY survey data
March 7
Chrysi Bogiatzi, MD, MSc, Robarts Reserch Institute & SPARC
SubtyPes of ischAemic stRoKe cLassification systEm (SPARKLE) incorporating measurement of carotid plaque burden: A new validated tool for the classification of ischemic stroke subtypes
March 14
Dr. Marnin Heisel, Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UWO
How to Deliver an Engaging Presentation: From the Thesis Examination to the Hallowed Halls of Academe
March 21
Dr. Vivek Goel, President and CEO, Public Health Ontario
March 28
Dr. Gary Rodin, University of Toronto/University Health Network Chair in Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care and Head, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Center
Living on the Edge:  The Challenge of Clinical Trials with Advanced Disease
April 4
Dr. Arlene MacDougall, Department of Psychiatry, Western University
Insights into my First Study as PI: The relationship between autobiographical memory and insight in schizophrenia

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